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Write-ins flood Alaska Senate race list
Alaska Politics Blog ^ | 10/29/10 | Staff

Posted on 10/29/2010 12:05:05 PM PDT by Mozilla

In a movement one pro-Sarah Palin website is calling “Operation Alaska Chaos,” at least 100 people filed paperwork Thursday to register as write-in candidates in the U.S. Senate election, according to the Division of Elections.

A stream of would-be senators filtered through the elections office in Midtown Anchorage late in the day, many saying the effort is meant to protest an order by the Alaska Supreme Court on Wednesday allowing a list of write-in candidates to be shown to voters who ask for assistance.

The idea of a mass registration is to create a long list of potential write-in choices and make it harder for voters to find Murkowski’s name.

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“(Murkowski) should have ran harder before the primary. And she didn’t. And she lost,” said Veronica Keanaaina of Eagle River, who signed up as a candidate in protest.

Hers was one of 56 Senate write-in applications the Anchorage elections office received in person or by fax in just 45 minutes late Thursday afternoon, said election clerk Raymond McAndrews.

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Conservatives4Palin.com rallied Alaskans to join the effort with the headline “Attention Alaska Readers: Assist Joe Miller Through 'Operation Alaska Chaos.’”

A list of candidates on the Division of Elections website included more than 40 write-in names late Thursday, but employees at the Anchorage office said other names were still being processed.

(Excerpt) Read more at community.adn.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Alaska
KEYWORDS: alaska; elections; joemiller; lisamurkowski
This is just great. A brilliant idea.
1 posted on 10/29/2010 12:05:12 PM PDT by Mozilla
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To: Mozilla

I agree.


2 posted on 10/29/2010 12:06:39 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Just another white boy riding in the back of the bus.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

So the Ruling Class wants to tilt the election. Alaska patriots fight back. God bless them!


3 posted on 10/29/2010 12:09:53 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Expect the Alaska Supreme Liberal Court to issue an injunction on any applications after their ruling citing.....”No fairsee’s, No dibbs, No takebacks!”..


4 posted on 10/29/2010 12:10:07 PM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Mozilla

More humor over here... http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2617232/posts


5 posted on 10/29/2010 12:16:29 PM PDT by tubebender
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To: Mozilla

Find a person named Lisa Murkowsky and/or Lisa Murkovski, and Ilse Murkowski and Liza Murkowski, etc.

Maybe a John Kennedy, too.


6 posted on 10/29/2010 12:18:47 PM PDT by ecomcon
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To: ecomcon

I personally will be casting my vote for Lisa Mrukowski, and I suggest you all do the same.


7 posted on 10/29/2010 12:20:55 PM PDT by BenKenobi
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To: Mozilla

LMAO. Love it!


8 posted on 10/29/2010 12:23:07 PM PDT by IMissPresidentReagan ("Sorry I'm late. I had to stop by the wax museum to give the finger to FDR!" C.Hill (Palin '12))
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To: Mozilla

This recalls a great scene in movie history - everybody tosses their name into the hat:

I am Spartacus!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8h_v_our_Q


9 posted on 10/29/2010 12:29:36 PM PDT by realr
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To: BenKenobi

Good advice . Yes . lets waste our votes after all of this .


10 posted on 10/29/2010 12:30:41 PM PDT by fantom (,)
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To: BenKenobi

Do you want Miller to lose?


11 posted on 10/29/2010 12:32:39 PM PDT by GrannyK
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To: IMissPresidentReagan

“LMAO. Love it!”

Me too. This is great that the patriots in Alaska are fighting back.


12 posted on 10/29/2010 12:38:34 PM PDT by Mozilla
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To: Mozilla

Spectacular.


13 posted on 10/29/2010 12:39:43 PM PDT by Personal Responsibility ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act" - Orwell)
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To: Mozilla

True conservatives have known how to combat the BS for years but none of the republican leaders will ever fight it - even as the left gets away with one weaselly trick after another. I am so happy that the middle class conservative people are rising up and doing this kind of in your face stuff. It is like all the lefties can do in your face stuff and the middle is too dignified for it. I am tired of the weasels winning because we are dignified.


