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Operation Snowbird - How the Donkeys tend to steal election
Palm Beach Post ^ | 9-19-2004 | Mary McLachlin

Posted on 09/20/2004 1:39:42 PM PDT by Chicos_Bail_Bonds

Lawyer urges snowbirds to cast their votes in Florida By Mary McLachlin

Palm Beach Post Staff Writer

Sunday, September 19, 2004

BOCA RATON— In the muddled aftermath of Election 2000, Lawrence Caplan lost a legal fight and learned an important political lesson at the hands of none other than Vice President Dick Cheney:

You can live in one state and vote in another.

Caplan, a tax and corporate lawyer, has turned that lesson into Operation: Snowbird, an Internet tool designed to make a difference in the election of 2004 — if Democratic voters in New York and New Jersey respond to it.

All they have to do, according to Caplan's Web site, www.operationsnowbird.com, is switch their registrations to Florida, where their votes are more likely to be needed by the Kerry-Edwards ticket than in the deep "blue" states up north. (The last day to register for the Nov. 2 election is Oct. 4.)

New York went for Gore-Lieberman by more than 1.7 million votes, while the official margin for Bush-Cheney in Florida was 537. If only 600 of the 2.2 million votes cast for the Democratic ticket in New York had been cast in Florida, according to the Snowbird site, the state's electoral votes and the presidency would have gone to Al Gore.

(Excerpt) Read more at palmbeachpost.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons; Politics/Elections; US: Florida; US: New Jersey; US: New York
KEYWORDS: cheating; democrats; election; fraud; newbie; politics; republicans; steal; votefraud; voterfraud
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To: RolandBurnam

You assume they will only vote in one state. That is a very shaky assumption to make. Remember these are Democrats you are talking about.


41 posted on 09/21/2004 7:46:15 AM PDT by Auslander (Always remember, "You fight how you train." So, train hard, train often.)
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To: Repub4bush

Do you make frequent trips back to the mail table to retrieve the materials from the waste can? Just like conservative student publications on college campuses, I’m fairly sure you’ll find a “tolerant diversity seeking” individual has dumped them in the trash.


42 posted on 09/21/2004 7:49:58 AM PDT by Auslander (Always remember, "You fight how you train." So, train hard, train often.)
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To: Chicos_Bail_Bonds

They are claiming that even asking for a photo ID will 'disenfranchise' voters. (not enough they already count DEM votes from the cemetary)


43 posted on 09/21/2004 7:58:48 AM PDT by bk1000 ("We will take things away from you for the common good.": -HRC)
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To: Chicos_Bail_Bonds
THERE'S MORE TO THIS STORY:


Exposed: Scandal of double voters, by RUSS BUETTNER, DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER

With debate over the 2000 election still raging, thousands of people illegally register in both New York City and Florida, which could swing an election.

Some 46,000 New Yorkers are registered to vote in both the city and Florida, a shocking finding that exposes both states to potential abuses that could alter the outcome of elections, a Daily News investigation shows. Registering in two places is illegal in both states, but the massive snowbird scandal goes undetected because election officials don't check rolls across state lines.

Source: Daily News, August 21, 2004

NOTE: None of the county boards of elections in NYS (let alone other states) that I have contacted have been asked to cooperate in scrubbing voter roles.

44 posted on 09/21/2004 9:55:22 AM PDT by OESY
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Unfortunately what's suggested by Operation Snowbird isn't at all illegal. The election laws as detailed on http://www.fec.gov are idiotically vague and open. It pretty much boils down to "if a state agrees to let you vote there and you only do it in one state, it's okay." There's a lot of holes and vagueness that needs fixin in the election system.


45 posted on 10/14/2004 9:53:30 AM PDT by JAFL
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