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Milwaukee Voter Roll Purge Drops About 105,000 Names (WI)
JSOnline via AP ^ | March 15, 2006 | Staff Writer from AP

Posted on 03/15/2006 7:13:01 AM PST by Diana in Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE, WI (AP) -- The first purge of city voter rolls since at least 2001 resulted in about 105,000 names being dropped, mostly because they were listed at old addresses that were no longer correct, officials said.

The number amounted to about 23 percent of the 450,000 names that were on the voter rolls. Officials had said they weren't sure if the rolls were purged after the 2000 election.

Neil Albrecht, assistant director of the city Election Commission, said the names purged were primarily those of people who had moved.

Inaccuracies in the voter rolls had been cited as one cause of problems experienced in the November 2004 election.

To check the rolls, postcards were sent to people who didn't vote in the last four years. Those receiving the postcards had to respond if they wanted to stay on the rolls.

Albrecht said only about 500 people returned the cards.

The others didn't return the cards, or the cards came back showing the person moved without giving a forwarding address or moved out of the city.

The statewide voter list now being developed will make it easier to update local rolls, because it will automatically remove names of those who move from one city when those voters register somewhere else.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Politics/Elections; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: milwaukee; voterfraud
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Kerry won Wisconsin by 11,841 votes. Kohl, Feingold & Baldwin (All Ds) all won re-election to the House and Senate. Gee. Think this is one of the reasons why? *Rolleyes* (And that's just ONE Blue county in our mainly-Red state!)
1 posted on 03/15/2006 7:13:03 AM PST by Diana in Wisconsin
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To: Watery Tart; KRAUTMAN; reformedliberal; Mygirlsmom; codercpc; s2baccha; ozaukeemom; PjhCPA; ...

"Fair, Honest Elections in Wisconsin" Ping!


2 posted on 03/15/2006 7:14:12 AM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (Save The Earth. It's The Only Planet With Chocolate.)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

How Voter Fraud in Philadelphia Affect Us All

By 2banana


According to CNN, Bush lost Pennsylvania to Kerry by 144,248 votes (out of more than 5.7 million cast - a razor thin margin that was even closer than the "too close to call" Ohio vote).

Also according to CNN, Kerry received about 542,000 votes and Bush received about 130,000 votes in Philadelphia (or a ratio of 4.16 for Kerry).

Now, for the really interesting numbers. According to the recent US Census, the Population of Philadelphia that is of voting age is 1,105,066. This number includes people who by law can not vote (non-American citizens, felons, out of state college students, etc.). In 2004, there were 1,035,395 registered voters in Philadelphia, up 34,000 from 2001.

So, what does this mean?

First, even as Philadelphia looses population, the number of registered voters continues to increase, year after year. Today, in Philadelphia, nearly 100% of every person of voting age must registered to vote (as compared to a national average of 60% by the Census Bureau). Consider, since 1995, Philadelphia's voter rolls have jumped 24 percent while at the same time that the city's population has declined by 13 percent.

Second, the total lopsidedness of the 4.16 ratio is an absolutely astounding number - even heavily democratic Broward Country, FL (one of the only places Gore wanted recounted in 2000) only went for Kerry 2:1 and Cook County, IL (Chicago - THE definition of the democrat voting machine) only went for Kerry 2.5:1.

Either Philadelphia has the most engaged and civic population in the history of the World, or there is massive voter fraud.

And the amount of fraud easily exceeds the margin of loss of President Bush. For instance, if the registration was above average and if Philadelphia was just your "average-democrat-rustbelt-city-union-stronghold with a 50 year democrat political machine," the vote for Kerry in Philadelphia would have been just over 350,000. The voter fraud in Philadelphia is worth about 150,000 votes - a deficit that any Republican running for statewide office must overcome with real votes.

But is this "real" fraud or is it one of the easily predicted "unintended consequences" of the Clinton Motor-Voter Law? A few nights before the 2004 presidential election, Chris Matthews, Howard Fineman, Andrea Mitchell and the Mayor of Philadelphia (John Street) were on Hardball. They were all laughing away about how the election was great for the economy of Philadelphia, and suggesting that there would plenty of "street money" around to "get out the vote." And these are the same people who are going to stop or report any kind of voter fraud?

I find it ironic that a country like Afghanistan (where I had combat tour of duty), with no history of democracy, has a country wide and nearly fraud free election under the oversight of us - Americans. But we instituted a few rules like - you had to prove you are an Afghan, you had to get a voter ID, show the voter ID when you voted, your name had to match the voter roll, and you had to get your thumb stamped by permanent ink so you couldn't vote twice.

Maybe, one day, in Philadelphia, we will have free and fair elections with a minimum of fraud on the level of the recent vote in Afghanistan.


