The Constitution details at great length that the expansion of voting rights is essential to the nature of our democracy. It’s simply extraordinary that over the past couple of years the Republican Party has attempted to decimate voting rights in the U.S.
On MSNBC’s PoliticsNation, I joined Reverend Al Sharpton and Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, to discuss Ohio Secretary of State John Husted’s efforts to appeal a federal court decision which upheld early voting in the crucial swing state. Watch the video of last night’s show and comment below with your thoughts on Ohio’s early voting controversy.
Obama still has the upper hand in Ohio
Both candidates in the presidential election know the swing state of Ohio is critical to the election. President Obama is in the lead, but Romney is intensifying his efforts. Can Obama hang on to his lead? Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, and Catherine Crier, former judge, prosecutor, and journalist talk with Rev. Al Sharpton.