‘African-Americans in Mississippi’ Pressured To Vote In Alabama Senate Race

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Senate Majority Leader A. Mitchell McConnell (R.-Ky.) and GOP Alabama Senate nominee Roy S. Moore (File photos)

Democratic activists are making a last-minute push to get out the vote against Roy Moore in Alabama by encouraging “African-Americans in Mississippi” to vote in the wrong state.

Sources on the ground in Alabama confirm that these tactics are real, and they are being used by supporters of Democrat Doug Jones.

Big League Politics received evidence of a Reddit call for “African-Americans in Mississippi” to “make a short trip to Alabama on December 12.” That Reddit thread is still active.

Similar calls have been made on Reddit for African-Americans in other nearby states, including Georgia and Tennessee.

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There is also a concerted effort underway to register felons to vote in the Alabama special election.

AL.com reports:

Thousands of felons across Alabama have registered to vote in recent weeks, according to Pastor Kenneth Glasgow, who is heading up a statewide effort to get felons to the voting booth.

Glasgow’s goal is to get as many felons as possible signed up to vote before the end of the day Monday, the deadline to be able to cast a ballot in Alabama’s Dec. 12 U.S. Senate special election…

For generations, most Alabamians convicted of a felony were barred from ever voting in the state again, but the Definition of Moral Turpitude Act, a new law passed by the state Legislature and signed by Gov. Kay Ivey in May, cleared the way for thousands of felons to restore their voting rights.”

 

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