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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.
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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.
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, Im fairly sure youll find a tolerant diversity seeking individual has dumped them in the trash.
They are claiming that even asking for a photo ID will 'disenfranchise' voters. (not enough they already count DEM votes from the cemetary)
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.
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.
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.