3 posted on 03/15/2006 7:14:19 AM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - They want to die for Islam, and we want to kill them.)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

ROTFLMAO ~ now who's going to believe that 25% of the folks in town moved in a 5 year period.


4 posted on 03/15/2006 7:15:32 AM PST by muawiyah (-)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

105,000 voters DISENFRANCHISED, is what this headline should read! /s

This action will probably be brought up later as just that- the left will find one or two out of the 105K who should not have been removed, and make a big deal of it.


5 posted on 03/15/2006 7:16:03 AM PST by DBrow
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Someone just shifted the names of these voters from the registered voters rolls to the obituary listings....but dead people vote for the libs all the time...just like illegals, back-alley homeless bums, felons, and people that never did exist...


6 posted on 03/15/2006 7:16:12 AM PST by EagleUSA
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To: 2banana

While I hate to quote 'She Who Shall Not Be Named' all I can say is, "...and you KNOW what I'm talkin' about!" ;)


7 posted on 03/15/2006 7:16:17 AM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (Save The Earth. It's The Only Planet With Chocolate.)
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To: 2banana
Did anything every happen with the Philadelphia voting machine that started with votes on it in 2004? There was a lot of buzz about it election day and maybe the day following, but then the story disappeared.
8 posted on 03/15/2006 7:18:31 AM PST by KarlInOhio (The tree of liberty is getting awfully parched.)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
BTW, great article. Still, mailing out the cards really didn't have to be done ~ they can run their address lists past a MoveUpdate file (provided by a contractor to the USPS), and get the results instantly.

This was done to welfare rolls and over half the recipients were reported as having changed addresses. That disqualifies you from welfare until a caseworker gets out to interview you.

Congress thought the new "welfare to work" rules did the job, but they didn't. Rather, an old Roosevelt Era rule on address changes did it.

That same kind of rule is at work here on the fraudulent registrations in Milwaukee.

(BTW, I was surprised that over half the registered voters in Milwaukee weren't found to be fraudulent).

9 posted on 03/15/2006 7:19:34 AM PST by muawiyah (-)
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To: KarlInOhio
Did anything every happen with the Philadelphia voting machine that started with votes on it in 2004? There was a lot of buzz about it election day and maybe the day following, but then the story disappeared.

There ain't no votes on this machine before the polls opened. You just forgetaboutit!

The answer was - it was just accidental mistake.

10 posted on 03/15/2006 7:20:31 AM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - They want to die for Islam, and we want to kill them.)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
Did you hear the NAAC(ra)P is pushing for nation-wide polling places for the refugees from NOLA/Katrina?
11 posted on 03/15/2006 7:23:09 AM PST by johnny7 (“Iuventus stultorum magister”)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

How many more can be removed because they're dead or illegal or in prison?


12 posted on 03/15/2006 7:24:28 AM PST by mtbopfuyn (Legality does not dictate morality... Lavin)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Can you please add me to your ping list.


13 posted on 03/15/2006 7:24:30 AM PST by MotleyGirl70 (Most cats are democrats - did you ever meet a creature with such an inborn sense of entitlement?)
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To: 2banana
This is an old article, but one that should be read by anyone who has not seen it:

How Democrats Steal Elections (World Net Daily Dec. 2000)

14 posted on 03/15/2006 7:24:40 AM PST by Michael.SF. (Well, Kerry did win the exit polls.)
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To: 2banana

Philadelphia, just one city of how many?


15 posted on 03/15/2006 7:25:59 AM PST by mtbopfuyn (Legality does not dictate morality... Lavin)
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To: johnny7

They are terrified of losing that captive voting block, aren't they?

The more people that settle elsewhere and get on with their lives will, no doubt, become more conservative once they start working for a living, paying taxes, maybe own a home and see first-hand how the other half of America lives. :)


16 posted on 03/15/2006 7:28:47 AM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (Save The Earth. It's The Only Planet With Chocolate.)
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To: MotleyGirl70

You're on! :)


17 posted on 03/15/2006 7:30:02 AM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (Save The Earth. It's The Only Planet With Chocolate.)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
Kerry won Wisconsin by 11,841 votes. Kohl, Feingold & Baldwin (All Ds) all won re-election to the House and Senate.

Seems all too convenient doesn't with news like this coming out.

18 posted on 03/15/2006 7:32:35 AM PST by MotleyGirl70 (Most cats are democrats - did you ever meet a creature with such an inborn sense of entitlement?)
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To: MotleyGirl70
Seems all too convenient doesn't it with news like this coming out.
19 posted on 03/15/2006 7:34:54 AM PST by MotleyGirl70 (Most cats are democrats - did you ever meet a creature with such an inborn sense of entitlement?)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Recount Feingold's last election! Remove him then from office! Impeach him!

Wisconsin is slowly becoming a red state. It's only a matter of time before Feingold and his loser comrades are shown the door.


