A form of voter suppression. Employed by members of Republican Party, the term refers to the political tactic of using direct mail to target registered voters in order to invalidate registration and purge from voter rolls. With one type of caging, a political party sends registered mail to random addresses of registered voters of the opposing party. If the mail is returned as undeliverable - because, for example, either the voter refuses to sign for it, or the voter isn't present for delivery, or the voter is homeless - the party uses that fact to challenge the registration, arguing that because the voter could not be reached at the address, the registration is fraudulent. With the validity of the registration challenged, the voter's ballot cannot be counted until the voter proves that their registration is valid.
The voters targeted by caging are often the most vulnerable: soldiers deployed overseas, those who are unfamiliar with their rights under the law, and those who cannot spare the time, effort, and expense of proving that their registration is valid. On the day of the election, when the voter arrives at the poll to request a ballot, an operative of the party challenges the validity of their registration. Ultimately, caging works by dissuading a voter from casting a ballot, or by ensuring that they cast a provisional ballot, which is less likely to be counted.
Monica Goodling cited her concern about "vote caging" in her written and oral testimony to the United States House Judiciary Committee on May 23, 2007, mentioning that Deputy Attorney General Paul McNulty "failed to disclose that he had some knowledge of allegations that Tim Griffin had been involved in vote-caging during his work on the president's 2004 campaign."
by johnnyatlanta September 06, 2008
When a couple or couples remove their clothing not to have sex, but to make-out whilst a movie starring Nicholas Cage is playing on the TV.
-Did you get it in last night?
-Nah man. We were just caging.
by KingOfCage December 23, 2011
To act like nicholas cage around someone.

The act of being chill, or relaxed.
hey jon, are you caging?
by bbboy574 November 28, 2009
Deriving from the actor nicholas cage the term refers to being gone in 60 seconds.

may also be used in abbreviation such as to cage
Kieron - How long you gonna be?
Callum - Just gonna finish my beer then will be caging

Kieron - whats the plan
Callum - Im gonna shag her best mate then cage
by CJEC May 24, 2011

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