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Justice Department to monitor South Carolina 1 congressional election Sanford v Colbert-Busch
Reuters ^ | May 6, 2013 | Ian Simpson and Harriet McLeod

Posted on 05/06/2013 11:03:17 PM PDT by Steelers6

Reuters) - The Justice Department will monitor voting in Charleston County, South Carolina, in Tuesday's special election to fill a House of Representatives seat, the department said on Monday.

Former South Carolina Republican Governor Mark Sanford is facing Democratic newcomer Elizabeth Colbert Busch, sister of television political satirist Stephen Colbert, in the First District House race.

(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: South Carolina
KEYWORDS: election; elizabethbusch; marksanford; monitoring; sanfordcolbert; southcarolina; stephencolbert; tuesday
I hope Sanford wins now, I'm disgusted with his behavior but this AG is disgusting and Obamalo;
1 posted on 05/06/2013 11:03:18 PM PDT by Steelers6
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To: upchuck

Are they?


2 posted on 05/06/2013 11:07:12 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Steelers6

Fix in? DOinJ will ignore all malfeasance by the donk and go after so made up cr@p by Sanford.

Yup, fix in.


3 posted on 05/06/2013 11:07:40 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: Steelers6

BUMP’


4 posted on 05/06/2013 11:10:45 PM PDT by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: piytar

Sanford is behind 10 points in polls. There’s nothing to be fixed. He’s toast.


5 posted on 05/06/2013 11:13:35 PM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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Has this ‘oversight’ occurred elsewhere recently?


6 posted on 05/06/2013 11:15:53 PM PDT by Gene Eric (The Palin Doctrine.)
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To: saganite

I generally don’t trust polls, but you’re probably right.


7 posted on 05/06/2013 11:21:05 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: saganite

Although Holder is apparently concerned enough to institute “oversight” aka block “suppression” of the dead and repeat voters. Makes me go “hmmmm...”


8 posted on 05/06/2013 11:23:35 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: saganite; piytar

“The last poll before Tuesday’s election in the First Congressional District shows former Gov. Mark Sanford ahead of Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch by one percentage point.”

http://charleston.patch.com/articles/sanford-inches-ahead-in-latest-sc1-poll?national=patch&ncid=edlinkuspatc00000006

This is why the Justice Dept. is monitoring this election. There are two crazy people in this election, but our guy doesn’t have a mug shot. ;o)

http://www.fitsnews.com/2013/05/04/so-heres-elizabeth-colbert-buschs-mug-shot/


9 posted on 05/06/2013 11:32:47 PM PDT by dixiechick2000
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To: dixiechick2000

So Holder sent the blue shirts to nudge to election 1 point? Shock, just SHOCKED I tell y’all!


10 posted on 05/06/2013 11:36:25 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: saganite

Another Freeper posted the latest poll that shows Sanford up one point. Hmmmm...


11 posted on 05/06/2013 11:37:27 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: Steelers6

The scumbags NEED to win the House or their communist transformation of the former America will be delayed and have to happen under a president other that the African communist scumbag Ubama. EVERY House seat matters, big time. The scumbags will steal every one they possibly can.


12 posted on 05/06/2013 11:39:53 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: piytar

“So Holder sent the blue shirts to nudge to election 1 point?”

I’m sorry...I don’t understand what you mean.

I think he will monitor the election because it’s slipping from the dem fingers. If Sanford is doing well, the usual nefarious stuff will follow.

She has been keeping a low profile, and even refusing to debate. The mug shot, and her record, came out this weekend. She was solid before this, because of her low profile. I would think that’s why the quick change in polling.


13 posted on 05/06/2013 11:43:31 PM PDT by dixiechick2000
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To: Lancey Howard

Yes...there’s that, in spades!


14 posted on 05/06/2013 11:44:41 PM PDT by dixiechick2000
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To: dixiechick2000

Sorry, I left off the /sarc tag. I was saying that your point about the polls closing explained why the DOinJ was sent in (ie to try to make sure the election went to the donk).


15 posted on 05/06/2013 11:48:22 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: dixiechick2000

Interesting for someone not acquainted with the contest. Except for the DOJ intervention, this would be “a plague on both their houses” type election. As it is, Holder is demonstrating just how fragile our “democracy” really is.


16 posted on 05/06/2013 11:55:47 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: Steelers6
Here's wishing an unsolved swamp disappearance to any & all Justusyo gauleiters who've goose stepped into SC.

