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  • ACLU sues Wisconsin over photo ID law

    12/14/2011 1:27:50 AM PST · by bjorn14 · 70 replies · 1+ views
    Milwaukke Journal Sentinel ^ | 14 November 2011 | Jason Stein
    The American Civil Liberties Union sued the State of Wisconsin on Tuesday over a new law requiring voters to show government-issued photo identification, charging that the measure violates the U.S. Constitution. The lawsuit says that the state is infringing on some citizens' right to vote and to be treated equally under the law and amounts to a kind of poll tax on voters who lack the documents needed to get an approved ID. Republican lawmakers and Gov. Scott Walker, who is named in the lawsuit along with a long list of other state officials, have said they believe the measure...
  • Holder to push against voter-ID laws

    12/13/2011 8:34:28 AM PST · by Justaham · 64 replies · 1+ views ^ | 12-13-11 | Ed Morrissey
    The Obama administration on Tuesday will wade into the increasingly divisive national debate over new voting laws in several states that could depress turnout among minorities and others who helped elect the president in 2008. … With the presidential campaign heating up,Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. will deliver a speech Tuesday expressing concerns about the voter-identification laws, along with a Texas redistricting plan before the Supreme Court that fails to take into account the state’s burgeoning Hispanic population, he said in an interview Monday. Holder will speak at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Libary and Museum in Austin, Tex.,...
  • (Lead RAT) Wasserman Schultz accuses GOP of rigging elections with 'suppression laws'

    11/17/2011 4:43:08 AM PST · by Libloather · 44 replies · 2+ views
    The Hill ^ | 11/16/11 | Pete Kasperowicz
    Wasserman Schultz accuses GOP of rigging elections with 'suppression laws'By Pete Kasperowicz - 11/16/11 08:43 PM ET Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Fla.) on Wednesday night said Republican governors and legislatures are purposefully pressing for the enactment of voter identification laws in order to suppress Democratic voter turnout in the 2012 election. "State legislatures are attempting to impose voting restrictions that are the modern day equivalent of poll taxes and literacy tests," she said on the House floor. "We cannot allow state legislatures to drag our nation backward in what is nothing more than a political quest to...
  • Students may face felonies over illegal voter vouching

    11/08/2010 4:25:59 PM PST · by WOBBLY BOB · 39 replies · 1+ views
    MN Daily ^ | 11-8-10 | Evelina Smirnitskaya
    Members of Students Organizing for America, a group of students aligned with the Democratic Party, may face a criminal investigation and possible felony charges after confrontations with an election judge over voter vouching during Tuesdays election. Ginny Gelms, the interim elections director in Minneapolis, said she will submit a report to the Hennepin County attorneys office and the Minnesota Secretary of States office today. The offices will investigate a possible incident of improper vouching. Gelms said she was told by the University Lutheran Church precincts chair election judge there were two incidents of individuals trying to vouch for people they...
  • (PA-08) Murphy: GOP using 'Florida-style' tactics

    10/28/2010 8:08:03 AM PDT · by randita · 17 replies
    Bucks County Courier Times ^ | 10/28/10 | Peter Hall
    Murphy: GOP using 'Florida-style' tactics By: PETER HALL Bucks County Courier Times The Congressman charged Republicans with using unfair tactics to give their candidate for the 8th Congressional District an edge. Congressman Patrick Murphy blasted Bucks County Republicans for using "Florida-style" tactics to deny voters the right to participate in Tuesday's election, which includes the hotly contested race between Murphy and his Republican challenger Mike Fitzpatrick. Murphy's statement in a brief news conference Wednesday afternoon came shortly before Democratic Party lawyers filed a response to Republican claims that Murphy's campaign is behind an effort to mislead voters into applying for...
  • ACORN is out of Ohio's elections

    03/11/2010 8:11:01 AM PST · by opentalk · 45 replies · 1,197+ views
    THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH ^ | March 11, 2010 | James Nash
    In legal settlement, group agrees not to return to state. ACORN, the liberal group notorious for allegedly trying to inflate voter rolls through fraudulent practices, has seen its last election in Ohio. The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now will permanently surrender its Ohio business license by June1 as part of a legal settlement with the conservative Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions, both sides said yesterday. ACORN was active in Ohio in the 2006 and 2008 elections, working to register thousands of low-income people to vote and get them to the polls. The group's efforts were marred by...
  • MSNBCs Ed Schultz Says Id Cheat to Keep Scott Brown From Winning (video)

