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Vote Fraud, Intimidation & Suppression In The 2004 Presidential Election(MUST READ!)
American Center for Voting Rights ^ | July 2005 | Mark F. “Thor” Hearne

Posted on 08/04/2005 12:25:10 PM PDT by kellynla

The American Center for Voting Rights Legislative Fund (“ACVR Legislative Fund”) is proud to present the following report as the most comprehensive and authoritative review of the facts surrounding allegations of vote fraud, intimidation and suppression made during the 2004 presidential election. Using court records, police reports and news articles, ACVR Legislative Fund presents this “after action report” which documents hundreds of incidents and allegations from around the country, notes whether a factual basis for the charge exists and assesses what actions, if any, were taken by the responsible party, law enforcement or the courts. Most importantly, ACVR Legislative Fund makes eight key recommendations that, if implemented, will secure the American election system so that all voters will have the ability to participate free of intimidation and harassment and no legitimate voter will be disenfranchised by an illegal vote. These recommendations also call for accountability for the political parties and activist groups engaged in the political process by holding them responsible for the actions of their operatives seeking to cast illegal votes or to intimidate or harass voters.

ACVR Legislative Fund found that thousands of Americans were disenfranchised by illegal votes cast on Election Day 2004. For every illegal vote cast and counted on Election Day, a legitimate voter is disenfranchised. This report documents a coordinated effort by members of some organizations to rig the election system through voter registration fraud, the first step in any vote fraud scheme that corrupts the election process by burying local officials in fraudulent and suspicious registration forms.

ACVR Legislative Fund further found that, despite their heated rhetoric, paid Democrat operatives were far more involved in voter intimidation and suppression activities than were their Republican counterparts during the 2004 presidential election.

(Excerpt) Read more at ac4vr.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: acvr; disenfranchise; disenfranchised; fraud; harassment; illegal; intimidation; repository; suppression; voting
Nonpartisan report. Excellent report. Semper Fi, Kelly
1 posted on 08/04/2005 12:25:11 PM PDT by kellynla
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To: Kokojmudd

PING


2 posted on 08/04/2005 12:27:06 PM PDT by Mister Baredog ((Minuteman at heart, couch potato in reality))
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"Paid Democrat operatives charged with slashing tires of 25 Republican get-out-the-vote vans in Milwaukee on the morning of Election Day.

Misleading telephone calls made by Democrat operatives targeting Republican voters in Ohio with the wrong date for the election and faulty polling place information.

Intimidating and deceiving mailings and telephone calls paid for by the DNC threatening Republican volunteers in Florida with legal action.

Union-coordinated intimidation and violence campaign targeting Republican campaign offices and volunteers resulting in a broken arm for a GOP volunteer in Florida.

Joint task force in Wisconsin found “clear evidence of fraud in the Nov. 2 election in Milwaukee,” including more than 200 felon voters, more than 100 double voters and thousands more ballots cast than voters recorded as having voted in the city.

NAACP National Voter Fund worker in Ohio paid crack cocaine in exchange for a large number of fraudulent voter registration cards in names of Dick Tracy, Mary Poppins and other fictional characters.

Former ACORN worker said there was “a lot of fraud committed” by group in Florida, as ACORN workers submitted thousands of fraudulent registrations in a dozen states across the country, resulting in a statewide investigation of the group in Florida and multiple indictments and convictions of ACORN/Project Vote workers for voter registration fraud in several states."

http://www.ac4vr.com/reports/072005/executivesummary.html


3 posted on 08/04/2005 12:31:38 PM PDT by kellynla (U.S.M.C. 1st Battalion,5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Div. Viet Nam 69&70 Semper Fi)
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To: kellynla

Semper Par, Frater. Bttt, RFL


4 posted on 08/04/2005 12:32:43 PM PDT by CGVet58 (God has granted us Liberty, and we owe Him Courage in return)
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lIncidents Of Voter Intimidation & Suppression Against Republicans
http://www.ac4vr.com/reports/072005/republicanincidents.html

Incidents Of Voter Intimidation & Suppression Against Democrats
http://www.ac4vr.com/reports/072005/democraticincidents.html


5 posted on 08/04/2005 12:38:09 PM PDT by kellynla (U.S.M.C. 1st Battalion,5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Div. Viet Nam 69&70 Semper Fi)
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To: CGVet58

Happy Birthday, Coastie! :-]

Betcha thought I wouldn't remember! LOL

Semper Fi,
Kelly


6 posted on 08/04/2005 12:39:47 PM PDT by kellynla (U.S.M.C. 1st Battalion,5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Div. Viet Nam 69&70 Semper Fi)
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To: kellynla

The co-author is on with Michael Medved right now. Live link at http://www2.krla870.com/listen/


7 posted on 08/04/2005 12:40:25 PM PDT by eureka! (Hey Lefties: Only 3 and 1/2 more years of W. Hehehehe....)
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To: kellynla

You might want to look at the repository for information on these particular areas......

