You have new items in your feed. Click to view.
Question and answer
how are transients barred from voting, even if they are citizens?
Today, homeless individuals in all states have the right to register and vote. [ In most states, when registering to vote homeless voters only need to designate their place of residence, which can be a street corner, a park, a shelter, or any other location where an individual stays at night. A citizen may only have one residency during registration, but they may switch their residency each time
they change locations. Acquiring residency is needed to prove that the citizen lives within the district he or she wishes to vote in. Some states also need a mailing address to send out the voter ID card, which that individual will have to show on Election Day. Some states will allow individuals to use PO Boxes; other states allow the provided address to be that of a local shelter, advocacy organization, outreach center, or anywhere else that accepts mail on behalf of a person registering to vote. States like Arizona and Nebraska allow homeless citizens to use county court houses or county clerks’ offices as mailing address. Homeless individuals face another obstacle during voter registration, they must now provide their driver’s license number, or the last four digits of their Social Security Number on their voter registration form. This has been enforced since 2002, when President Bush passed the Help America Vote Act (HAVA). This law was passed as a reaction to the growing election administrative problems. HAVA was set up as a solution because of the issues of the 2000 election. The National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH) assists nonprofit organizations, in getting lower income and homeless citizens registered to vote. In 1992, the NCH set up a campaign called “You don’t need a home to vote.” This campaign provided useful resources and guidelines for nonprofit organizations to follow when assisting citizens to register. Nonprofits, like homeless shelters and food banks set up a voter registration party to help homeless citizens to register. ]
Expert answered|vanilla2bean|Points 3228|
Question
Asked 12/28/2012 9:28:20 AM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
why is it necessary for states to register voters
Weegy: Voter registration is the requirement in some democracies for citizens and residents to check in with some central registry specifically for the purpose of being allowed to vote in elections. [ An effort to get people to register is known as a voter registration drive. ] (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 12/28/2012 9:26:08 AM
0 Answers/Comments
What was Benjamin Franklin suggesting about the government when he said that a man whose only property was a jackass would lose his right to vote if [ the jackass died?
Weegy: Thomas Paine was famous for saying that quote. Property owners were the only ones allowed to vote at that time. [ ] (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 12/28/2012 9:21:05 AM
0 Answers/Comments
good.
Weegy: thats nice User: yeah Weegy: ok, do u have a nother question? User: yes how are transients barred from voting, even if they are citizens? Weegy: The residency requirements that most states have cause transients to not be allowed to vote. The residency requirements state that a person must live in an area, with a permanent residence, in order to be able to vote in an area. [ As a side note, in states that require picture ID also stop transients from voting since one cannot get a picture ID without an address. ] (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 12/28/2012 9:23:48 AM
0 Answers/Comments
should i cut my hair or grow it out User: i am a women should i cut my hair or grow it out User: how should i wear my hair User: will i ever get a boyfriend
Weegy: Yes. How old are you? User: 17 Weegy: What is your question? User: i am 17 Weegy: What is your question? User: i am 17 will i ever get a boyfriend again User: am i lesbian Weegy: So you want to find out if your a lesbian, im guessing since your taking this test that you probably are, but hey I may be wrong... No, I know a lesbian when I see one. So take the test and find out for yourself... User: i a avirgin User: i sle[t with one guy Weegy: hello, how can i help you (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 12/28/2012 9:59:48 AM
0 Answers/Comments
should i got to art school User: my boyfriend used to hit me and i still love him. why?
Weegy: keep it up.you will get good result in future.Means you will get good love from him soonly User: should i cut my hair or grow it out Weegy: don't cut it.Hair is important thing for looks beauty for women. (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 12/28/2012 9:51:37 AM
0 Answers/Comments
25,797,610 questions answered
Popular Conversations
(3xy - 1) (4xy + 2)
Weegy: (3xy - 1) (4xy + 2) = 12x^2y^2 + 6xy - 4xy - 2 = 12x^2y^2 + 2xy - 2 User: (2x - 3y)(4x - y) Weegy: (2x ...
7/27/2016 2:50:11 PM| 5 Answers
Find the sum of (5x3 + 3x2 - 5x + 4) and (8x3 -5x2 + 8x + 9).
Weegy: (5x3 + 3x2 - 5x + 4) + (8x3 -5x2 + 8x + 9) = 13x^3 2x^2 + 3x + 13 User: Simplify 8 - (-5) - 4(-7). User: ...
7/27/2016 3:23:41 PM| 3 Answers
Why is Nurse so upset? She thinks Juliet should marry Paris. She ...
Weegy: "[N]ow art thou what thou art, by art as well as by nature: for this drivelling love is like a great natural, ...
7/27/2016 6:31:00 AM| 2 Answers
(3xy - 1) (4xy + 2)
Weegy: (3xy - 1) (4xy + 2) = 12x^2y^2 + 6xy - 4xy - 2 = 12x^2y^2 + 2xy - 2 User: [4 - (3c - 1)][6 ...
7/27/2016 2:40:02 PM| 2 Answers
The term Learners with Continuous Partial Attention is applied ...
Weegy: "Learners with Continuous Partial Attention" refers to students who frequently multitask during learning ...
7/27/2016 2:47:48 PM| 2 Answers
Where were the first magazines ...
7/27/2016 12:21:53 AM| 1 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
P
L
Points 591 [Total 1341] Ratings 2 Comments 571 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
P
P
P
Points 388 [Total 3136] Ratings 0 Comments 388 Invitations 0 Offline
S
P
Points 319 [Total 578] Ratings 1 Comments 309 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 317 [Total 738] Ratings 2 Comments 297 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 88 [Total 227] Ratings 0 Comments 88 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
P
P
P
Points 83 [Total 3787] Ratings 0 Comments 83 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 21 [Total 71] Ratings 2 Comments 1 Invitations 0 Online
S
1
L
L
P
R
P
L
P
P
R
Points 8 [Total 12606] Ratings 0 Comments 8 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 5 [Total 5] Ratings 0 Comments 5 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
Points 3 [Total 1766] Ratings 0 Comments 3 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.