Skip to comments.AP Says Dem Early Voters Big Turnout in MD, But MD Early Voting Hasn't Started
Posted on 10/21/2010 12:16:05 PM PDT by Mobile Vulgus
Here is an interesting question that I have for the Associated Press. The AP has a story from October 21 that features the news that Democrats in Maryland are turning out in bigger numbers for early voting than Republicans. But according to the Maryland State Board of Elections, early voting in the Old Line State isn't supposed to start until October 22.
Of the early voting stats in its Oct. 21 report AP says (my bold):
While it's impossible to tell for whom people are voting, so far more Democrats than Republicans are casting ballots in Iowa, Maryland, North Carolina, Louisiana and Nevada's heavily Democratic Clark County, which supplied two-thirds of the state's voters in 2008.But according to the Maryland State Board of Elections (my bold again):
For the general election, early voting centers will be open starting Friday October 22, 2010 through Thursday, October 28, 2010, except for Sunday, October 24th when early voting centers are closed.So, what gives? How is it that AP knows the future and is reporting on early voting in Maryland, saying it is high for Democrats, when early voting isn't even supposed to start until the day after the report came out?
Dishonest AP reporting.
At first I’d been hearing that GOP turnout was higher.
This bothers me.
Soro's told them, it's all in the bag!
You could contact the MD board of elections and Attorney General’s offices and ask them why this info is being published before the voting can start. Maybe they’ll at least look into it. ?
“Vote early, vote often.” Democrat mantra.
I just voted in the most conservative precinct in Tampa. It was full. And the election is not for two weeks.
Dems also claim the advantage in early voting in Florida. Florida GOP states otherwise.
Send to drudge
The news as they want it to be.
What do you think? They both are saying it?
Actually AP is telling the truth. I’m sure democrats are already filling out early voting ballots for all their dead voters so they will be ready to go as soon as early voting goes live.
I remember reading an article some years back by a naive young liberal journalist who was given a "behind the scenes" tour in Philadelphia. She was surprised to see numbers already registered on the voting machines even though the polls had not yet opened.
“Freepers help me with this”
It’s called “movement journalism” I believe.
Start with the result you want, then write something to pretend it is moving that way.
News: Journalist lie all the time. Example, when they say “some people think,” it is themselves.
It bothers you?
The fact that AP is stating that Democrats are voting more than Republicans even on a State that has not started voting yet bothers you?
Vote early and often.