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Dems Smell Victory -- Or Is That The Smell Of Voter Fraud?
The Post Chronicle ^ | 10.20.2006 | Jim Kouri

Posted on 10/20/2006 7:49:09 AM PDT by rface

The Democrats are on fire this election season. They smell victory -- or perhaps that smell is Senator Harry Reid's land deals. Or could it be the smell of voter fraud?

In their effort to gain control of the House of Representatives and the Senate, they are doing anything and everything including their old standbys: registering the dead, minors and illegal aliens.

In St. Louis, Missouri, Election Board officials say they've discovered at least 1,492 "potentially fraudulent" voter registration cards -- including three from dead people and one from a 16-year-old -- among the thousands pouring in before today's voter registration deadline for the Nov. 7 election, according to the St. Louis Dispatch.

And the majority of those "potentially fraudulent" voter cards came from the left-wing "get out the vote" group ACORN.

The Republican elections director Scott Leiendecker stated that the board's staff expects to find even more bogus voter-registration applications among the thousands remaining to be processed. The board plans to turn all the questionable cards over to city Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce for investigation and possible prosecution, said board chairman Kimberley Mathis.

The board says all the questionable cards were turned in by one group - the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, commonly known as ACORN.

Brian Mellor, the group's election counsel, said ACORN welcomed any prosecutions of workers who turn in fraudulent cards." We try very hard to monitor the employees, but there are chances of things slipping through," he said.

Mellor said his group pays the workers $8 an hour to register voters and not by the number of registrations they collect.

But Mellor added that he was angry that Leiendecker had said nothing about the questionable cards during a meeting Tuesday afternoon. Leiendecker replied the cards weren't the purpose of the meeting, which he said focused on missing information on some of the voter registrations, according to the Post-Dispatch.

Statewide, ACORN has turned about 40,000 new voter registrations in recent weeks, Mellor said. About 15,000 were collected in the city of St. Louis and 5,000 in St. Louis County. The rest were primarily in the Kansas City area.

ACORN's voter-registration collections have come under fire in recent weeks in several states, including Ohio and Pennsylvania. Mellor and national ACORN communications director Kevin Whelan said that most of the allegations have turned out to be unfounded. Mellor detailed the findings of various investigations into ACORN's 2004 voter-registration activities that he said also turned up no wrongdoing.

In St. Louis three years ago, the city Election Board reported finding more than 1,000 suspicious voter registration cards turned in by ACORN. No one appears to have been prosecuted in that case, although Joyce's office has obtained convictions regarding fraudulent voter-registration cards turned in by people working for other, now-defunct groups.

The latest batch of questionable cards tied to ACORN included one that attempted to register Miya Hinton, who is listed as a 20-year-old residing at an address in the 4800 block of Sacramento Avenue. It turns out that Hinton is 16 and lives at a different address in that block.

Her mother, Monique Hinton, alerted the Election Board after the family received the board's standard letter confirming the new registration. Hinton says she became concerned about how someone had obtained some of her daughter's personal information, such as the correct month and day she was born.

"Her rights are being violated," Hinton said.

Miya Hinton's signature appears to have been forged on the voter registration card, Leiendecker said.

Hundreds of the questionable voter-registration cards have suspicious signatures, with some showing similar handwriting, said Bettie Williams, board voter registration supervisor.

The circuit attorney's office said it couldn't comment until it received the cards.

Whelan and Mellor also disputed a separate controversy, ignited by a local political blog, pubdef. net, where a former ACORN employee alleged that she and other voter-registration workers had been told to promote the candidacy of state Auditor Claire McCaskill, a Democrat running for the US Senate against Republican incumbent Jim Talent.

The fact of the matter is when liberal-left activists, who've hijacked the Democrat Party, see hordes of illegal aliens crossing the border or a cemetary they see votes. Or when they see a US prison population of hundreds of thousands of convicts. Potential votes. While they make baseless allegations that Republicans are disenfranchising certain groups of people so they will not vote, the Democrats "enfranchise" illegal aliens who are voting for whomever is busing them to the election polls.

And don't fool yourself; illegal aliens and dead folks are voting. Which is why the Democrat Party opposes states trying to pass legislation that requires voters to display valid voter ID cards.


