Skip to comments.ACORN Pleads Guilty to Voter Registration Fraud in Nevada
Posted on 04/06/2011 3:01:25 PM PDT by tobyhill
The defunct political advocacy group ACORN has pleaded guilty to one count of an election law violation in Las Vegas, Nevada.
ACORN attorney Lisa Rasmussen told Fox News that a plea agreement was worked out with the state attorney general. The violation was for unlawfully providing compensation for registering voters based on the total number of people registered. Sentencing for the organization is set for Aug. 10, and the potential fine is a maximum of $5,000.
ACORN itself was named as a criminal defendant in the case for allegedly running an illegal voter registration scheme called "21," or "Blackjack," which paid ACORN workersarned bonuses based on the number of voters they registered in Nevada during the 2008 election.
This is the only case in the country in which ACORN itself was named as a felony defendant. The organization, a one-time community-based activist group, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy after dozens of its workers allegedly committed voter fraud in cases that led to numerous convictions.
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“and the potential fine is a maximum of $5,000.”
Oooh—I feel another slap on the wrist coming
And $5,000 fine? Please! One of their under-aged prostitutes can probably make that in one week.
But ACORN is innocent! Don’t be racist! /s
It’s RICO time.
Bertha Lewis’ next kaftan should have ‘Dept of Corrections’ stenciled on the back.
Really, ONE count?
Yeah, right. Like Nevada was the only place with these shenanigans going on.
Great point. The qualifications are there.
IMO, us Tea Party folks need to focus on voter fraud for the next 12 months, and pressure the 15 or so key states in the 2012 elections clean up their election process.
I wonder why they went for the organization instead of the organizers. I am hoping (ok it’s a feeble hope) that this is a move to discredit the organization. Until know it was always ‘workers’ who were quickly thrown under the bus. Perhaps by making it ‘Acorn is guilty of election fraud’, even one count, will help flush the slime out of hiding?
I didn’t think it was possible to convict a non-person entity of a crime. But maybe you can in Nevada. Whatever the reason, I think the people responsible should go down too.
Awesome. Very clever, and very true. Best wishes.
"Dat whitey Ratke embezzled $5 mill from ACORN
and wuz eatn' lobstah and cavair at dat Cote Basque."
"All's I got wuz chitlin's, pig's feet, collard greens, and dis orange dashiki."
" Course dere's all doze numbered accounts in Zimbabwe."
“The defunct political advocacy group ACORN”
Defunct my assss, they have just morphed into something more deadly.
THIS is why it pays to cheat.
One count, tiny fine. BFD.
An underage prostitute can make that in one trick unfortunately.
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