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1229355/posts

My computer crashed this spring so I lost all the data I was compiling...RATS!


8 posted on 08/04/2005 12:41:42 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Mr and Mrs Wilson III were both working UNDERtheCOVERS!)
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To: eureka!

Excellent!

This report needs to be read by EVERYONE!

Yet, I haven't seen it on ANY of the newspapers and or television news outlets.


9 posted on 08/04/2005 12:42:29 PM PDT by kellynla (U.S.M.C. 1st Battalion,5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Div. Viet Nam 69&70 Semper Fi)
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To: kellynla

Unfortunately, I think the interview jsut ended. Medved's big point was that the MSM is ignoring it...


10 posted on 08/04/2005 12:45:05 PM PDT by eureka! (Hey Lefties: Only 3 and 1/2 more years of W. Hehehehe....)
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To: kellynla

Good catch and good post. Another strong piece of evidence for the theorem of Democratic projection, that is, anytime liberals accuse conservatives of any wrongdoing, it's because the Dems are the ones actually doing it.


11 posted on 08/04/2005 12:45:44 PM PDT by JeeperFreeper
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To: kellynla

bump for later


12 posted on 08/04/2005 12:48:36 PM PDT by Christian4Bush (The modern Democratic Party: Attacking our defenders and defending our attackers.)
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To: Christian4Bush; JeeperFreeper; eureka!; hoosiermama; All

b sure 2 bookmark
excellent report


13 posted on 08/04/2005 12:51:14 PM PDT by kellynla (U.S.M.C. 1st Battalion,5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Div. Viet Nam 69&70 Semper Fi)
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To: kellynla

LOL! And a Hearty Bravo Zulu to you, too, Marine!

Guess what, my boy turned two today! Imagine that, Son of a Coastie born on Coast Guard Day! Luv it!


14 posted on 08/04/2005 12:52:42 PM PDT by CGVet58 (God has granted us Liberty, and we owe Him Courage in return)
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To: JeeperFreeper

The lefty blogs are decrying this as a GOP front group but additional research has contracdicted this claim.

more here

http://exposingtheleft.blogspot.com/2005/08/report-democrat-operatives-far-more.html


15 posted on 08/04/2005 12:53:29 PM PDT by traderrob6
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To: kellynla; bentfeather; Darksheare

This is a major, nonpartisan report on voter fraud and intimidation during the 2004 election; simply monumental.

If you have the bandwidth, download the PDF version from the website for inclusion in your eLibrary and dissemination to your liberal friends and co-workers. As you hand them the report, feel free to use the classic line, "Read 'em and weep."

Pass the word.


16 posted on 08/04/2005 12:57:36 PM PDT by HKMk23 (GoT tHis sweLl tajlYne oN eBay qith chngE I fond in meye soFa)
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To: HKMk23

Thanks for the ping.
Yikes.


17 posted on 08/04/2005 1:00:12 PM PDT by Darksheare ("Just because I have a paper heart, doesn't mean tearing it is okay." -The man with the candy face)
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To: James S. Henry

James, were YOU a part of the vote fraud activity detailed within this NONPARTISAN report?


18 posted on 08/04/2005 1:01:16 PM PDT by Darksheare ("Just because I have a paper heart, doesn't mean tearing it is okay." -The man with the candy face)
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To: kellynla

Very telling. The MSM really should be covering this, but no sense holding my breath.


19 posted on 08/04/2005 1:02:06 PM PDT by pollyannaish
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To: pollyannaish

Well I hope folks will email this to their friends and the usual suspects in the media!!!


20 posted on 08/04/2005 1:03:29 PM PDT by kellynla (U.S.M.C. 1st Battalion,5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Div. Viet Nam 69&70 Semper Fi)
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To: kellynla

I'll do my best!


21 posted on 08/04/2005 1:05:56 PM PDT by pollyannaish
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To: traderrob6
The lefty blogs are decrying this as a GOP front group but additional research has contracdicted this claim.

Not exactly. For what it's worth, the general counsel for this organization (Thor Hearne) was also the general counsel for the Bush/Cheney 2004 campaign, and the chairman of the board (Brian Lunde) was national executive director of Democrats for Bush. Lunde is the only Democrat named as making the organization bipartisan. This could explain why some are taking the report with a grain of salt.
22 posted on 08/04/2005 1:08:39 PM PDT by drjimmy
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To: kellynla

Bump for later. Good stuff.


