Skip to comments.Democratic Voter Fraud Cases Become Ammo for Virginia GOP
Posted on 02/18/2013 2:27:00 AM PST by lbryce
Well-publicized instances of attempted voter fraud by high-profile Democrats in Virginia and Maryland have helped Republican lawmakers make a case for tougher voting requirements.
In Virginia, Patrick Moran, the son of Democratic U.S. Rep. Jim Moran, has become the poster child for voter fraud after he was documented on a hidden camera last year coaching an undercover conservative operative on how to forge a utility bill to vote for someone else. At the time, the younger Moran was working on his father's campaign in Northern Virginia, though he stepped down after the embarrassing incident.
Authorities did not file charges against Moran, but that hasn't stopped Republicans from frequently alluding to the case this year while pushing for a photo voter identification law.
"The problem is this thing went viral. It was on the front pages of USA Today," Sen. Dick Black, R-Leesburg, said during debate Friday on a law that requires voters to bring a photo ID to the polls. "The secret is out [on how to commit voter fraud in Virginia]."
Black also referred to former Maryland Democratic congressional candidate Wendy Rosen, who was outed by her own party last year for voting in both Maryland and Florida.
Rosen was running for Maryland's 1st Congressional District against Republican incumbent Andy Harris. She dropped out under pressure, though she said she kept voter registration at her Florida address to help out a friend who was running for city council.
Despite dropping out of the race, Rosen's name still appeared on the ballot and she mustered 28 percent of the vote against Harris, who was considered a shoo-in.
Democrats in Virginia say those cases are anomalies and no study has shown widespread voter fraud takes place in the United States.
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Huh? There is no voter fraud! Maybe an isolated incident here and there, but you rethugs blow them all out of proportion. There is no voter fraud! /libtard
(I see that lie repeated over and over in the DBM.)
LIE, CHEAT, STEAL....it’s what Demobcrats DO!
Commie Dems: "We don't need no stinkin Laws". And since they were not prosecuted, I suppose they are truly "above the law".
Also in Cincinnati there is the Dem official who admitted on TV that she voted twice for the Dear Leader this past election.
Why fund a study of the obvious?
No study has shown that removing the requirement of a photo ID for entry into the DNC's headquarters would decrease personal safety but it's still required. Just sayin'.
There was a glimmer of hope when this was considered but the GOPe stooooopid party wimped out...as usual.