14 posted on 10/29/2010 12:43:42 PM PDT by BRL
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To: fantom

/sarc


15 posted on 10/29/2010 12:45:23 PM PDT by BenKenobi
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To: Mozilla; All
.....at least 100 people filed paperwork Thursday to register as write-in candidates

I hope the final total ends up being over 200 and that they are NOT in alphabetical order; just scrambled all over the page and the voting judge has to read the list to every voter who friggin' walks in the polling place.
16 posted on 10/29/2010 12:57:16 PM PDT by no dems (DeMINT / PALIN 2012 or PALIN / DeMINT 2012.......Either is fine with me!)
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To: Mozilla
Heck, Lisa misspelled her own name in one of her first ads. (She later fixed it, but below is a screen capture of the original ad:)

Love that we're finally hitting the dims back with the same tactics they use. Bout damned time.
17 posted on 10/29/2010 12:58:04 PM PDT by IMissPresidentReagan ("Sorry I'm late. I had to stop by the wax museum to give the finger to FDR!" C.Hill (Palin '12))
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To: ecomcon

MyrrhCowSki


18 posted on 10/29/2010 12:58:19 PM PDT by rfp1234
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To: Mozilla
This could backfire in a major way (although it'll probably have no real effect at all).

We've already been told that spelling Murkowski's name correct is not required in order for a write-in vote to count for her.

So what makes anyone think that when somebody writes in "John Smith" that it won't be COUNTED as a minor misspelling of "Lisa Murkowski". Vote counters will just count damn near ALL write-ins for Princess Lisa no matter what is scribbled on the ballot.

19 posted on 10/29/2010 12:59:21 PM PDT by PermaRag (the stock market will stop bleeding when those who manipulate it START bleeding)
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To: BenKenobi

Do you actually live in Alaska or are you stirring the pot?


20 posted on 10/29/2010 1:06:28 PM PDT by dangerdoc (see post #6)
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To: Mozilla

100 names is hardly a “flood”. lol


21 posted on 10/29/2010 1:07:21 PM PDT by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: Mozilla

+1! Make the list impossible to put out.


22 posted on 10/29/2010 1:20:45 PM PDT by SevenMinusOne
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To: Mozilla

Maybe it should say something to RINOs when their alleged base treats them with as much contempt as Democrats usually do. You’d think they’d get the message but, apparently they don’t.


23 posted on 10/29/2010 1:34:42 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Washington, we Texans want a divorce!)
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To: dangerdoc

Actually, where I’m from I’m closer to the action than anyone in the lower 48.


24 posted on 10/29/2010 1:35:01 PM PDT by BenKenobi (Support COD - "Cash on Delivery" for DE Senate!)
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To: PermaRag

If a person named Lisa Murkowski registers as a write in, then anyone’s write in will go to her, not the usurper one.


25 posted on 10/29/2010 1:35:23 PM PDT by Mark (Don't argue with my posts. I typed while under sniper fire..)
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To: Mozilla
A list of candidates on the Division of Elections website included more than 40 write-in names late Thursday, but employees at the Anchorage office said other names were still being processed.

Went to Alaska Division of Elections website and read 148 names of write-in candidates. I didn't count the scores that were denied because they arrived too late.

This is a "screw you" message from the people of Alaska - to the court that ruled in Murkowski's favor. Hahahahaha

26 posted on 10/29/2010 1:48:57 PM PDT by onemiddleamerican (FUBO - and all your terrorist buddies, too!)
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To: BenKenobi

“”I personally will be casting my vote for Lisa Mrukowski, and I suggest you all do the same.””

No... That’s MooCowSki...


27 posted on 10/29/2010 1:56:21 PM PDT by tired&retired
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To: BenKenobi

Russia?


28 posted on 10/29/2010 2:05:50 PM PDT by dangerdoc (see post #6)
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To: SevenMinusOne

Like they say “If you can’t dazzle ‘em with brilliance, baffle ‘em with bullshit”? Don’t mess with the “CUDA”


29 posted on 10/29/2010 2:06:08 PM PDT by Colorado Cowgirl (God bless America!)
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To: tired&retired

Sarah Palin should register HER name as a write-in!!


30 posted on 10/29/2010 2:09:44 PM PDT by RockinRight (if the choice is between Crazy and Commie, I choose Crazy.)
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To: Mozilla

I wonder how this judge voted on the Lisa Murkowski case:

Shall Dana A. Fabe be retained as judge of the supreme court for ten years?
(District Search) — (Alpha Search)

If she voted for the Murkowski ruling, then I asume freepers..and other conservatives might want to also take on another operation “judicial removal”.


