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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Voting is a holiday like in Europe or the old USSR. The goal is 100% conformity.
This is mere spin by ACORN. It is a corrupt organization with policies in place that cause system fraud throughout their organization. All officers should be held accountable, and put in jail.
I think before an election is called all the states should be scrutinized by the FBI - all ballots checked before counted.
If the process takes us into December before the winner is declared, I would rather have an honestly elected president.
All this “instant” stuff is going to get us into trouble.
......He also estimated that about 1 percent of ACORN’s nationwide registration applications some 13,000 forms could contain fictitious names or addresses......
If I was estimating, I would estimate much higher that 1%. Why not estimate 80% are erroneous? Acorn is first and foremost fradulent
I hope you are right.
The second sentence of the articele starts with “Slater said”. Who’s Slater?
I'm betting that republicans are smart enough to have figured out that possibility and will physically go to the polls....in droves.
Disregard my last reply. I noticed you started with the middle of the article instead of the first paragraph.
I’m not sure that’s all of it. The registrations impact on the polls are part of a major piece of it but in places where you don’t have to show ID, anyone can sign and vote for that registered name. Democratic workers, paid illegals or homeless, etc.
I dunno,,,you should go and read a few pages of Prairie Fire (Ayers book) available at LGF.com.
In just a few pages you will see that this is their way of starting their "revolution" to make this a communist Country
Fair warning: Reading this will bring an anger up inside of you llike never before.
ROTFLMAF. You mean the same people who got out of line at the polls and went home when FL was called early for Gore? It's a wonder to me that those "smart" Republicans were able to find their way to the polls to begin with.
I hope my cynicism is wrong, and your faith is not misplaced.
We don’t call it “The Stupid Party” for nothing.
Oh for the good old when people like Ayers would be hanged for treason. Sigh...
They will lose
If you want to see fraud, all you would have to do is get hold of his campaign volunteer list and run their names in both the state in which they worked and the state in which they came from.
Former Project Vote worker Anita Moncrief testified in another lawsuit in Pennsylvania that ACORN doesn’t train canvassers at all, that quality control is “minimal to nonexistent,” that “40 percent [valid registrations] was OK,” and that when a canvasser was caught turning in fruadulent registrations by election authorities, ACORN “threw them under the bus” and blamed them for everything.
The problem is that all these local investigations and lawsuits are only being reported in the local news media. The national news media (ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, Washington Post, New York Times, etc.) are carefully ignoring it until after the election.
In the Republic of Panama, voting takes place on a Sunday.
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.