20 posted on 03/15/2006 7:36:47 AM PST by GianniV
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

By the way, where's all the media coverage of the trials of all those Democrat workers who slashed people's tires last NOV? Why isn't Katie Couric asking Howard Dean for answers?

What did Howard Dean know and when did he know it?


21 posted on 03/15/2006 7:37:59 AM PST by GianniV
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To: 2banana

Let's add that Fast Eddie Rendell, former Mayor of Philadelphia and current Governor of Pennsylvania, has threatened to veto legislation that would require voters to produce id at the polls.


22 posted on 03/15/2006 7:38:09 AM PST by mak5
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To: 2banana

Where are the Senate Hearings on the voter fraud in Philly and Wisconsin? Come on, Republicans, lift up the rock and watch the little Democrat insects scurry.

Show some stones, Senator Frist.


23 posted on 03/15/2006 7:41:14 AM PST by GianniV
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To: 2banana

Fraud like this is why Gore "won" the popular vote in 2000.


24 posted on 03/15/2006 7:42:28 AM PST by libstripper
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Not the ones they dumped in MA 'darlin...


25 posted on 03/15/2006 7:43:26 AM PST by johnny7 (“Iuventus stultorum magister”)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Damn. With all the Democrats off the rolls now, Wisconsin might become a red state in 2008.


26 posted on 03/15/2006 7:44:50 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: GianniV

My stock broker lives in the Milwaukee area. About a month ago I asked him how the trial came out. All the defendants were acquitted. Just like the OJ case.


27 posted on 03/15/2006 7:46:14 AM PST by libstripper
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To: SoFloFreeper

About damn time. Milwaukee has been notorious for voter fraud and "extra" voters for a while now.


28 posted on 03/15/2006 7:46:45 AM PST by Pop Fly
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To: muawiyah
"To check the rolls, postcards were sent to people who didn't vote in the last four years. Those receiving the postcards had to respond if they wanted to stay on the rolls."
How many would be purged if postcards would be sent to voters who voted in the past four years? My guess is that there would be other "ghosts" who materialized just long enough to vote. Seems like it might be worth the effort to find out.
29 posted on 03/15/2006 7:47:08 AM PST by shamusotoole
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To: 2banana
Either Philadelphia has the most engaged and civic population in the history of the World, or there is massive voter fraud.

Let me think about that for .0000000000001 seconds.

30 posted on 03/15/2006 7:47:24 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: mak5

He did veto it. It's dead now, at least until someone can resurrect it.


31 posted on 03/15/2006 7:47:51 AM PST by cinives (On some planets what I do is considered normal.)
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To: libstripper

How can that be? Who the heck "slashed" all the tires, then? Where is Greta Van Sustren asking these questions?


32 posted on 03/15/2006 7:48:30 AM PST by GianniV
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To: muawiyah

The annual rate nationally is 17%.


33 posted on 03/15/2006 7:50:33 AM PST by ASA Vet (Those who talk don't know, those who know don't talk.)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
To check the rolls, postcards were sent to people who didn't vote in the last four years. Those receiving the postcards had to respond if they wanted to stay on the rolls.

They ought to do this in every state, every two years. It would make fraud a little more difficult, though not as much as you'd think as long as they don't require those voting to show ID. 

34 posted on 03/15/2006 7:50:47 AM PST by zeugma (Anybody who says XP is more secure than OS X or Linux has been licking toads.)
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To: 2banana
Every city controlled by democrats engages in massive voter fraud.

Philly, Pittsburgh, Newark, Camden, Detroit, just move across the country and you can bet that fraudulent votes were added to the count in every blue city.

The dems are screaming about the new voting machines because it makes cheating at the polling booth that much more difficult.

No way to come running in with a bag full of votes if the blue candidate is losing.

35 posted on 03/15/2006 7:52:32 AM PST by OldFriend (HELL IS TOO GOOD FOR OUR MAINSTREAM MEDIA)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
To check the rolls, postcards were sent to people who didn't vote in the last four years.

So that 105,000 figure only represents those who didn't vote in the last four years. I wonder how many still unpurged are spectral voters who did vote in the last four years and will thus remain on the rolls, although the actual person didn't.

36 posted on 03/15/2006 7:53:11 AM PST by shezza (God bless our military heroes)
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To: Michael.SF.

Read Bill Sammon's book....At Any Cost.....and see how the media helps the dems try to steal elections.


37 posted on 03/15/2006 7:53:56 AM PST by OldFriend (HELL IS TOO GOOD FOR OUR MAINSTREAM MEDIA)
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To: 2banana
In 2004 Kerry won Milwaukee County, 297,653 to Bush's 180,287, a difference of over 117,000 votes. Kerry won the state by 11,384. In 2000, Gore won the state by 5,708 votes. In Milwaukee County, Gore won 252,329 to 163,491, a difference of 88,838.

