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Are SEIU Members Really Counting Ballots in Tight CA House Race?
The Blaze ^ | 11-10-2010 | Meredith Jessup

Posted on 11/10/2010 8:09:03 PM PST by Falcon28

For most of the country, the midterm elections ended last Tuesday when the final ballots were counted. However, the race in California’s 11th Congressional District remains a tight race between Democratic Rep. Jerry McNerney and Republican challenger David Harmer.

In a careful recount of the ballots, Harmer is currently trailing McNerney by just 2,000 votes, leaving no room for error. Bay Area tea party members have been serving as careful watchdogs over the process. One group, the Tri-Valley Patriots, caught an interesting snapshot which suggests some ballot counters may have a vested interest in keeping the Democrat in office:

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KEYWORDS: ca2010; cd11; harmer; mcnerney; seiu

1 posted on 11/10/2010 8:09:06 PM PST by Falcon28
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2 posted on 11/10/2010 8:09:46 PM PST by Falcon28
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To: Falcon28

I doubt that they are actually counting them.


3 posted on 11/10/2010 8:11:16 PM PST by Brilliant
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To: Falcon28
Are SEIU Members Really Counting Ballots in Tight CA House Race?

Hell--they filled them out. It's only fair that they count them.

4 posted on 11/10/2010 8:13:09 PM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree (If not for the double standard, liberals would have no standards at all.)
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To: Falcon28

Over half of SEIU members work for the government, including federal, state and local governments. It’s about a million government workers in SEIU, more than half their membership.


5 posted on 11/10/2010 8:14:18 PM PST by chilltherats (He was born with a roaring voice, and it had the trick of inflaming half-wits against their betters)
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To: Falcon28
“He who casts the vote decides nothing. He who counts the vote decides everything.” - Joseph Stalin
6 posted on 11/10/2010 8:16:42 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer ("In God We Trust", everyone else must show proof of citizenship.)
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To: Falcon28

What’s that saying by Stalin, it doesn’t matter who votes but who counts the votes?


7 posted on 11/10/2010 8:20:42 PM PST by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: Falcon28

I know in my county you must have a of member of each of the parties present.


8 posted on 11/10/2010 8:37:45 PM PST by ThomasThomas (I still like peanut butter)
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To: Falcon28

They made the effort to cast them all, why shouldn’t they be the ones to count them. :D


9 posted on 11/10/2010 8:40:54 PM PST by TaxRelief (Walmart: Keeping my family healthy and on-budget since 1993.)
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To: Falcon28

They made the effort to cast them all, why shouldn’t they be the ones to count them. :D


10 posted on 11/10/2010 8:41:01 PM PST by TaxRelief (Walmart: Keeping my family healthy and on-budget since 1993.)
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To: Falcon28

You can bet that if the SIEU is responsible for counting ballots, they are also stuffing as many ballots into those boxes as possible.

This union and its socialist members have been engaging in activities that would tear down the foundations this country was built on.


11 posted on 11/10/2010 8:48:26 PM PST by reader25
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To: Brilliant

no, probably not counting them, they were “enhancing” them.


12 posted on 11/10/2010 8:51:32 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: Falcon28

I left there about two hours before that picture was taken, so I didn’t see that particular SEIU-shirted man, but that is where the ballot operations are taking place. I saw the pic the next morning on the camera phone. That shirt wasn’t present that next day.

SEIU Local 715 has their own bulletin board space in that ROV office.


13 posted on 11/10/2010 9:11:05 PM PST by CounterCounterCulture
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To: Blood of Tyrants
The main problem with the Santa Clara County ballots was that there was a problem in the printing, in that they were subject to ghosting, or as they say, "smudging" of the toner print (which I was a witness to by the head of the operation there).

With this issue, the machines that scan and tally the results were kicking out most ballots, seeing "overs." The solution was to have a team with erasers "clean" the ballots. They were instructed to clean the problem areas and were not to erase the vote (designated by a line the voter fills in to connect the ends of the line).

Initially there were pens on the tables where they were "cleaning" the ballots, and they could "enhance" the lines if needed. Our Harmer team called attention to them having pens out and we had them removed so not to have any more possibilities of shenanigans.

14 posted on 11/10/2010 9:25:49 PM PST by CounterCounterCulture
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To: Falcon28

So what’s New? In King County Washington they hire Chimps to count the ballots!


15 posted on 11/10/2010 9:28:16 PM PST by tallyhoe
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

>Hell—they filled them out. It’s only fair that they count them.<

ROFLMAO


16 posted on 11/10/2010 9:46:30 PM PST by Munz (All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.)
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What’s the problem? They did a fine job counting the votes in Nevada!


17 posted on 11/10/2010 10:29:09 PM PST by Dogbert41
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To: tallyhoe

And the chimps keep counting until the Democrat wins.


18 posted on 11/10/2010 11:34:30 PM PST by skookum55 ("We can give up on America or we can give up on this president ...." D. D'Souza)
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To: skookum55

The chimps only count Dem Votes! They are trained!


19 posted on 11/10/2010 11:52:05 PM PST by tallyhoe
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To: Falcon28

A personal observation. I was in the Alameda County Courthouse in Oakland the other day to assist with observing the count for CD11, and I was impressed with the professionalism of every worker. There was little if any chatter, just people doing a job that they obviously took seriously. It made me feel good about America, once again, and renewed my faith in the process.


20 posted on 11/11/2010 12:02:59 AM PST by JoeA (JoeA / Lex clavatoris designati rescindenda est)
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To: Falcon28

Like I`ve said before, the fix is in on these “close races.” The Republican may win one or two of the remaining outstanding races, if the arrangement is made to keep it from being too obvious. Otherwise, they`re all going to the dems. After that fiasco in MN in 2008, I am firmly of the conclusion the system is rigged on anything close.


21 posted on 11/11/2010 3:21:23 AM PST by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: Falcon28

You can count on Democrats promised them a big hand-out


22 posted on 11/11/2010 3:28:50 AM PST by Son House (The TEA Party is Going to Be Like a GI Party...Clean House!)
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To: Falcon28
Zero tolerance for marxists in US government.

Investigate and arrest members of the “Congressional Progressive Caucus”, send the red sons of bitches back underground.

Declare all States "Right to Work" states, no more forced compulsory union dues in order to keep your job.

Defund the marxist trade and government worker unions.

No one will pay union dues voluntarily.

23 posted on 11/11/2010 4:14:36 AM PST by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: JoeA

You had a good experience. That’s one data point.

I served on 11/2 as the Pub Alt Judge in a dim precinct.

The dim Judge committed dozens of misdemeanors. I brought each violation of the law to his attention, but usually he just kept doing things his way, not the legal way. Mostly, he found following the law to the letter too time consuming. For example, a voter would show up who was not in the Poll Book of registered voters. Instead of taking the time to call the County Registrar, he just looked at the zip code on the driver’s license and sent them off to a precinct that he GUESSED was their home precinct. I’m sure many were sent on wild goose chases and never got to vote.

However, GET THIS, his violations served to suppress the votes in his DEMOCRAT precinct.

If you are not detecting any fraud, find a new area to police. Believe me, it’s out there. I have seen the most audacious scams.


24 posted on 11/11/2010 3:29:19 PM PST by darth
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I was fully expecting rampant fraud, and I am sure it exists — in fact I think fraud is a major factor in Dems winning elections. But in this case I saw nothing wrong. However, when I was there they had not gotten to counting the ballots for Harmer / McNerney. When that happens, who knows?


25 posted on 11/11/2010 6:44:24 PM PST by JoeA (JoeA / Lex clavatoris designati rescindenda est)
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