Transcript for President Obama on Voting Reform
Defending our freedom -- Is not does the job of our military along. We must all do our part to make sure our god given rights are protected here at home. That includes. One of the most fundamental rights of -- democracy. The right to vote. -- -- -- No matter where they live. Or what their party. Are denied that right. Because they can't afford don't wait for five or six or seven hours just to cast their ballot. We are betraying our ideals. -- So tonight I'm announcing a nonpartisan commission to improvement. The voting experience in America and it definitely needs improvement. I'm asking too long time experts in the field. Who by the way recently served as the top attorneys for my campaign and for governor Romney's campaign to lead it. We can fix this and we will. The American people demand it and so -- our democracy.
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