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"You Cannot Vote without a Mask" - Payette County Idaho (Watch Videos)

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Yesterday and again today, security guards were keeping people from voting at the Payette County Courthouse. The County Clerk (Lindsey Bratcher) said that they would make sure this did not happen again and that people would be allowed into the building to vote without a mask. But, the next day people were still being turned away. When she was called out for the continued action, she pointed the finger at the County Commissioners, saying, "it is them making the decision"

After a lady was not allowed to vote without a mask, she went to the Payette City office and they told her, "Go talk to an attorney or the Secretary of State". We should not wonder how impractical it would be for this lady to get an attorney or an audience with the Secretary of State in order to vote. 

A fair question to ask, "What individual rights will be intact after the government stops using Covid as an excuse?"


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Idaho State Constitution Guarantees the Right of Suffrage (ISC 1, 19). 

Suffrage: Right to vote; the right to vote, especially in a political election, a vote given in favor of a proposed measure, candidate, or the like.

ARTICLE 1, SECTION 19. RIGHT OF SUFFRAGE GUARANTIED. No power, civil or military, shall at any time interfere with or prevent the free and lawful exercise of the right of suffrage.

ARTICLE 1, SECTION 18. JUSTICE TO BE FREELY AND SPEEDILY ADMINISTERED. Courts of justice shall be open to every person, and a speedy remedy afforded for every injury of person, property or character, and right and justice shall be administered without sale, denial, delay, or prejudice.


Note: After visiting the Payette County Sheriff office, Captain Hauntz confirmed that he would stay down at the courthouse until the end of his shift to make sure everyone got in to vote. He also confirmed that the restriction was because of a policy from the County Commissioners. 

Payette County Commissioner website: https://www.payettecounty.org/elected-officials/commissioners

UPDATE 1

Once Again People Acting Together Corrected a Problem!

Public Nov 3, 2020 Nov 3, 2020

At least twice last week Payette County personnel interfered with more than one person coming into the courthouse to vote. The People's Rights network was activated and the Idaho Area 3 Assistants began working to get the problem rectified. 

On Thursday, October 29th phone calls were made to the County Clerk Lindsey Bratchem. It seems evident in the phone call recording that she recognized the Constitutional violation and promised to correct the interference. However, the next day when a man came into the courthouse to vote he was also interfered with and had to escalate the issue to a county supervisor in order to have access to the voting booth. We do not know how many more people were intimidated to not vote or were turned away. 

People's Rights network activated people who called the Sheriff's office, a follow up call went to Lindsey Bratchem and political pressure was put on the County Commissioners. Also, a Call to Action was sent out to assemble on Monday in Payette. By Friday afternoon, the County Commissioners rescinded the mask order that was in place at the building and the Sheriff's Office posted a deputy at the courthouse to insure that everyone was allowed access to vote. 

To make certain that the message was heard loud and clear, People assembled on Monday, November 2nd at the Payette County Courthouse and peacefully acted to bring attention to the violations. 

This is a video of the People's activities on Monday:  


 

To all of you who participated in correcting the voting interference issues in Payette County, thank you! 

We also thank the Payette County Sheriff's department and the County Clerk Lindsey Bratchem along with the County Commissioners for eventually correcting the problem.

Note: It is hard to understand why a small little county courthouse, in a tight-net safe community would need to employ a full-time security team with a metal detector and other security equipment. The local People should be offended by this display of distrust from their County Officials and should put pressure on the County Commissioners to have the security station and guard(s) removed so the People can freely enter their courts/building without being intimidated or turned away (this is not to mention the waste of taxpayers money).

IDAHO STATE CONSTITUTION

ARTICLE 1, SECTION 18. JUSTICE TO BE FREELY AND SPEEDILY ADMINISTERED. Courts of justice shall be open to every person, and a speedy remedy afforded for every injury of person, property or character, and right and justice shall be administered without sale, denial, delay, or prejudice.

CALL-TO-ACTION!

Demonstration at Payette County Courthouse, 10am, Monday Nov. 2nd 2020

Public Oct 30, 2020 Oct 31, 2020 Oct 30, 2020, 4:33 pm MDT
Nov 2, 2020, 4:33 pm MST

Every person that reads this article should attend this demonstration on Monday. Can you imagine if this same thing is happening across the State or the County. We all have an opportunity to make a big deal of this the day before elections. Our actions may help so other voting locations do not restrict  people from entering and casting their vote for not having a mask. 

Take off work, reschedule your plans, if you believe voting is important then securing the right to vote should be a priority to you!

Link to Directions: Google Maps

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