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KEYWORDS: acorn; deaddemsvoting; democrats; elections; shadowparty; sorocrats; soros; votefraud; votegop; voterfraud; voterid; voterregistration; votingfraud
In St. Louis, Missouri, Election Board officials say they've discovered at least 1,492 "potentially fraudulent" voter registration cards -- including three from dead people and one from a 16-year-old -- among the thousands pouring in before today's voter registration deadline for the Nov. 7 election, according to the St. Louis Dispatch.

The Missouri High Court just threw out our effort to demand that voters show picture ID before voting. What can be done to stop voter fraud....I guess catch a few and toss them in jail for a good amount of time.....even attempted voter fraud should face a stiff sentence.

1 posted on 10/20/2006 7:49:10 AM PDT by rface
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To: rface

Prosecution??

You are joking right?

There is no way there would even be an arrest, let along a trial, conviction and prison for it.


2 posted on 10/20/2006 7:51:35 AM PDT by Paloma_55 (I may be a hateful bigot, but I still love you)
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To: rface
Or Is That The Smell Of Voter Fraud?

It's the rotten smell of long-dead carcasses casting ballots.

3 posted on 10/20/2006 7:51:41 AM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: rface

Democrats are Vote Fraud KINGS!!


4 posted on 10/20/2006 7:55:57 AM PDT by Suzy Quzy
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To: rface
In St. Louis, Missouri, Election Board officials say they've discovered at least 1,492 "potentially fraudulent" voter registration cards

1492
The dems sure had plenty to do
While Columbus had boats
The dems just steal votes
With 1492

5 posted on 10/20/2006 7:56:04 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Abortion is to family planning what bankruptcy is to financial planning.)
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To: rface

Take the person registering fraudulent voters out back and gently say if they continue to do this, their family will disappear. Smile the entire time.

RATS only understand force.


6 posted on 10/20/2006 7:56:44 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Murtha is even cutting and running from a debate.)
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To: rface

(sniff; sniff; sniff)..hummmm smells 'dead' to me...


(sniff; sniff; sniff)..hummm smells like 'prisoners' to me....


7 posted on 10/20/2006 7:58:38 AM PDT by HarleyLady27 (My ? to libs: "Do they ever shut up on your planet?" "Grow your own DOPE: Plant a LIB!")
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To: rface
What can be done to stop voter fraud

A couple more lib seats off SCOTUS.

8 posted on 10/20/2006 7:59:57 AM PDT by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: rface

They just smell, period.


9 posted on 10/20/2006 8:00:28 AM PDT by Piquaboy (22 year veteran of the Army, Air Force and Navy, Pray for all our military .)
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To: rface

I thought that stench was curry tofu.


10 posted on 10/20/2006 8:01:23 AM PDT by Petronski (Living His life abundantly.)
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To: rface

"Bring out your dead."


11 posted on 10/20/2006 8:02:19 AM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: rface
I went to the Town Hall of my new home town to register to vote.I recently lost my wallet (with my driver's license in it) so I brought my passport and this month's electric bill as proof of identity and residence.The woman at the desk said that ID wasn't required to register nor was it required at the polls.

I was dumbfounded....although neither my appearance,my command of English nor my accent would lead one to believe that I'm foreign born.

This is Massachusetts we're talking here...a state where the RATS have always been determined to prevail by any means necessary.

12 posted on 10/20/2006 8:04:25 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative ("An empty limousine pulled up and Hillary Clinton got out")
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To: rface

personally I thought it smelled more like sulphar.


13 posted on 10/20/2006 8:06:04 AM PDT by sweet_diane ("They hate us 'cause they ain't us.")
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To: Gay State Conservative

My mother works at City Hall. The City Clerk told her Wednesday that she has never seen this volume of first time voters registering. They are being shipped in. She is not allowed to ask for ANY indentification. She can only ask two questions. 1) Are yo 18 or older. 2) Are you a resident. I'll be getting a new copy of the list of persons to check these addressess


14 posted on 10/20/2006 8:07:25 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: rface

SOP for ACORN, did the same crap in New Mexico.


15 posted on 10/20/2006 8:09:49 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim (Dancing through life like a street mime with tourettes syndrome.)
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To: rface
.even attempted voter fraud should face a stiff sentence.

Yes. Fraud perpetuators are actually negating the votes of others.

16 posted on 10/20/2006 8:15:06 AM PDT by syriacus (Dems say we've lost respect in the eyes of the world. How would abandoning Iraqis help us with that?)
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To: rface

Can a suit for violation of civil rights be brought by a resident of Missouri or one of these districts? Or how about a RICO suit? They do have a history of registering non-qualified voters. It looks like ACORN is trying to disenfranchise legitimate voters.


