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  • Green Party's Jill Stein to Seek Hand 'Recounts', Forensic Tabulator Audits in WI, MI, PA

    11/25/2016 5:48:32 PM PST · by drewh · 128 replies ^ | 11/24/16 ast
    The Green Party's 2016 Presidential candidate Jill Stein is announcing her intention to seek a "recount of votes in the battleground states of Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania." The campaign's press release, posted in full below, cites "a multi-partisan effort to check the accuracy of the machine-counted vote tallies in these states in order to ensure the integrity of our elections." The announcement follows on word that leaked out yesterday at New York magazine that top electronic voting experts and election integrity advocates have been encouraging the Hillary Clinton campaign to file for similar hand-counts and forensic analyses of electronic voting...
  • MEDIA VOTE FRAUD: How the Media has Disenfranchised the Voter and Made a Fair Election Impossible

    10/11/2016 5:06:07 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/11/16 | Greg Penglis
    Media Vote Fraud is unethical, Un-American, immoral, and against all journalistic standards and beliefs in the freedom of the press to report the truth Have you looked at your news section on your smart phone today? If yours is anything like mine, I have to wade through about 30 anti-Trump stories, both real and imagined, before I ever get close to something objective or newsworthy. There are almost no anti-Clinton stories. This is impossible. Some days there are stories that nibble at the edge of potential character flaws in Mrs. Clinton, but it’s nothing compared to the tirade against Trump....
  • Detroit Federal Judge OKs Rep. John Conyers For Primary

    05/23/2014 2:05:33 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 112 replies
    NPR ^ | May 23, 2014 | Scott Neuman
    This post was updated at 4:40 p.m. ET. A federal judge in Detroit has ruled that Democratic Rep. John Conyers, the second-most-senior member of the U.S. House, will appear on the August primary ballot, overturning a decision by Michigan's secretary of state who said the candidacy was invalid.
  • Poorly educated and lied to, Blacks at UCLA call correcting their grammar and punctuation racist

    02/11/2014 10:58:06 AM PST · by yoe · 42 replies
    The Coach Is Right ^ | February 10, 2014 | Kevin “Coach” Collins
    It’s hard to figure out what to make of the people in this story. Should these people be laughed at or pitied? Recently a group of 25 self-described “Students of Color” held a sit-in to support poor English writing skills. They whined about the “racism” of being offered constructive criticism of their lack of grammar, spelling and punctuation abilities. As products of dysfunctional government schools, many if not all of them have little or no writing skill. Many of them don’t know they have no writing skills. They have been lied to and had their heads patted so often by...
  • Senator slips up: ‘You’re not going to disenfranchise the NRA overnight’

    04/16/2013 5:54:24 PM PDT · by Nachum · 50 replies
    Biz Pac ^ | 4/16/13 | Joe Saunders
    It’s not often that the confiscation crowd is nakedly honest, but when they think they’re just preaching to the choir, they might forget the heathens are listening, too. That was the case in Sunday’s New York Times column by Maureen Dowd when Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy blurted out the real goal of the gun grabbers: Getting weapons out of your hands means getting the vote out of your hands, too. “You’re not going to disenfranchise the NRA overnight,” Murphy told Dowd. “Disenfranchise.” This isn’t the usual, misty-eyed “if it will save one life” claptrap; and the speaker isn’t some unshaven...
  • How To Steal the 2012 Election

    10/01/2012 7:48:10 AM PDT · by pansgold · 11 replies
    X / I / MMXII | pansgold
    1.) Democrats have hired thousands of lawyers and positioned them in voter districts, ready to file suits. 2.) Democrats will work with groups like ACORN, registering non-citizens and convicted felons and encourage them to vote multiple times. They will watch for recent deaths in local obituaries and then vote again using the dead voter’s name. 3.) Democrat leftist pollsters over-sample Democrats to show Obama is way ahead of Romney in local polls. They use flawed methodology from past elections. 4.) Democrats file multiple suits against states that are trying to require proof of voter identification to prove voter citizenship and...
  • Exclusive Breaking: 1,100 Florida Voters Disenfranchised Today

