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
17,444,931 questions answered
Popular Conversations
Solve the following equation, answer as a reduced, mixed number. Then ...
Weegy: 8x^2 - 2x = 1; 8x^2 - 2x - 1= 0; (4x + 1)(2x - 1) = 0 (4x + 1) = 0; 4x = -1, x = -1/4 or (2x - 1) = 0; 2x = 1; ...
9/18/2014 4:34:59 PM| 5 Answers
One number is 3 less than twice another. If their sum is 39, find the ...
Weegy: x + 2x - 3 = 39 User: The line that passes through (-1, -3) and (2, 1) User: Input in standard form the ...
9/18/2014 8:03:12 AM| 4 Answers
Simplify the expression where possible. (4c^2)^3 User: Simplify the ...
Weegy: -4x^4 User: Simplify the expression where possible. (x^2)^4 Weegy: that's not possible! what do you need to ...
9/18/2014 9:32:07 AM| 4 Answers
Simplify the expression where possible. (6^3)^-3 User: Simplify the ...
Weegy: (2^3) - 2 = 8 - 2 = 6 ; So the answer is 6. User: Evaluate the following expression. (5x)^0 User: ...
9/18/2014 9:35:27 AM| 4 Answers
Find the slope of the line whose equation is 7y = 3x + 1.
Weegy: C. The graph will shift 3 units to the right. User: Find the x-intercept of the line whose equation is 10x + ...
9/18/2014 8:01:25 AM| 3 Answers
Which word in the sentence is an indirect object? Send them ...
Weegy: D. apartment is an indirect object. User: Which word in the sentence is an indirect object? Choose all ...
9/18/2014 1:00:56 PM| 3 Answers
Solve the following equation, answer as a reduced, mixed number. Then ...
Weegy: 4/5x - 3 3/4 = 2 1/2 4/5x = 2 1/2 + 3 3/4 4/5x = 5/2 + 15/4 4/5x = 10/4 + 15/4 4/5x = 25/4 x = (25/4) / ...
9/18/2014 5:27:21 PM| 3 Answers
Select the difference of (8x2 - 3x3) - (5x2 - 9x3)
Weegy: (8x^2 - 3x^3) - (5x^2 - 9x^3) =8x^2 - 3x^3 - 5x^2 + 9x^3 =x^2(8-5) + x^3(9-3) =3x^2 + 6x^3 =3x^2(1+2x)
9/18/2014 12:12:12 AM| 2 Answers
Which of the following programs can open a bitmap file? A. ...
Weegy: Windows Paint can open a bitmap file. User: Which of the following would you click to access Help and ...
9/18/2014 1:07:28 AM| 2 Answers
The defining part of the business cycle is
9/18/2014 5:36:19 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
R
L
1
1
P
C
1
P
1
1
L
P
C
P
C
1
P
C
L
P
C
1
P
C
P
C
P
C
L
Points 2110 [Total 26508]| Ratings 4| Comments 2070| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
1
L
P
C
1
Points 1906 [Total 8437]| Ratings 8| Comments 1826| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
1
1
1
1
L
1
L
Points 1535 [Total 11315]| Ratings 0| Comments 1535| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
C
P
C
1
L
L
P
C
1
Points 1528 [Total 17467]| Ratings 12| Comments 1408| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
P
C
Points 1401 [Total 18573]| Ratings 4| Comments 1361| Invitations 0|Online
S
1
L
1
L
P
P
L
Points 600 [Total 11846]| Ratings 0| Comments 600| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
P
C
P
C
1
L
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
P
C
P
C
Points 530 [Total 19061]| Ratings 1| Comments 520| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 491 [Total 1161]| Ratings 0| Comments 491| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 418 [Total 5542]| Ratings 4| Comments 378| Invitations 0|Online
S
Points 52 [Total 52]| Ratings 2| Comments 32| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2014 Purple Inc.