Skip to comments.Harrah’s Bosses Put Squeeze on Employees to Vote in Pro-Reid Effort
Posted on 11/04/2010 6:35:44 AM PDT by IbJensen
Executives at the casino giant Harrahs pushed company employees to vote early in an all-out effort to help the Harry Reid campaign, according to internal emails obtained by Battle 10.
The staffer told Jones, senior vice president of communications and government relations, that the Reid campaign had connected with Culinary and that the problem was with mid-level supervisors.
The Reid staffer then indicated that the culinary union had money available for more busses to take Harrahs employees to the polls. The Reid staffer suggests that Harrahs execs put a headlock on your supervisors to get them to follow through.
The staffer also offered Senator Reids personal involvement, writing, PLEASE PLEASE tell me how I can help. Would it help to have the Senator call Gary and help give you the backing you need?
In her email to management, Harrahs Batjer requested of her colleagues to PLEASE do whatever we need to communicate to company supervisors that there is NOTHING more important than to get employees out to vote.
She even issued an express endorsement. Waking up to the defeat of Harry Reid Nov. 3 will be devastating for our industrys future, Batjer wrote.
On Friday, Western Regional President Tom Jenkin sent out a follow-up email showing a total vote count for Harrahs properties along with the percentages of employees who had voted at each property. Attached to the email was a spreadsheet showing employee names and at which property they worked. Supervisors were asked to fill in codes explaining why their employees had not yet voted.
Calls to Harrahs management were not returned. Jan Jones assistant said at 10:25 EST that she would attempt to track down an executive who could comment.
A spokesman with the Federal Election Commission declined to comment on the case...
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Or boycott Harrahs where ever they have resorts or casinos.
This should not be forgotten because we are lazy and happy with our victory. This should be investigated and prosecuted if election laws were broken.
Now’s the time, and for good reason, to boycott Las Vegas!
Yep. Boycott NV, BUYcott AZ.
Laws were broken:
The Reid staffer then indicated that the culinary union had money available for more busses to take Harrahs employees to the polls.
Gee, this would be illegal if Republicans ever tried it.
Lots of Harrah’s locations can be found here:
I’m in Nebraska and can let the Council Bluffs location know what I think of the crap they have done. Surely others can join me as well. We need to hit fast and hard.
Even better, here is contact information for the Harrah’s sites: https://www.harrahs.com/casino-directory.html
They have locations in AZ, CA, IL, IN, IA, LA, MS, MO, NV, NJ, NC, and PA. So the whole country is close enough to a property to be able to make some noise.
We all can choose, let's choose someplace besides Las Vegas. Put them all out of business and then they can all go on the government dole.
Just what future is in store for Las Vegas.
More of the same. Less employment, more foreclosures?
The subpoena list is growing as we write and the Nevada shenanigans will be not be overlooked.
I bet the very first to be put under oath and to claim the 5th or receive a presidential pardon will be top crook cop Eric (crackers be damned!)Holder.
In fact,any day now,dozens,perhaps hundreds of preemptive Obama pardons will be saturating the nation.
Imagine if Lucky Luciano had such pardon powers for HIS mob.
I think a letter from me might be forthcoming to the Harrah’s Corporation. I’ll let them know I will now take Obama’s advice, and decide NOT to go to Las Vegas for an upcoming vacation.
They want Harry Reid, fine. They can have him and NOT have my business. :)
I see fraud written all over Dirty Harry’s win over Angle. He was down in the polls just days before the election and exit polls showed that something like 55% of voters disapproved of his job performance. The higher then normal turnout of 65% also looks suspicious. We all know the democrats can’t be trusted to play by the rules. They want to win at all cost.
Remember that Harrahs does not own all the casinos in the state.
BTW, the Jan Jones mentioned in the article is a hardcore Democrat hack. She once was the mayor. She ran for governor twice and lost by large numbers both times.
OK, I get that they can force the employees to go the polls, but once the employee is in the voting booth, they can vote however they want.....right?