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  • Iraqi ballot box storage site catches fire, drawing calls for an election re-run

    06/11/2018 3:27:15 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 2 replies
    France24 ^ | 6-10-18 | France 24
    A fire ripped through Iraq's biggest ballot warehouse on Sunday ahead of a vote recount prompted by allegations of fraud during legislative elections that saw a surprise victory for a populist cleric. A senior security official, speaking to AFP on condition of anonymity, said the fire broke out in a warehouse located in Al-Russafa, one of the largest voting districts in eastern Baghdad. Firefighters brought the blaze under control several hours after it started, and the extent of the damage caused to ballot boxes was still unclear. Around 60 percent of Baghdad's two million eligible voters had cast their ballots...
  • Did Liberals Got Conned? How Is Jill Stein Spending The Money She Raised For Bogus 2016 Recounts?

    06/07/2018 11:49:16 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 7, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    Remember Jill Stein’s shoddy 2016 recounts? Remember how she raised more for this nonsense effort than for her entire 2016 campaign? She raised over $7 million for this effort, and she seems to be spending it on her staff. Not in a lavish sense, but they told Daily Beast it’s because they’re continuing the recount initiative. A bit odd since Stein promised that there would be a vote on how the rest of the fund raised would be distributed. So far, that has not happened.As liberals licked their wounds, with some still recovering from the shock of Trump’s win, Stein...
  • GOP Cites Numerous Issues at Polling Sites Ahead of Likely Pennsylvania Recount (Rat cheating alert)

    03/15/2018 11:37:51 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 24 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | March 14, 2018 | Brent Scher
    Republicans are citing numerous problems at polling sites in Tuesday's special election in Pennsylvania, which remains too close to officially call but appears to be trending toward an extremely narrow victory for Democrat Conor Lamb. [Snip] Among the listed concerns are "miscalibrated" voting machines in Allegheny County, the only county of four in the district that went for Lamb, according to the source, who said there have been many reports of voters who intended to vote for Saccone ending up casting a ballot for Lamb. Furthermore, Republicans say their attorneys were ejected from polling sites as the absentee ballots were...
  • GOP not conceding in Pennsylvania race, may seek recount

    03/14/2018 3:23:42 PM PDT · by little jeremiah · 74 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/14/18 10:17 AM EDT | By Ben Kamisar
    PITTSBURGH Republicans will not be conceding anytime soon in a tightly contested special election in Pennsylvania, where Democrat Conor Lamb holds a slim lead over Republican state Rep. Rick Saccone in Tuesday's election. Lamb's campaign and Democratic groups have declared him the winner, as he sits with less than a 700-vote lead. NBC News also projected him the "apparent winner" early Wednesday morning as more absentee ballots trickled in. There are still about 203 absentee ballots and then additional provisional and military ballots left to be counted, but Saccone would have to capture an overwhelming majority of those outstanding...
  • Pennsylvania special election may see recount; Lamb, Saccone separated by razor-thin margin

    03/14/2018 3:17:03 PM PDT · by little jeremiah · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 14, 2018 | Alex Pappas
    It could come down to a recount. Democrat Conor Lamb has already declared victory over Republican Rick Saccone in Pennsylvanias special House election, but Republicans say they arent giving up until every vote is counted. The contest has still not been called, but Lamb leads Saccone by a few hundred votes. Theres no mandatory recount for a federal race in Pennsylvania, but Republicans have the option of petitioning for one. "This race is too close to call and were ready to ensure that every legal vote is counted, National Republican Congressional Committee spokesman Matt Gorman said late Tuesday. Once they...
  • Pennsylvania special election may see recount; Lamb, Saccone locked in razor-thin fight

    03/14/2018 9:42:12 AM PDT · by smileyface · 60 replies
    Fox News ^ | Mar 14, 2018 | Alex Pappas
    It could come down to a recount. Democrat Conor Lamb has already declared victory over Republican Rick Saccone in Pennsylvanias special House election, but Republicans say they arent giving up until every vote is counted. The contest has still not been called, but Lamb leads Saccone by a few hundred votes. Theres no mandatory recount for a federal race in Pennsylvania, but Republicans have the option of petitioning for one. "This race is too close to call and were ready to ensure that every legal vote is counted, National Republican Congressional Committee spokesman Matt Gorman said late Tuesday. Once they...
  • Alabama's Confusing US Senate ballot may be Roy Moore's last hope

