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3 dropped as [WI] voter registration workers; felonies flagged
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | 20 October 2012

Posted on 10/20/2012 5:50:15 PM PDT by bjorn14

Three felons - including one man convicted of multiple counts of forgery - have had their status revoked as voter registration workers in Milwaukee and have been referred to county prosecutors after the Journal Sentinel flagged their criminal backgrounds to city officials.

The three men had been authorized by the Milwaukee Election Commission as so-called special registration deputies, a role that state election officials say is off-limits to felons under state law.

Checks by the newspaper turned up 11 people in all with apparent criminal convictions ranging from misdemeanor sexual assault to felony drug possession who have been authorized to register voters in Milwaukee. A person convicted of a misdemeanor is not automatically disqualified from serving as a special registration deputy.

The newspaper turned up the names by matching a database of convicted criminals against voter registration workers in the city with the same address and same full name, including middle initial.

Neil Albrecht, executive director of the Milwaukee Election Commission, stressed that there is no public evidence that any fraud in registering voters has been committed, let alone any evidence that fraudulent votes are being planned. Albrecht said his agency does not run criminal background checks on deputies when they are signed up but had law enforcement confirm the newspaper's finding after being contacted by the newspaper.

"Our course of action will be terminate the (deputies) based on these findings. We're going to examine our future processes for engaging people in this line of work," Albrecht said.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: deputies; fraud; registration; voter; wi

1 posted on 10/20/2012 5:50:20 PM PDT by bjorn14
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To: afraidfortherepublic

WI Pong list

2 posted on 10/20/2012 5:52:16 PM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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“In Wisconsin, Community Voters operates just in Milwaukee.”

Are they a rat org?

3 posted on 10/20/2012 5:58:57 PM PDT by NoLibZone (I know what it is to be Black,to be hated for who I am, more so than Whoppi does. I'm a Republican.)
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What? Voter fraud? Can't be. The Democrats say there is no such thing so no need for voter I.D.

To refresh your memory, a worker in Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchey's office (he opposes voter I.D.) was uncovered committing voter fraud. Tee hee hee

4 posted on 10/20/2012 6:02:59 PM PDT by From The Deer Stand
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To: bjorn14

Who better to collect signatures of people in order that they can vote than a forger.

5 posted on 10/20/2012 6:03:27 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: NoLibZone


6 posted on 10/20/2012 6:08:27 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: bjorn14; Hunton Peck; Diana in Wisconsin; P from Sheb; Shady; DonkeyBonker; Wisconsinlady; JPG; ...

Clamping down on voter fraud — 3 felon voter registration deputies fired

FReep Mail me if you want on, or off, this Wisconsin interest ping list.

7 posted on 10/20/2012 6:41:47 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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