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  • v. Present participle of cage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In coal-mining, the operation of changing the tubs on the cage.


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  • Note that "caging" is not a violation of Florida voting law.


  • That is, you started discussing whether "caging" is a violation of Florida law, as if that were what I was talking about.


  • This is "caging" -- this is happening in Florida too.

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  • Last week, someone named "Dan Froomkin," on the Washington Post website, huffed and puffed and tried to blow down BBC's exposure of voter 'caging' - a GOP trick for challenging legitimate ballots.

    Medical Alert: Washington Post Goes Blind - Misses 'Caging' Story

  • A vocal chameleon who segues effortlessly from genre to genre, Asha rejects the idea of caging herself in a box.

  • Plus, they aren't asking people to verify their address, they want to verify those address themselves using caging, which is known to be wildly inaccurate.

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  • And now we†™ ve got voter ID laws across the country, and we†™ ve got voter caging, which is a fancy way of purging people from the voter files.

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  • And now we've got voter ID laws across the country, and we've got voter caging, which is a fancy way of purging people from the voter files.

    Democracy Now!

  • At this stage, there's not much we can do about the now long-accomplished purging of voter registrations (over 19% in Colorado) and systemic "caging" (fooling) of voters, nor the electronic vote-flipping seen in five states during early voting (ask Oprah how well her machine worked last week).

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  • Well, I was all nervous about the "caging" and "purging" of registered voter lists in several states under the Help America Not Vote or whatever it's called.

    Election Central Morning Roundup


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  • "Vote caging is a little-known but pernicious technique. Political operatives mail letters to voters, targeting areas where the opposing party is strong. If a letter is returned as undeliverable, the voter’s name is put on a list to be challenged at the polls. The challengers try to persuade election officials not to let the person vote, or only to let them cast a provisional ballot. Some voters end up disenfranchised. No matter how the challenges turn out, they often create confusion and long lines, reducing turnout in the targeted precincts."

    The New York Times, A Clean, Fair Fight , March 5 , 2008

    September 17, 2008