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Federal law and elections


Federal elections are required to occur on “the Tuesday next, after the first Monday in November.” This date is not based on something that Mark Twain whispered to Ulysses S. Grant. It is neither optional nor suggested. 

According to 2 US Code § Section 7, that Tuesday “is established as the day for the election…of Representatives and Delegates to the Congress.”

Under 3 US Code § 21 “election day” “means the Tuesday next after the first Monday in November,” for choosing the President and Vice President except “as necessitated by force majeure events that are extraordinary and catastrophic.” 

So, absent total calamities, all of today’s early-voting nonsense violates not one but two federal statutes.


We need to return to an election day, and do away with an election season.

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( November 9th, 2023 @ 8:04 am )
I would suggest that county commissioners act to advocate for the removal of drop boxes, then the general assemblies or local boards of election might act to take a more assertive position for their permanent removal. If this action within the states' political purview did not suit the political whim of the Leftist elements within the DO(in)J, that would make for an interesting constitutional fight that I would wager the DO(in)J would lose.

The Bridgepoint Incident is, I believe, just the tip of the proverbial iceberg.
( November 9th, 2023 @ 7:58 am )
Unattended ballot drop boxes are an open invitation to ballot box stuffing and other fraud. This year's election for major of Bridgeport, Connecticut has just been thrown out by a judge and a new election ordered due to video showing stuffing of one of those unattended ballot boxes. Unattended ballot drop boxes are a threat to ballot integrity and should be absolutely banned by law.
( November 9th, 2023 @ 7:47 am )
John: What would be your suggestion as to how we end the infamous drop boxes that are appearing to provide the perfect distancing cover to professional Ballot Harvesters?
( November 9th, 2023 @ 7:11 am )
Comrade Biden is a far leftist who is dishonest and in power in the US, Little Bobbie. Further, polls show that the American people understand that he is working to set up a police state.

As to election day, it is sad that a despicable thug like George Soros can get away with the racist attack ads he did on our black GOP gubenatorial nominee in Kentucky, but we won every other race in that state as well as all statewide offices in Mississippi and Louisiana. In Louisiana, we took the governorship back from the Democrats. I don't know what you are so smug about. The forces of civilization also took out that Soros prosecutor in Loudon County, Virginia, even though she had a 12 to 1 spending advantage.
Big Bob said:
( November 8th, 2023 @ 9:02 pm )
Not in the US!
Big Bob said:
( November 8th, 2023 @ 9:04 pm )
I get it. Yesterday was rough. I’ll give you a little room.
( November 8th, 2023 @ 7:16 pm )
Comrade Biden would be the clear example in the US. He is what Margaret Thatcher called "the loony left" and he is crooked as a snake.
Big Bob said:
( November 8th, 2023 @ 6:59 pm )
Not in the US!
( November 8th, 2023 @ 3:20 pm )
The far left has won without honesty far too often, from Lenin to Mao to Castro to the Greek far left a few elections back to Venezuela, etc.
Big Bob said:
( November 8th, 2023 @ 1:45 pm )
JS, no ideology can win without honesty. Sure, both sides may win battles, but the war is one by putting people first. No exceptions. The far right and far left will never rule.
( November 8th, 2023 @ 1:36 pm )
It appears that the "crow" problem here is that LIttle Bobbie is too far into that bottle of Old Crow sitting in front of him. As to Jim Crow, a stake from driven through his cold heart well over half a century ago but he still lives rent free in Little Bobbie head.
Big Bob said:
( November 8th, 2023 @ 1:19 am )
I’m not your judge but your take on, and participation with Mr Crow is your cross to bear. I have my own. Just trying to be helpful
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