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    Republicans had considered using foreclosure lists to challenge voters at the polls, according to an opinion piece in the Sacramento Bee. Those plans has been tossed thankfully, but writers Jose Garcia and Scott Novakowski warn of voter confusion that could discourage people from going to the ballot box. The problem stems from displaced voters who have not re-registered at their new addresses believing they're ineligible. While this probably won't sway enough voters to impact solidly-blue California, swing states like Florida and Ohio have tens of thousands of people who were foreclosed out of their homes. [Sacramento Bee]

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