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AR voter made to cover “Obama is a terrorist” shirt before voting

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LITTLE ROCK, AR (KAIT/KATV) -

Before casting his vote on Election Day, a central Arkansas man had to cover his “Obama is a terrorist” shirt with tape.

According to KATV, the details of the incident were revealed in a Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office report.

A poll worker told deputies the man was trying to cast his ballot when she noticed his shirt which said, “Obama is a terrorist.”

According to KATV, the worker said the shirt violated election policy and he wouldn’t be allowed to vote. The worker, however, couldn’t provide a copy of the policy nor fully explain the policy.

The man was allowed to vote after he covered his shirt.

Deputies eventually contacted Pulaski County Election Commission Deputy Director Heather McKim.

According to KATV, McKim said because President Obama was affiliated with the Democratic Party, the man’s shirt would have to be covered or removed before he could vote.

For more information on the incident, click here to read KATV’s report.

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