Point Eight to True Election Integrity: Election Day is a Holiday
This eighth point for curing chronic electile dysfunction is by far the simplest solution and explanation yet. It is one that disarms nearly every other argument aimed at preventing true election integrity measures from being introduced, especially arguments that require people to put in actual effort to turn out and vote and prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that they are indeed the individual checking in to vote.
You’ve certainly heard it said that requiring identification is racist, and banning or curtailing mail-in or early voting discriminates against the elderly. Precinct sizes in many major metro areas are too large to allow for people to avoid long lines on Election Day, so I have already included the substantial reduction of precinct sizes in my 10-step plan. If that is implemented, the whining children who don’t want to stand in line will have little to complain about, especially after a key national decision is announced.
Election Day should be a holiday.
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