Vote.org was forced to mail paper applications to all 2,400 voter applicants. There is a strong possibility many of them will not get registered because of the timing.
Pablos’ action sends a terrible message to average people; don’t even try to register to vote because it will not matter. Even if voter suppression was not intended that is the result.
Moreover, Pablos is hurting Republicans by sending out a horrendous message. To explain, the message is: “the GOP only wants old white people to vote, everybody else should stay home.”
Millennials and people of color; whose votes Texas Republicans need, get the message: “only Democrats care about us.” Latinos, in particular, have received the memo, 57% of Hispanic voters prefer Democrat Beto O’Rourke (D-El Paso) to U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), The New York Times estimates.Read more