Skip to comments.FBI Probe into ACORN, Voter Registrations [Fictitious, 25% Duplicates, Ohio alone, 200,000. ]
Posted on 11/02/2008 5:03:29 AM PST by Son House
For years, ACORN has been a force in registering mostly younger, lower-income minorities to vote. So far this year, the group has registered 1.3 million new voters.
Slater said that 1,187 packages, each containing a registration worker's daily collection of as many as 18 forms, have been flagged for county election officials as "potentially bogus." He also estimated that about 1 percent of ACORN's nationwide registration applications some 13,000 forms could contain fictitious names or addresses. In addition, as many as 25 percent may be duplicates.
To affect an election tally, someone would have to vote in the name of the fictitious registrant, which is a felony.
ACORN officials said that most phony submissions came from canvassers who were trying to get paid without actually finding citizens who wanted to register to vote.
ACORN is bound by laws in most of the 21 states where it's been active to turn in all new registration applications, even suspicious ones, and the group follows that policy everywhere, spokesman Scott Levenson said.
Law-enforcement agencies in 11 states have been investigating former ACORN canvassers investigations that have involved the FBI in Nevada and New Mexico.
During Wednesday night's final presidential campaign debate, McCain pressed Democratic rival Barack Obama to explain his ties to ACORN, which he said "may be destroying the fabric of democracy."
The Ohio Republican Party is in a court battle with Democratic Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner over potential election fraud. The Republicans won a federal appeals court order demanding that Brunner turn over to county election officials by Friday the names of about 200,000 new registrants whose personal information did not exactly match state drivers' license or Social Security data.
Brunner filed an emergency appeal to the Supreme Court.
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The national news media (ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, Washington Post, New York Times, etc.) are carefully ignoring it until after the election.
I hope there is action on this and not just talk!
We all know ACORN and the DEMS will vote the duplicate votes - but how do they do it?
Here in Minnesota you can absentee vote early, and then go vote again “to change” your vote election day, surely they vote twice just to try to get it through, and then they can still blame someone else if they get caught
We’ll never know if Obama’s elected - they’ll use that “system” from now on. Maybe they’ll put ACORN in charge of elections.
But where is the DOJ?
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What about the buse load of blacks from an Alabama church who went into Ohio to vote? What’s the FBI doing about all of those who committed a felony?
Found another one! Bookmarked,
(Gee, why can’t the MSM find anything to write about ???)
That 1% fraud number is bogus - A simple coverup - BY the writer, probably deliberately.
10% false names at least, maybe more depending on how “automated” (get a list of names and addresses, copy the list of names) the ACORN people want to be.
Telephone books are handy, aren’t they?
I wouldn’t be too sure they’re getting caught. SOME of them have been found, in states where the Republicans have access to them, but probably only the tip of the iceberg.
Also, the FBI is “looking into” this, but it’s unlikely they will do anything about it. They never have. The Bush Justice Department and the FBI are totally in the tank for the left.
Also, activist judges will block any actions, like that judge who said that homeless people can give park benches as their address—enabling them to vote multiple times, or the judges who have said that college students can vote without proving residency—enabling them to vote multiple times.
And so forth. Little or nothing has been done for the past 16 years, under clinton AND Bush, to punish any of these crimes. So why would anyone hesitate to do it again, since it is virtually riskless?
I doubt it will be reported after the election either. The good news is that it is getting some local attention. It seems to have hit a nerve in some of the swing states and many people are irate.
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