    08/14/2012 12:08:53 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 79 replies
    Election Law Center ^ | 8-14-2012 | Christian Adams
    August 14, 2012 Exclusive Breaking: 1,100 Florida Voters Disenfranchised Today Christian Adams Election Law Center has learned that 1,100 Florida voters will not be able to participate in today's state primary because of snafus by the government. 300 absentee voters in Martin County (FL) and 800 in Indian River County (FL) did not receive their requested absentee ballots in time to participate in today's important primary election because the United States Post Office treated the bulk absentee ballot mailings as third class mail. The ballots were deposited by Martin and Indian River County election officials with the United States Post...
  • California moves presidential primary back to June

    07/29/2011 7:55:11 PM PDT · by newzjunkey · 18 replies
    L.A. Times ^ | July 29, 2011 | 5:26 pm
    California’s next presidential primary will be one of the last in the nation thanks to a measure signed Friday by Gov. Jerry Brown ...
  • Kloppenberg campaign gets 18 votes of nuns thrown out in Wi Supreme Court recount!

    05/04/2011 4:49:37 PM PDT · by milwguy · 29 replies
    wtmj ^ | 5/4/2011 | charlie sykes
    In Sauk County, there’s a convent, Valley of our Lady Monastery that is inhabited by 18 Cistercian nuns. These nuns take a vow of silence, with their main occupation being the making the communion wafers. I am not making this up, the website couldn’t be better: The majority of these nuns stay at the Monastery their entire life…living the simplest of simple lives. Every election the Town of Sumpter Clerk, Donna Ziegler, drops off 18 ballots so the nuns can vote. She later picks them up, prior to the election in a single, large, sealed envelope—not opening the large...
  • Assembly bill would set June presidential primary (Passed)

    04/12/2011 11:49:57 AM PDT · by newzjunkey · 4 replies
    AP (via North County Times) ^ | April 11, 2011 10:22pm | Lien Hoang
    The state Assembly approved legislation Monday to bump the 2012 presidential primary in California to June... AB80, which passed on a bipartisan 68-0 vote, would combine that election with the regular statewide primary in June...
  • The scum of the earth need money

    04/02/2011 8:13:01 AM PDT · by ellenbrewster · 1 replies ^ | April 2, 2011 | Ellen Makkai
    The scum of the earth need money, big money! Not the loose change or occasional dollar thrust into dirty hands at city stoplights. So you say, “What’s new? Down-and-outers always have their hands out.” But this scum of the earth isn’t your garden-variety derelict, hustler, druggie and brown-toothed beggar…though some are. This Scum of the Earth is an urban church/hang-out located deep in a city’s arts district off Santa Fe Drive in Denver, Colorado. And due to fire safety infractions in this old church edifice, the congregation was abruptly evicted from its hard earned and miraculously acquired home. Well over...
  • Alex Barton, Boy Voted out of Florida Class, Gets $350k Settlement (5-year old autistic boy)

    12/07/2010 1:02:22 PM PST · by OldDeckHand · 21 replies ^ | 12/07/2010 | Kevin Hayes
    MIAMI (CBS/AP) The mother of a Alex Barton, a Florida boy who was kicked out of his kindergarten class after the teacher held a vote among fellow students about his disruptive behavior, has reached a $350,000 settlement with St. Lucie County education officials. According to local station WPBF, Alex has been diagnosed with Aspberger's syndrome, a disorder on the autism spectrum.
  • What Al Franken's Election Tells Us

    07/14/2010 11:28:55 AM PDT · by JohnRLott · 46 replies · 2+ views
    Fox News ^ | July 14, 2010 | John R. Lott Jr.
    For those who claim that vote fraud isn't a problem, Al Franken's election to the Senate demonstrates not only that vote fraud exists but also that it can alter elections and indeed the laws of the country. Murderers, rapists, and robbers may not be the people we want providing the crucial votes that determine what America's laws should be.
  • ACORN Throws Out Republican Voter Registrations

    10/07/2009 8:37:36 AM PDT · by khnyny · 98 replies · 6,629+ views ^ | October 7, 2009 | Pamela Geller
    ACORN wants people to register to vote – as long as they’re Democrats. Republican registrations go into the trash. Here is a first-hand account of how it happens. In February 2008, Fathiyyah Muhammad of Jacksonville, Florida, heard that ACORN was paying people three dollars for each voter they could register. ACORN paid her three dollars for each voter she registered, but Fatiyyah Muhammad says that the group threw out her votes and fired her when she brought them registrations of Republican voters. Fathiyyah Muhammad voted for Obama. “I’m a Republican,” she says, “and this was the first time that I...
  • Virginia argues that they don't need to send out military absentee ballots in time to vote

