Brett Hurt on Texas voting restriction: ‘It’s fundamentally anti-Democratic’

NBC’s Craig Melvin is joined by former Dallas Mayor, Ron Kirk and Data Dot World CEO and Co-Founder, Brett Hurt to discuss new restrictive voting laws in Texas.

5/6/2021 9:14:00 PM

'It's based on this desire to reverse history and try to limit access,' Brett Hurt says about the new restrictive voting laws in Texas. 'It's fundamentally anti-Democratic.'

NBC’s Craig Melvin is joined by former Dallas Mayor, Ron Kirk and Data Dot World CEO and Co-Founder, Brett Hurt to discuss new restrictive voting laws in Texas.

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Some in GOP worry new limits will hurt their voters, tooAs Republicans march ahead with their campaign to tighten voting laws in political battlegrounds, some in their party are worried the restrictions will backfire by making it harder for GOP voters to cast ballots... Doh! Such a joke. Sure they worry. All these “restrictions,” as you put it, do is try to ensure that the people who are voting are who they claim to be. AP is a joke be still....dont let the GQP know....

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Some in GOP worry new limits will hurt their voters, tooAs Republicans march ahead with their campaign to tighten voting laws in political battlegrounds, some in their party are worried the restrictions will backfire by making it harder for GOP voters to cast ballots. The restrictions backed by Republicans in Georgia, Florida, Iowa, Texas and Arizona often take aim at mail voting, a method embraced by voters from both parties but particularly popular with older voters. The new rules, concerned Republicans note, may be billed as adding security or trust in elections but ultimately could add hurdles for key parts of the GOP coalition. Again, when are you going to shine a bright light on New York's far more Racist/Restrictive voting laws than the states you keep harping on? Funny to watch boomers desperately cling to the old ways that have benefitted them and only them for so many years. aka their base. Morons.

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