Hølder and Ø were both spawned from the same vat of vile filth.

17 posted on 05/07/2013 1:26:44 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: Steelers6

Looks like the New Black Panthers/Black Ku Klux Klan is going to threaten some white voters.....


18 posted on 05/07/2013 1:38:32 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: Steelers6

Taxpayer funded public Democrat election fraud.
The audacity of fraud.


19 posted on 05/07/2013 1:58:53 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: piytar

I wonder if this won’t have the opposite effect, riling up republicans who otherwise might have stayed home, particularly if Gov Haley takes a very critical stance against the move.


20 posted on 05/07/2013 2:35:56 AM PDT by boomstick (One of the fingers on the button will be German.)
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To: Steelers6

Who monitors the Justice Department monitors?


21 posted on 05/07/2013 3:51:54 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: saganite

No, he is actually up by 1 to 3 points.


22 posted on 05/07/2013 4:19:56 AM PDT by Perdogg (Sen Ted Cruz, Sen Mike Lee, and Sen Rand Paul are my adoptive Senators)
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To: Steelers6

Really? And when are they going to monitor ANY election in Philly?


23 posted on 05/07/2013 4:25:57 AM PDT by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: Steelers6

What team of idiots decided Sanford would be a good candidate for this race? Is there a good reason someone electable was not chosen?


24 posted on 05/07/2013 4:36:20 AM PDT by soycd
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To: Steelers6

This is a political eyesore, no matter who ends up winning, unless Coons can win as a write-in.


25 posted on 05/07/2013 4:43:47 AM PDT by johnthebaptistmoore (The world continues to be stuck in a "all leftist, all of the time" funk. BUNK THE FUNK!)
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To: Steelers6

Justice Department to monitor South Carolina 1
congressional election Sanford v Colbert-Busch

This means democratic sections will get carte blanche with no checks of illegal voters, while pubbie districts will get the full court press. One shouldn’t be surprised to see armed Black Panthers at pubbie polling places.


26 posted on 05/07/2013 4:48:56 AM PDT by kenmcg (scapegoat)
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To: saganite

“Sanford is behind 10 points in polls. There’s nothing to be fixed. He’s toast.” Well no, actually he has surged to a +1 as per PPP.


27 posted on 05/07/2013 4:49:30 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: Steelers6

Just voted - two observations:
1. The voting seemed heavier than I expected. 2. There was not a single black in the voting area. Generally, one would expect to see 15 to 20% blacks.


28 posted on 05/07/2013 5:01:39 AM PDT by monocle
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To: Steelers6

This just means doj will help stuff the ballot box


29 posted on 05/07/2013 5:17:07 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: soycd

Sanford by 5 points minimum. The primary voters, Repubs, picked Sanford. You got a problem with that?


30 posted on 05/07/2013 5:23:45 AM PDT by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: iopscusa

I have a problem with the democrat being anywhere near winning over a Republican in a heavily GOP district. This thing should not even be close.


31 posted on 05/07/2013 5:41:07 AM PDT by soycd
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To: Steelers6

We aneed cameras at polling places to get the faces of people getting off buses and vans.


32 posted on 05/07/2013 5:53:46 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (An economy is not a zero-sum game, but politics usually is.)
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To: Steelers6

“monitor” = Protect liberal vote fraud...


33 posted on 05/07/2013 6:03:44 AM PDT by G Larry (Darkness Hates the Light)
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To: soycd

So you want one of the no-name candidates that lost to Sanford in the primary to run against Colbert’s sister and their unlimited campaign $$s? Sounds like one of Rove’s sure fire losing props.


34 posted on 05/07/2013 6:20:58 AM PDT by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: iopscusa
The primary voters, Repubs, picked Sanford.

I'm not sure you can say that in an open primary state. That is one thing we really need to fix.

35 posted on 05/07/2013 7:13:33 AM PDT by Durus (You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. Ayn Rand)
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To: Steelers6

They want to make sure no one witnesses the voter fraud.


36 posted on 05/07/2013 7:17:02 AM PDT by AppyPappy (You never see a massacre at a gun show.)
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To: iopscusa

An improvement would be anybody with a clean, conservative record to waltz into the position. In a GOP stronghold district, this tax sucking democrat nimrod should not even be close.


37 posted on 05/07/2013 7:49:07 AM PDT by soycd
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