17 posted on 10/20/2006 8:15:46 AM PDT by Betty Jane
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To: rface

Ultimately, it boils down to this: the Dems will hold office until people get sick of their corruption. Then the GOP will hold office until people get sick of their incompetence. We're nearing the end of an incompetence cycle, so it's about time to begin a new corruption cycle. Not much we voters can do about it but live our lives and try not to waste too much time watching the puppet show. ;)


18 posted on 10/20/2006 8:15:52 AM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ("When the government is invasive, the people are wanting." -- Tao Te Ching)
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To: Paloma_55

You're so right. Jennifer Joyce, like every other public official in St. Louis, is a loyal Democrat. (God save our cities!)


19 posted on 10/20/2006 8:20:16 AM PDT by Dionysius
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To: Mr. Jeeves

snif... snif... Oh yeah time to clean the barn yard, woooo wweeee


20 posted on 10/20/2006 8:21:22 AM PDT by Rodm (Seest thou a man diligent in his business? He shall stand before kings)
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To: rface

ACORN is a SOROS funded organization chartered to breed anarchy.


21 posted on 10/20/2006 8:25:11 AM PDT by hubbubhubbub
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To: rface

ACORN = All Corrupt Organization of Rotten Nihilists


22 posted on 10/20/2006 8:47:07 AM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: rface

That stench is "dirty harry"


23 posted on 10/20/2006 9:05:18 AM PDT by ustanker (Vote on the 7th)
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To: rface

Disenfraudise the dead and non-legal voters.....


24 posted on 10/20/2006 9:28:07 AM PDT by grounhog (Ss grounhog)
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To: rface
I received a note from the Michigan Republican party yesterday. It said that a absentee voting ballot had been mailed to me a few weeks ago and reminded me to fill it out and send it in.

Problem is I never received one ( I do have a PO box) and had never requested one be sent.

I now am wondering where it went and who may have filled it out?
25 posted on 10/20/2006 9:33:25 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Demonrats want the Gays out of Congress.....stand back and let them purge their base.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

LOL!!!
(DemoRat vote fraud bump.)


26 posted on 10/20/2006 10:19:09 AM PDT by talleyman (Kerry & the Surrender-Donkey Treasoncrats - trashing the troops for 40 years.)
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To: Beagle8U

You should notify the Elections board immediately.


27 posted on 10/20/2006 10:21:21 AM PDT by talleyman (Kerry & the Surrender-Donkey Treasoncrats - trashing the troops for 40 years.)
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To: talleyman
If anyone did fill it out I would think it would show that I had already voted when I go to the polls Nov 7th.

If that happens I will demand to see the ballot and have it destroyed.

If it shows a fraudulent ballot filled out for RATS I will demand an audit of every absentee ballot cast in the township.

Someone will wish they chose a different name to commit voter fraud with.

I never miss a election for anything and if that ballot went through my post office someone there will know where it went.

I have no problem having them under investigation too.
28 posted on 10/20/2006 10:52:19 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Demonrats want the Gays out of Congress.....stand back and let them purge their base.)
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To: Beagle8U

I'd be worried...


29 posted on 10/20/2006 11:39:53 AM PDT by rface ("...the most schizoid freeper I've ever seen" - New Bloomfield, Missouri)
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To: rface; Doctor Raoul; hellinahandcart; kristinn; tgslTakoma
And the majority of those "potentially fraudulent" voter cards came from the left-wing "get out the vote" group ACORN.

Surprise, surprise.

30 posted on 10/20/2006 11:54:31 AM PDT by sauropod ("Work as if you were to live 100 Years, Pray as if you were to die To-morrow." - Ben Franklin)
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To: hubbubhubbub
Proof? I'd love to see it.
31 posted on 10/20/2006 11:55:38 AM PDT by sauropod ("Work as if you were to live 100 Years, Pray as if you were to die To-morrow." - Ben Franklin)
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To: rface; sauropod
And the majority of those "potentially fraudulent" voter cards came from the left-wing "get out the vote" group ACORN.

I've been after them for years:

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32 posted on 10/20/2006 12:01:48 PM PDT by backhoe (-30-)
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To: sauropod

Climb out of your cave Troll and visit a library.


33 posted on 10/20/2006 7:45:55 PM PDT by hubbubhubbub
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