voter id requirements in Mexico ?

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Sunday, April 04, 2021, 19:59 (9 days ago) @ ekim

Most democracies (including Mexico) require voter ID. I doubt that Mexicans
are required to travel to Mexico City to obtain one.
Suggesting that minorities are incapable of obtaining a state issued ID
smacks of the racism of low expectations for minority groups.
Were I a minority, I would be offended by that implication.

Not "incapable". No one ever said that. But this targeted voter suppression tactic is designed to inconvenience a significant number of minorities so that they don't vote, and thus to skew the vote in the opposite direction of their expected vote.

The people clamoring for (and defending the clamor for) voter ID in the States conveniently ignore the existing voter ID called a Voter Registration Card that includes having the voter's name appear on a specific roll for a specific district. A practice that U.S. states have used for decades without any significant voter fraud.

If something isn't broken, what is the point in changing it and calling it "fixing it"? Such tactics are blatant VOTER SUPPRESSION, a disgraceful tactic by the MINORITY PARTY, otherwise known as Republicans. Pretending it is anything else insults the intelligence of those same minorities whom you impossibly claim (because you obviously don't know) would be offended. They know when hardships are targeted at them.

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