Should I not vote this November?
I work for Cox Communications and they said if I vote for Hillary, or Obama this November I will be trminated from my job. I have to take a picture of the ballot with my phone before I put it in the voteing machine. I called Richard Blumenthal Connecticut sate Attorney General and I got something like we had 300 calls like this one and it is under investagation.
Asked By: Jessica Z - 5/31/2008
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that's illegal but you have several choices either you go through the process of taking your company to court or you show up at the polls with a pencil and eraser fill in McCain take the photo. then erase it and fill in whoever you want. or the other thing you could do is fill in McCain then take the photo then ask for... More
Answered By: War 4 - 5/31/2008
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That is so illegal it sounds like you made this up. Don't take a damn picture. It is your vote, and it is confidential!
Answered By: Mister E - 5/31/2008
that is totally illegal --unamerican baloney-- you lying i hope!!
Answered By: c z - 5/31/2008
No, you absolutely should vote. And vote for Obama or Hillary, and take the picture. Show it to your bosses. Let them fire you, and then sue them for a million or two dollars.
Answered By: Dave M - 5/31/2008
Vote for Obama and then file a suit against the company. They don't know who you are voting for, and it is illegal to fire you for voting a certain way.
Answered By: Uptown - 5/31/2008
I hope that you are kidding. Voting is private and no one can tell you to vote for. Maybe I will e-mail Cox and tell them that that is illegal.
Answered By: Susan J - 5/31/2008
Wow, if you are serious, you just won a huge lawsuit and got your bosses fired. This is voter intimidation and it is VERY illegal. You can vote for whomever you want. This is still America, land of the FREE.
Answered By: mcq316 - 5/31/2008
Ha! Strictly illegal. But you must be making it up. IN CT Hill or Obama will win guaranteed. Cox Communications is not big enough to change that.
Answered By: castlekeepr - 5/31/2008
That is an entirely illegal process. You have every right to sue Cox Communications. Contact a lawyer of your own as well as the Attorney General again, and the assistant AG in charge of voting rights, as well as your elections board. You have every right to vote for who you want, so I say vote. If they terminate you... More
Answered By: C J - 5/31/2008
Well file a report with the FBI is a FEDERAL OFFENSE what cox is doing,, if they are really doing that,, just calling is not enough,, just posting this here is not enough,, nobody can treat you or anybody else with that good luck! and go and VOTE that is your right and your duty.
Answered By: xxoo - 5/31/2008
This is outragous they can to tell you who to vote for or even fire you for that i never heard of of such a thing. And you have to take a picture of who you vote for to show them? This is unlawful!!!!!!!!!!!! That is good you contacted your congressman. Make sure they are looking in to this.
Answered By: shark2210 - 5/31/2008
Vote for Ron Paul. They didn't mention him, did they?
Answered By: DAR - 5/31/2008
you should absolutely vote. and don't be afraid to take a stand. not that you are. don't let cox scare you. voting is your God given right. i'm going to vote for hillary. if cox tries anything then take them to court. good luck!
Answered By: phil p - 5/31/2008
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