31 posted on 10/29/2010 2:12:13 PM PDT by JSDude1
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To: dangerdoc

Russia’s way further away than I was. :)


32 posted on 10/29/2010 2:16:34 PM PDT by BenKenobi (Support COD - "Cash on Delivery" for DE Senate!)
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To: SevenMinusOne
Reminds me of the old leprechaun story:

Once a man from the county of Cork captured a leprechaun and forced him to reveal his treasure. Since a leprechaun can never refuse, he led the man to a tree beneath which the gold was buried. The man marked the tree with a red scarf, planning to return with a shovel, and made the leprechaun promise not to touch it. The leprechaun, true to his word, left the scarf, but when the man returned, he found a red scarf tied to every tree in the area.

33 posted on 10/29/2010 2:19:59 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: dangerdoc

I assume you did not see that he misspelled her name. It WAS A JOKE!


34 posted on 10/29/2010 2:47:21 PM PDT by Laserman
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To: tired&retired

I wonder if people write-in “b&tch” if that will count to Lias Murkdolsksi.


35 posted on 10/29/2010 2:53:35 PM PDT by KansasGirl (No more taxpayer money to National Progressive Radio (NPR)!!)
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To: no dems

Like what you said !

On your tag line.... Palin Demint is fine, but Sarah is not interested in the #2 spot.


36 posted on 10/29/2010 3:00:50 PM PDT by Friendofgeorge (Sarah 2012 or bust)
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To: Laserman

Are you telling me he’s not dyslexic?


37 posted on 10/29/2010 3:00:53 PM PDT by dangerdoc (see post #6)
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To: Mozilla

So how many ways can you sell Murkowski? 1)Moorcowski, 2)Morecowski, 3)Moonbeam, 4)Kurmowski, 5)Murrkowlski, 6)Al Franken.

We can only hope that every Alaskan who’s name sounds like Lisa Murkowski runs for Senator!


38 posted on 10/29/2010 3:26:53 PM PDT by JohnThune2012 (was)
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To: JohnThune2012

I’m not sure they wouldn’t give the votes to the murcowski if someone writes in a name similar to hers. No, its better if they just vote for Joe.


39 posted on 10/29/2010 4:32:31 PM PDT by Catsrus (Have)
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To: BenKenobi

Then why are you here?


40 posted on 10/29/2010 4:32:51 PM PDT by Revel
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To: BenKenobi

We have some confused or poor spellers. LOL!


41 posted on 10/29/2010 4:45:35 PM PDT by lonestar
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To: BenKenobi

you SHOULD be voting for Joe Miller-! although Mircalsky would also make a fine write-in-!


42 posted on 10/29/2010 5:06:13 PM PDT by imjimbo (The constitution SHOULD be our "gun permit")
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To: MrB

Great one! I never heard that one before.


43 posted on 10/29/2010 7:48:51 PM PDT by Defiant (I'm a Fabian Constitutionalist. Roll back FDR and progressivism!)
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To: Laserman

I see in the news now that Alaska plans on considering intent of the voter. You do not have to spell her name correctly for the vote to be counted.


44 posted on 10/30/2010 8:43:39 AM PDT by dangerdoc (see post #6)
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To: onemiddleamerican
Went to Alaska Division of Elections website and read 148 names of write-in candidates.

The list is sorted alphabetically which is unfair to those at the bottom. The names should be presented in a random order.

45 posted on 10/30/2010 8:55:30 AM PDT by Reeses (Now is the autumn of our discontent.)
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To: imjimbo

One, I’m not an Alaskan.

Two, if I were I’d be casting my ballot for Miller.

Three, I’ve written articles in his support.

Four, I think he’s the best candidate of all the Republican senate nominees.

Five, I think Princess Lisa is a spoiled brat who needs to make like a leaf and blow.

Six, I think this write-in backlash is hilarious.

Seven, I mispelled her name, tongue in cheek.

Eight, I wish people understood satire better.

Nine, We are conservatives, we should be able to take a poke at one another.

Ten, At least some Freepers understood.


46 posted on 10/30/2010 12:08:10 PM PDT by BenKenobi (Support COD - "Cash on Delivery" for DE Senate!)
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