    10/03/2009 5:06:25 PM PDT · by RecallMoran · 135 replies · 6,230+ views
    The Next Right ^ | 10/03/09 | Soren Dayton
    The State of Virginia has argued in a federal court filing that they can legally send out absentee ballots to active duty soldiers the day before an election. Restated again, the Democratic Chairwoman of the Virginia State Board of Election (appointed by the Democratic National Committee Chair Tim Kaine, in his capacity as Virginia Governor) Jean Cunningham just claimed a legal basis for massively raising the barrier to voting for soldiers at war.
  • More uncounted ballots found in Minneapolis

    12/05/2008 10:04:26 AM PST · by Chet 99 · 38 replies · 1,845+ views
    More uncounted ballots found in Minneapolis by Curtis Gilbert, Minnesota Public Radio December 5, 2008 Minneapolis — Minneapolis election officials are still searching for 133 ballots that city officials believe to be missing, as they finish the recount in the U.S. Senate race. During their search this morning in a Minneapolis warehouse, they found a thin plastic bag that could contain uncounted overseas military ballots from another precinct. Minneapolis elections director Cindy Reichert says it's "clear the ballots were mishandled." The Secretary of State's office has asked counties to finish their recount of the Minnesota Senate race by today, although...
  • Vanity: The media - Stories they should run

    11/05/2008 1:05:33 PM PST · by dq4 · 2 replies · 378+ views
    vanity | me
    We know what they would have done had the election gone the other way. It would only be fair for the media to be even handed and do stories such as: Interview families with special needs children and how they fear they will be forgotten now that Sarah Palin lost. Have the talking heads drum the beat of bi-partisanship and the need for the Obama administration to reach out to the disenfranchised Republican voters. Do some sob stories on coal miners and how they fear having they livelihood taken away by the Obama energy policies.
  • Ballots from U.S. troops risk being discarded

    10/28/2008 12:52:28 PM PDT · by pabianice · 22 replies · 667+ views
    CNN ^ | 10/28/08 | Costello
    States' rules for absentee ballots vary; rules can change during election season 30 percent of overseas military ballots returned, counted in 2004, official estimates Mail from war zones sometimes does not get to county registrars in time Military ballots were a focus in the 2000 recount in Florida WASHINGTON (CNN) -- As absentee ballots pour in from U.S. troops overseas, officials are voicing concerns that many of those votes won't be counted. An absentee ballot from Arlington County in Virginia shows the names of the general election candidates. "It's dismal," said Rosemary Rodriguez, who works for the U.S. Elections Assistance...
  • Virginia County Registrar Blocks Overseas Military Absentee Ballots

    10/26/2008 9:04:54 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 21 replies · 1,264+ views
    Fairfax County (Virginia) Registrar Rokey Suleman (D) is disallowing an estimated 90 percent of absentee ballots sent in by soldiers serving overseas. “The law prohibits military personnel from participating in political activities while in uniform,” Suleman explained. “Troops fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan are obviously in uniform. Thus, ballots received from these war zones must be disallowed.” Suleman distinguished between these ballots from overseas servicemen and women and those cast by military personnel within the US who could be assumed to have cast their ballots while off-duty and out of uniform. “Besides, these people aren’t likely to be well-informed on...
  • Mentally challenged man says his vote wasn't right

    10/16/2008 11:22:33 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 25 replies · 1,926+ views
    October 14, 2008 ALBANY, GA (WALB) - There are allegations of voter fraud, as a Dougherty County family claims the vote of a mentally challenged relative was stolen. They say the adult day rehab program where Jack Justice attends took him to vote, without the family's permission. What's worse is Justice says the person helping him wouldn't cast the ballot for his choice for President. Jack Justice has been voting since he turned 18. Typically his family takes him to their neighborhood precinct. This time Primus Industries, his adult day rehab program, took him to vote. His family was shocked,...