    01/16/2010 9:48:41 AM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 67 replies · 2,826+ views
    The Ed Schultz Show ^ | Jan. 16, 2010
    Schultz: "Keep these bastards out."
  • ACORN Story on Kudlow Report - CNBC

    09/15/2009 4:13:03 PM PDT · by balls · 19 replies · 1,409+ views
    CNBC | 09/15/2009 | Kudlow
    Kudlow just gave a teaser for "ACORN gets Cracked" - a report on the ACORN voter registration fraud and prostitution sting and $53 million in tax money. I'll post when that segment comes on.
  • CNN's Toobin: GOP Likes Voter ID Laws to 'Stop Democrats From Voting'

    In America, you need to show identification to buy alcohol, get into a bar, or apply for a job. Yet, for some reason, liberal media members think that Republicans who advocate voter ID laws do so exclusively to prevent Democrats from going to polling booths.
  • "Election staff convicted in recount rig"

    01/27/2007 4:55:51 AM PST · by lifelong_republican · 59 replies · 1,722+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 24 January 2007 | M. R. Kropko
    "...Prosecutors accused Maiden and Dreamer of secretly reviewing preselected ballots before a public recount on Dec. 16, 2004. They worked behind closed doors for three days to pick ballots they knew would not cause discrepancies when checked by hand, prosecutors said..."
  • Mississippi: police seize absentee ballots looking for a dead man voting

    11/16/2006 9:19:23 PM PST · by WKB · 27 replies · 1,086+ views
    Vote Law ^ | 11-16-6
    AP reports: A state warrant that led to the seizure of absentee ballots in Noxubee County alleges that local Democratic Party leader Ike Brown witnessed and signed an absentee ballot vote cast by a deceased man, according to the published report Thursday. The Commercial Dispatch newspaper of Columbus reported that agents of the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation seized the absentee ballots from the Nov. 7 election this past week. MBI spokesmen have declined comment since. -- AP Wire | 11/16/2006 | Brown's name on dead man's Noxubee Co. ballot, says state warrant
  • Lack of ballots at NM (heavily GOP) precinct

    11/07/2006 8:43:47 AM PST · by Cooter · 123 replies · 6,591+ views
    KOB radio | 11/7/06 | n/a
    Just heard on the radio that a heavily republican precinct in NM district 1 (Wilson / Madrid race) had only 150 printed ballots this morining. As of 7 AM, there were over 200 people in line to vote. This is a mostly GOP-favorable precinct. The poll workers were actucally turning people away, telling them they'll call them (yeah, right) when new ballots are available. Heather Wilson was interviewed and she said it is criminal to have so few ballots (150 for over 2000 registered voters) for this polling location (this problem wasn't reported for Dem-leaning locations, of course). Lawyers for...
  • TN: 3 poll workers, 3 felons charged in Tenn. (w/casting 'dead' voters ballots, a Dem won)

    06/21/2006 4:20:45 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 26 replies · 1,361+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/21/06 | Woody Baird - ap
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Three poll workers accused of casting ballots in the name of dead voters were among six people indicted on charges of violating election laws in a state Senate race, a prosecutor announced Wednesday. Prosecutor Bill Gibbons said his investigation found no evidence of a widespread conspiracy to throw the election to either candidate. Democrat Ophelia Ford was certified the winner over Republican Terry Roland by 13 votes last September. The state Senate overturned the election this year amid allegations of irregularities. "There was an effort on the part of certain individuals ... to cast some illegal votes...
  • Stroger poll watcher accused of illegally coaching voters

    03/18/2006 3:47:27 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 18 replies · 859+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | March 18, 2006 | STEVE PATTERSON AND DAVE NEWBART
    A top aide to Cook County Board President John Stroger faces questioning about why she was inside a suburban polling place Friday, allegedly guiding elderly voters through their ballots and posing as an election official. Betty Hancock Perry explained she was "trying to help voters" at the Lydia Healthcare Center in Robbins, election officials said. But those who observed her say she was helping them cast votes for her boss and discouraging votes for challenger Forrest Claypool. She gained access, they say, by assuring them she was an election judge hired by Cook County. As officials with the county clerk...
  • Kerry Workers' Tire-Slashing Trial Begins [Son of WI Dem... Supreme Solar Allah]

