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Patrick Murphy-linked Absentee Voter Controversy Unfolds
National Review Online ^ | 10/27/2010 | Thomas Shakely

Posted on 10/27/2010 4:32:44 PM PDT by mojito

Earlier today, Battle ‘10 reported on the continuing absentee ballot scandal in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, home to the 8th district congressional race. The race is widely seen as a bellwether, with Rep. Patrick Murphy a member of the appropriations committee.

New reports are emerging that could spell trouble for Patrick Murphy’s campaign after it was revealed that his campaign manager controlled a post office box where voters were being instructed to send their absentee ballots. The ballots were then re-mailed to the county Board of Elections.

A letter from a fictitious agency, the “Pennsylvania Voter Assistance Office,” was sent to an unknown number of residents across the 8th district in southeastern Pennsylvania warning them that their ability to voter could be jeopardized unless they returned an enclosed absentee ballot in a pre-paid envelope that went to a private post office box in Bristol, Pa.

At issue is whether Rep. Patrick Murphy was directly involved, and whether absentee ballots were tampered with or discarded as they were proceeded through the post office box maintained by Tim Persico, his campaign manager.

(Excerpt) Read more at nationalreview.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Politics/Elections; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: 2010midterms; democrats; pa2010; patrickmurphy; votefraud; voterfraud
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Oh my. Another example of Dem vote fraud. How many does that make, in just the last couple of days?
1 posted on 10/27/2010 4:32:47 PM PDT by mojito
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To: mojito

I’ve counted at least five.


2 posted on 10/27/2010 4:33:59 PM PDT by EricT. (Can we start hanging them yet?)
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To: mojito

Even National review doesn’t mention that the guy is a DEMOCRAT!!!! geesh.


3 posted on 10/27/2010 4:34:32 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: mojito
This absentee (except for true absentees) and early voting has to stop.

Imagine throwing every third absentee repub he basket.

4 posted on 10/27/2010 4:35:39 PM PDT by Sacajaweau (What)
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To: mojito

Notice he wasn’t identified as a DEMOCRAT..that he is.


5 posted on 10/27/2010 4:36:10 PM PDT by Freddd (CNN is down to Three Hundred Thousand viewers. But they worked for it.)
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To: Ann Archy

Dem vote fraud

the last straw. They are playing with a sleeping tiger.


6 posted on 10/27/2010 4:36:18 PM PDT by moodyskeptic (Cultural warrior with a keyboard)
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To: mojito

trouble for Patrick Murphy’s campaign after it was revealed that his campaign manager controlled a post office box where voters were being instructed to send their absentee ballots. The ballots were then re-mailed to the county Board of Elections.

A letter from a fictitious agency, the “Pennsylvania Voter Assistance Office,” was sent to an unknown number of residents across the 8th district in southeastern Pennsylvania warning them that their ability to voter could be jeopardized unless they returned an enclosed absentee ballot in a pre-paid envelope that went to a private post office box in Bristol, Pa.


Huh?

private post office box?

slammer time..


7 posted on 10/27/2010 4:36:50 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: mojito

It’s not who casts the votes, but who counts them! Look for shenigans in many key, close races.


8 posted on 10/27/2010 4:37:40 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Vigelence)
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To: mojito
1. Leave the UN
2. Defund PBS, NPR, Planned Parenthood
3. Prosecute and jail voter fraud
4. Many more
9 posted on 10/27/2010 4:39:07 PM PDT by ryan71 (Dear spell check - No, I will not capitalize the "m" in moslem!)
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To: Ann Archy; Freddd

Since it’s National Review, I’m going to assume that they didn’t mention the guy was a Dem because if you’re reading National Review, you already know that he’s a Dem.

They do mention he’s a Dem in the next paragraph after the part I excerpted.


10 posted on 10/27/2010 4:39:30 PM PDT by mojito
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This sort of criminal behavior has to be stopped. As others have pointed out, Democrats have been caught doing this in other states, so it is clearly part of their national strategy to steal elections. In the face of all of this, the New York Times proudly proclaims that all of this talk about voting fraud is pure bunk.

This is just a warm up for what they intend to do in 2012. If we don’t nip it in the bud, we can kiss elections goodbye forever.


11 posted on 10/27/2010 4:41:47 PM PDT by centurion316
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To: mojito

THAT, in a Nutshell, is the DIFFERENCE between Democrat and Republican! Democrats KNOW their people are ignorant, so they repeat and repeat......Republicans THINK their people are smart, so they don’t give the info because they think we already KNOW....when most people don’t!!


12 posted on 10/27/2010 4:45:29 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: mojito

Actually, there are/were a series of letters that are/were sent intimidating voters. If you didn’t follow the instructions on the first letter greater threats were implied with the second letter.

No way Murphy didn’t know about this one. His campaign manager is the ring leader.


13 posted on 10/27/2010 4:47:52 PM PDT by Keen-Minded
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To: centurion316

It seems to me that the Democrat should be compelled to fund a significant public service announcement that, if a voter submitted an absentee ballot to his organization, that voter should submit a later dated absentee ballot directly to the Board of Elections.


14 posted on 10/27/2010 4:49:16 PM PDT by p. henry
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To: centurion316
Vote fraud should be considered treasonous behavior and the perps punished accordingly...
15 posted on 10/27/2010 4:50:41 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter ( Sarah Palin - For such a time as this...)
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To: p. henry

No, better plan is to frog march the campaign manager directly to jail and assign a postal inspector and two judicial observers to intercept all ballots addressed to that P.O. box and deliver them directly to the Elections Office where they should be segregated until they can be verified as valid ballots cast by valid registered voters. This guy has committed mail fraud and who knows what else.


16 posted on 10/27/2010 4:53:10 PM PDT by centurion316
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To: Freddd

“Democrat” doesn’t even come close to describing what Murphy is. He is bankrolled by moveon.org, thug unions, and the trial lawyers. His voting record is far to the left, and yet he portrays himself as a conservative Blue Dog.

I hope this vote fraud scandal blows up in his face and puts his lying, corrupt ass in jail.


17 posted on 10/27/2010 4:58:16 PM PDT by Fresh Wind (King: "I have a dream"...Sharpton: "I want a check")
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Vote fraud steals our liberty. It should be a capital offense. If not capital, at least corporal (meaning the lash). People that do this think it’s just a minor offense, just part of politics. Tea party folks think it’s a sacrilege. Upgrading laws against tainting an election should be a priority.


18 posted on 10/27/2010 5:01:15 PM PDT by excopconservative
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To: Fresh Wind

And furthermore, this lying sack of **** has signs around the area proclaiming that he was a paratrooper.

Bull****. He was a JAG lawyer, not a soldier.

He is a disgrace to the US Army.


19 posted on 10/27/2010 5:01:40 PM PDT by Fresh Wind (King: "I have a dream"...Sharpton: "I want a check")
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To: Keen-Minded; neverdem; narses

So they also kept track of who responded to the first/second/third letter too?


20 posted on 10/27/2010 5:03:09 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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