First Time Voter - Denied

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I turned 18 in 2000. In Hampton, Va., I attempted to vote for the first time. However, I was not educated on voting rights. I was turned away from voting because I didn't have a voter registration card or the proper ID. I don’t believe provisional ballets were given at that time. And, I did not fight it. Because of that I have missed the opportunity to vote. 

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Florida
FL
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I walked into the polling place along with my wife and handed the poll worker my card and they went through the rolls and told me that I wasn't in

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Virginia
VA
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The Statue of Liberty

I turned 18 in 2000. In Hampton, Va., I attempted to vote for the first time. However, I was not educated on voting rights. I was turned away from voting because

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MI
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The first time that my friends attempted to vote, they encountered many people that attempted to discourage them from voting. They were provided with an enormous amount of false information.

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