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Will soldiers have enough time to vote? (Fort Drum, NY, blue state, ACORN?)
Oneida Dispatch ^ | 10/03/09

Posted on 10/03/2009 1:35:10 PM PDT by Libloather

Will soldiers have enough time to vote?
Published: Saturday, October 3, 2009

FORT DRUM (AP) — Military and election officials insist that hundreds of deployed Fort Drum soldiers will have enough time to return their absentee ballots in next month’s special election in New York’s 23rd Congressional District, even though they won’t be mailed out for another two weeks.

Friday was the regular deadline for counties to mail out absentee ballots to military personnel for the Nov. 3 general election. But those ballots don’t have the names of the three candidates in the 23rd District because the special election wasn’t set by Gov. David Paterson until this past Tuesday. The election will fill the seat vacated when Republican John McHugh became secretary of the Army on Sept. 21.

A second ballot will be sent after Oct. 13 — the earliest date allowed by law — and absentee voters will have about three weeks to receive, fill out and return them, said John Conklin, a spokesman for the New York State Board of Elections.

The U.S. Election Assistance Commission has recommended mailing absentee ballots to military voters at least 45 days before they are due, while the Military Postal Service Agency has recommended at least 60 days.

Earlier this year, the U.S. Justice Department sued New York over the same issue in the March 31 special election to fill Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s former seat in the 20th Congressional District.

The federal lawsuit was settled when New York agreed to extend the deadline for receipt of the overseas ballots.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: acorn; elections; fortdrum; militaryvote; ny; ny2010; soldiers; vote
Massive Vote Fraud in New York Linked to ACORN
Big Government ^ | 9/29/09 | Mike Roman

The Working Families Party and local Democratic Party Officials are at the center of a massive voter fraud scandal in Troy, NY.

According to the Times Union:

Dozens of forged and fraudulent absentee ballots from people registered to vote on the Working Families Party line were filed in the Sept. 15 primary elections in Troy.

Documents at the county Board of Elections show the fraudulent ballots were handled by or prepared on behalf of various elected officials and leaders and operatives for the Democratic and Working Families parties.

There may be as many as 50 absentee ballots that were forged, according to people close to the case. Countywide, there were 126 absentee ballots applied for on the Working Families Party line.

What isn’t mentioned is that WFP is nothing more than a front group for ACORN. Or as Roger Stone put it:

The Working Families Party is not about working people or families and it isn’t really a party. The WFP is a wholly owned subsidiary of ACORN. Bertha Lewis co-chair of the Working Families Party is the Executive Director of New York ACORN. New York ACORN leader, Steven Kest was the moving force in forming the party and WFP headquarters are located at the same address as ACORN’s national and New York office at 88 Third Avenue in Brooklyn, New York.

WFP is essentially a money funnel which pays for an aggressive door to door canvas. Largely funded by unions, the WFP is ACORN’s “political arm” in New York State. Candidates supported by the Working Families Party and issues supported by ACORN are both advocated on the door steps of target voter homes as they share one major voter canvas.

1 posted on 10/03/2009 1:35:11 PM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

The crook-O-crats probably have already entered the legal arguments to stop any military absentee ballots. Wanna bet?

I really hope that the military chooses the right side in the upcoming civil war.

2 posted on 10/03/2009 1:51:34 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Da Coyote

Are we allowed to count Military votes? I thought the Dems were against that in the last election? /s

3 posted on 10/03/2009 2:03:07 PM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag (The Patriot's Flag at - Democrat Hypocrisy)
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To: Libloather

Leftists are always giving the military the finger. It started with the vile pig Gore - a military vet himself who tried to suppress the military vote in Florida - and continues to this day.

4 posted on 10/03/2009 3:41:21 PM PDT by sergeantdave (obuma is the anti-Lincoln, trying to re-establish slavery)
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To: FlingWingFlyer; altair; stephenjohnbanker; little jeremiah; ~Kim4VRWC's~; voteNRA; mkjessup; ...

FReep mail me if you want on/off the list.

5 posted on 10/04/2009 5:03:37 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (A mob of one.)
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To: Da Coyote

“I really hope that the military chooses the right side in the upcoming civil war.”

Most of them will.

6 posted on 10/04/2009 5:24:49 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: Jet Jaguar; stephenjohnbanker

Hmmm....The soldiers could fill them out, hop in a Stryker, drive down I-87, across I-90 and deliver them to Albany in about two snd a half hours. Not enough time......sheesh!

7 posted on 10/04/2009 6:34:16 PM PDT by BIGLOOK (Government needs a Keelhauling now and then.)
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To: ThePatriotsFlag; Da Coyote
Are we allowed to count Military votes? I thought the Dems were against that in the last election? /s

Oddly enough, my absentee ballot for the 08 Presidential election never showed. I sent in a provisional ballot, but I doubt it was counted.

8 posted on 10/04/2009 11:00:03 PM PDT by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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