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Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted: voter fraud exists, not an epidemic
The Columbus Dispatch ^ | Thursday May 23, 2013 | Darrel Rowland

Posted on 05/23/2013 9:07:34 AM PDT by Deadeye Division

Husted: voter fraud exists, not an epidemic

By Darrel Rowland

The Columbus Dispatch Thursday May 23, 2013 10:54 AM

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted said this morning that voter fraud does exist in Ohio but it is not an epidemic.

During a press briefing, Husted outlined 135 possible voter fraud cases during the 2012 presidential election that were referred to law enforcement for more investigation. Twenty of those cases included people who apparently voted in Ohio and another state — including 8 in Florida — and have been sent on to Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.

A total of 625 possible voting irregularities were reported including 160 in Franklin County. Only 2 of those were investigated and both for voting in more than one state.

"If you cheat, you will be caught and held accountable," Husted said.

Cuyahoga County had the most referred to the secretary of state’s office with 15. Delaware County was second with 13.

Husted also said they did not find evidence of a single instance of voter suppression.

Ohio voters totaled 5.8 million in the November election.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: electionfraud; votefraud; voterfraud

1 posted on 05/23/2013 9:07:34 AM PDT by Deadeye Division
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To: Deadeye Division

Exists?

Certainly.

Not an epidemic?

Bull Obama.


2 posted on 05/23/2013 9:08:57 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Deadeye Division

Every time a non-citizen votes, that’s voter fraud.


3 posted on 05/23/2013 9:09:12 AM PDT by Maceman (Just say "NO" to tyranny.)
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To: Da Coyote

How does he know that it isn’t widespread and affecting elections - they won’t even look into it.


4 posted on 05/23/2013 9:10:10 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Deadeye Division

Right . . . 148% of the registered voters voted in Wood County, 108% of the registered voters voted in Cuyahoga County, and every precinct that was predominantly “black” had 100% ballots for O’Dummy . . . etc. So, yeah, not a lot of voter fraud . . . Go put your head back in the sand, dumbass!


5 posted on 05/23/2013 9:11:05 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: Deadeye Division

...nothing to see hear, move along...

These statements crack me up. How can he really know? He doesn’t have any means of finding out. He’s trying to prove that something doesn’t happen without the tools to do so. We don’t require ID’s...how can you know?

Why are these people never asked this? oh wait...


6 posted on 05/23/2013 9:24:39 AM PDT by fuzzylogic (welfare state = sharing consequences of poor moral choices among everybody)
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To: laweeks

Other Husted comments today:

“In the aftermath of an election, time after time, things calm down. These things go away and no one revisits them until the next major election. What I wanted to do was get the facts,” he said.

“Frankly, it concerns me with some of the hyperbole surrounding these issues that some of those unsubstantiated claims, left unchecked, would become conventional wisdom.”


7 posted on 05/23/2013 10:07:59 AM PDT by Deadeye Division
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