23 posted on 08/04/2005 1:13:31 PM PDT by Buggman (Baruch ata Adonai Elohanu, Mehlech ha Olam, asher nathan lanu et derech ha y’shua b’Mashiach Yeshua.)
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To: drjimmy

"Brian A. Lunde (1976) served as national field director for Jimmy Carter's presidential campaign, as executive director of the Kentucky Democratic Party and as executive director for the Democratic National Committee before becoming a partner in Lunde & Burger, a political consulting and government relations firm in McLean, Va."

Lunde's only campaign contribution in the past four years went to Congressman Mike Ross (D-AR).


24 posted on 08/04/2005 1:17:38 PM PDT by traderrob6
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To: kellynla

Added "repository" to key words... You'll find several articles if you type it into keyword search.


25 posted on 08/04/2005 1:27:59 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Mr and Mrs Wilson III were both working UNDERtheCOVERS!)
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To: kellynla
>> On Election Day, The Columbus Dispatch reported that hundreds of Columbus voters received directions to the wrong polling places after Kerry campaign canvassers “mixed up the precincts in several Columbus neighborhoods.

What up wit this...?

The rats need to give directions to the polls for their constituency...?

No wonder they loose. To bad they can't give out free Marlboro's at the poling location anymore, then they would not need to give directions.

This report will be ignored by the msm.

Good post BTW.
26 posted on 08/04/2005 1:28:03 PM PDT by mmercier (clear eyes, that speak all silently)
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To: Bahbah; DrDeb; Howlin; MJY1288; mhking; MinuteGal

FYI

Rush read part of this today and pointed out the number of blue/red states involved....IMO He needs a Paul Harvey "rest of the story" moment.


27 posted on 08/04/2005 1:32:14 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Mr and Mrs Wilson III were both working UNDERtheCOVERS!)
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To: kellynla

ACVR Legislative Fund just spent a crapload of money and time just so I could say:

"Duh, I coulda told ya that fer free".


28 posted on 08/04/2005 2:05:28 PM PDT by Kluster (FIRE DREIER)
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To: traderrob6

All that is true. However, Captains Quarters left out the fact that Lunde was also the executive director of Democrats for Bush. It does not serve our side well if we do not know that information, since surely the other side will.


29 posted on 08/04/2005 2:41:22 PM PDT by drjimmy
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To: kellynla

Great article! The report barely scratches the surface for my state, PA. Here's a sampling of the PA election irregularities from http://www.ac4vr.com/reports/072005/pennsylvania.html

"The location of polling places in Philadelphia also became an issue as Election Day 2004 approached. In October, Republican ward leaders challenged the location of 63 polling places, which included local bars, unsafe abandoned buildings, a private home decorated with a Kerry sign in the window..."

LOL, that's REALLY pushing the envelope! Vote at a private home with a Kerry-Edwards sign in the window!


30 posted on 08/04/2005 2:47:50 PM PDT by Graymatter
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To: HKMk23

bump


31 posted on 08/04/2005 3:21:48 PM PDT by Soaring Feather
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To: drjimmy

Indeed


32 posted on 08/04/2005 4:43:07 PM PDT by traderrob6
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To: eureka!
Unfortunately, I think the interview jsut ended. Medved's big point was that the MSM is ignoring it...

Yes, but it is in the can and ready to re-release when the dems start lying about past voter disenfranchisement in during the '06 and '08 campaigns.

33 posted on 08/04/2005 8:14:03 PM PDT by jimfree (Freep and Ye shall find.)
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To: hugoball

Definitely a bookmark.

Surprised that more haven't hit the thread.


35 posted on 08/05/2005 12:54:04 PM PDT by kellynla (U.S.M.C. 1st Battalion,5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Div. Viet Nam 69&70 Semper Fi)
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To: drjimmy

OK, so it's have been associated with repubbies in the past.

Does that make ANY of the organization's INFORMATION or CONCLUSIONS incorrect or misleading?


36 posted on 08/05/2005 12:57:36 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (-I contribute to FR monthly, but ABBCNNBCBS supports Hillary's Secular Sexual Socialism every day.)
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To: kellynla

Cottage cheese for votes...
Dims used to give away cigs and whiskey.


37 posted on 08/05/2005 4:06:24 PM PDT by TASMANIANRED (Conservatives are from Earth. Liberals are from Uranus.(c))
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