If you believe these numbers, Kerry received 45,000 more votes than Gore (an 18% increase) and Bush only increased his votes by about 17,000 votes (about 10%) in Milwaukee County. In both elections Milwaukee provided the difference for narrow victories by the Dems.

Usually, the way it works in places like Philadelphia, Detroit, Chicago, and Milwaukee is that the Dems wait for the rest of the state to come in and then figure out how many votes they need to win and manufacture them.

Voter fraud is the biggest threat to our democracy and it will only get worse as the Dems become more desperate. The Dems are really the urban party.

38 posted on 03/15/2006 7:56:44 AM PST by kabar
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Please add me to your ping list.

After the election I had compiled a ping list for people watchinging the shenanigans in Milwaukee. Perhaps you could add them as well:

steveegg; GretchenM;PGalt;reformedliberal; LouD;guinnessman;
tazannie;MattinNJ

Thanks.

PS: Whatever happened to that lady the mayor of Milwaukee had set up as Elections Supervisor---the one who had to resign in disgrace. I always hoped she'd turn "state's witness".


39 posted on 03/15/2006 8:01:15 AM PST by Timeout (I hate MediaCrats!)
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To: mak5
"voter ids"

So does my Dem gov of Wisconsin Jim Doyle. Doyle claims that it would make it difficult for seniors and movement-challenged people to vote. It's just a crock. He knows that the Dems have benefited greatly by thousands of illegal votes in recent elections. Concerning the last two pres elections in Wisconsin, in 2000 Gore beat Bush by only five thousand votes out of close to two and one half million cast, and in 2004 Kerry beat Bush by only about eleven thousand out of over three million cast. Both elections uncovered massive voter fraud perpetrated by Dem operatives.

In 2000 one Dem op from NY named Karen Milligan (?) openly bragged about passing out countless smokes to street people in Milwaukee to get them to vote for Kerry. Dems are always pulling this stuff, and though they claim to want fair and open elections, Doyle's threat to veto voter id legislation is one example of what tremendous hypocrites they are.

40 posted on 03/15/2006 8:03:35 AM PST by driftless ( For life-long happiness, learn how to play the accordion.)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
Newark New Jersey is another city that has over 300,000 names on its voter rolls and has never purged the list. There are only 275,000 people in Newark.This city votes 90% Democrat and the Democrat ward leaders know all the names of the people who have actually left or moved but somehow they always vote. Voter fraud is big time in all New Jersey Urban areas. This is what gives the Democrats their usual 250,000 plus margin over the Republicans year in and year out. Yet no one questions it.
41 posted on 03/15/2006 8:10:56 AM PST by Courdeleon02
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To: Michael.SF.
The following is a perfect description of what happened in the Washington State Gov. Race.

Nolan and Haueter said Downs described three basic tactics:


42 posted on 03/15/2006 8:13:00 AM PST by zeugma (Anybody who says XP is more secure than OS X or Linux has been licking toads.)
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To: OldFriend
Read Bill Sammon's book

Thanks, I'll look it up.

43 posted on 03/15/2006 8:13:06 AM PST by Michael.SF. (Well, Kerry did win the exit polls.)
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To: GianniV
How can that be? Who the heck "slashed" all the tires, then?

A DemonRat defense team can work wonders with an OJ jury.

44 posted on 03/15/2006 8:14:00 AM PST by libstripper
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To: zeugma

Exactly. It is also what they were trying to do in Florida, but they never got ahead!


45 posted on 03/15/2006 8:15:01 AM PST by Michael.SF. (Well, Kerry did win the exit polls.)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Forget it .......fair and honest elections in Wisconsin will NEVER happen so long as "fair and honest" Doyle has any say in it.


46 posted on 03/15/2006 8:20:28 AM PST by newcthem (Use Allah urinal cakes!)
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To: Michael.SF.
At Any Cost was so enraging. Sammon documents what the media did on election night 2000.

His new book Strategery is just as enraging.

47 posted on 03/15/2006 8:27:30 AM PST by OldFriend (HELL IS TOO GOOD FOR OUR MAINSTREAM MEDIA)
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To: KarlInOhio; 2banana

If Bush had won Philly it would STILL be ALL we would hear about. *rolls eyes*


48 posted on 03/15/2006 8:28:23 AM PST by mosquitobite (The penalty for refusing to participate in politics is you end up being governed by your inferiors)
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To: ASA Vet
And it's the same ones over and over and over and over.

I once relocated from one state to another 7 times in one year.

It's a thing you never forget.

49 posted on 03/15/2006 8:36:17 AM PST by muawiyah (-)
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To: muawiyah

And the MLNA's still outnumber filed COA's.


50 posted on 03/15/2006 8:38:33 AM PST by ASA Vet (Those who talk don't know, those who know don't talk.)
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