    01/10/2006 1:29:50 PM PST · by johnny7 · 35 replies · 2,212+ views
    NewsMax ^ | January 10, 2006 | Carl Limbacher & Staff
    Fourteen months after John Kerry narrowly carried Wisconsin in the 2004 presidential election amidst allegations of voter fraud, five campaign workers for the Kerry-Edwards campaign team are set for trial Tuesday in Milwaukee on felony charges of damage to property.The "Milwaukee Five is charged with slashing 40 tires on 25 separate Republican vehicles on the morning of the 2004 presidential election. The vehicles were rented by the Wisconsin Republican Party to transport less-mobile voters to the polls on Election Day. In total, the vandals disabled 25 percent of the Republican Partys "Get Out the Vote fleet. The defendants include Sowande...
  • 5 to be tried early next year in election day tire-slashing (Trial Scheduled Monday--Jan 9, 2006)

    01/05/2006 9:29:38 PM PST · by Gondring · 34 replies · 1,175+ views
    Five Democratic campaign operatives charged with felony counts of property damage in the slashing of tires on Republican Party get-out-the-vote vehicles before polls opened Nov. 2 will be tried early next year, under a schedule laid out Monday. Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Jean W. DiMotto, who has handled the case, authorized switching the case to Judge Michael Brennan because she will move to small-claims court duty in August. Attorney Robin Shellow, who is representing Sowande Omokunde, the son of U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wis.), had requested that the cases remain with DiMotto, but attorneys for the other defendants had asked...
  • 68 dead people reported as voting between 1994-04 in Shelby Co.

    12/28/2005 12:24:22 PM PST · by Brian Mosely · 71 replies · 1,631+ views
    AP Wire | 12/28/05
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) At least 68 people recorded as voting in Shelby County between 1994 and 2004 were dead at the time the ballots were cast, a television station reported. The investigation by WMC-TV uncovered several names of voters, which according to Shelby County Election Commission records, cast ballots as much as eight and 10 years after federal records show they died. I certainly have no idea how any of this could have happened, commission administrator James Johnson said. He said he would turn the results of the stations investigation over to the district attorney for further investigation. Prosecutors...
  • Massive Voter Fraud in Detroit

    11/07/2005 7:06:14 AM PST · by Mikey_1962 · 46 replies · 1,522+ views
    Macomb Daily ^ | 11/7/05 | Mikey_1962
    There's no better example of that apathy or appeasement in Detroit politics than in the apparent acceptance of city Clerk Jackie Currie's continued antics. Currie has spent a lot of time in court these days defending an out-of-control city election system ripe for abuse and corruption. In recent days we've learned that Currie employs a group of 50 "ambassadors" who round up between 4,500 and 8,000 absentee ballots -- and apparently break a variety of state election laws in the process. According to media reports, Currie's assistants have secured absentee ballots from mentally incapacitated people who have no idea who's...
  • John Fund; Handwriting analyst finds 400 Washington ballots written in same hand

    01/04/2005 4:38:59 PM PST · by chiller · 293 replies · 17,499+ views
    Hugh Hewitt | 1/4/05 | chiller
    details to come, just heard

    12/27/2004 4:59:12 PM PST · by SwinneySwitch · 14 replies · 878+ views
    The Progress ^ | 12/22/02 | Cindy Hatfield
    SCOTT REESE WILLEY The Progress Karnes County attorney and rancher Eric Opiela said he has presented evidence to a special committee of state lawmakers on Friday showing that more than 1,700 fraudulent ballots were cast in the Nov. 2 general election in Jim Wells and Bee counties. In addition, he added, a precinct by precinct mathematical analysis of the illegal votes show that when the fraudulent ballots are deducted from the vote totals, Opiela won the race for State Rep. District 35 by 110 votes. District 35 includes Atascosa, Bee, Goliad, Jim Wells, Karnes, Live Oak and McMullen counties. The...