    12/16/2017 10:34:48 AM PST · by Jocallag · 87 replies
    Selous Foundation ^ | 12/15/2017 | Jay O'Callaghan
    Alabamas recent hotly contested special U.S. Senate election was marred by considerable ballot confusion caused by the states straight party voting ballot which allowed voters two ways to vote for the two candidates.
  • Judge Roy Moore DEMANDS a RECOUNT

    12/13/2017 10:32:44 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 151 replies
    ...after AP Calls Alabama Race for Democrat Doug Jones
  • Let's all hope Obama's new Ebola Czar, Ron Klain, stayed at a Holiday Inn last night

    10/20/2014 3:43:39 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 12 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/20/14 | Robert Laurie
    2001 video reveals Ron Klain's Ebola training background.... Last week, President Barack Obama made a largely symbolic move by appointing his new Ebola Czar. Since he had to look like he was doing something, he did. The man he chose is Ron Klain - someone who knows nothing about medicine or science. In fact, he has no background in either. The go-to guy who will manage Americas response to Ebola is a partisan political hack with long, slavishly faithful ties to the Democrat party. Among his many non-medical achievements are being General Counsel to Al Gores failed recount committee in...
  • Jill Stein asks Loretta Lynch to probe US election system

    12/24/2016 12:07:02 PM PST · by kevcol · 100 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | December 24, 2016 | Daniel Chaitin
    "The attempted recount process has uncovered that voting machines relied on in these states and across the country are prone to human and machine error, especially in under-resourced black and brown communities, and vulnerable to tampering and hacking," the letter reads.
  • What Jill Steins Recount Effort Actually Accomplished

    12/14/2016 6:34:12 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | December 13, 2016 | Daniel Marans
    Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein’s attempts to recount the election results in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania are now over. Although Stein only secured a complete recount in Wisconsin, she is claiming to have won a victory for voters by exposing weaknesses in the voting system. In fact, Stein’s greatest service may have been to validate the Wisconsin results ― and thus demonstrate that voting irregularities did not tip the election in Donald Trump’s favor. “I’d like to think that the public appreciates that as a result of the examinations that occurred, that the results were not corrupted in any...
  • Jill Stein announces plans for leftover recount money

    12/14/2016 5:21:06 AM PST · by kevcol · 54 replies
    CBS News ^ | December 13, 2016 | Emily Schultheis
    With her three-state recount effort effectively over, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein on Tuesday announced her plans for whats next: to ask donors which organizations should receive the campaigns leftover money At latest count, Stein had raised $7.33 million for the recount in just 2.5 weeks, and from more than 161,000 donors. The campaigns latest estimate of costs puts the total recount-related expenses at about $7.4 million -- meaning as of now, there would not necessarily be money left over.
  • [Audio copied and retitled by blogger Papa Giorgio ] Wisconsin Recount Increased Trump's Lead

    As above... plus: Vacation Homes ;)
  • Michigan Elections Panel Weighs Value of Recount (then votes down 3-1 to formally reject it)

    12/13/2016 4:34:39 PM PST · by drewh · 10 replies
    Election news.com ^ | 6:39 p.m. EST December 13, 2016 | Paul Egan
    LANSING All sides agreed Tuesday that state and local election officials did a generally good job on a statewide presidential recount that was halted by the courts on Wednesday after two and a half days of counting. But testimony before the Board of State Canvassers differed on whether the partial recount requested by Green Party candidate Jill Stein served a useful purpose. Still, the board voted Tuesday 3-1 to formally reject Stein's request for a recount. To Stein attorney Mark Brewer, who formally withdrew Stein's recount request at Tuesday's meeting of the state elections panel, the recount turned up...
  • Stein to recount donors: Vote on how you want me to waste your money next

    12/13/2016 3:29:50 PM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | December 13, 2016 | ED MORRISEY
    Well, why not? Donors to Jill Stein’s ludicrous efforts to recount states with too-large-to-change gaps wasted their money while promising the undeliverable. Her fantasies about roving bands of hackers carrying floppy disks visiting every voting machine in only states that Donald Trump won turned out to be paranoid delusions. Wisconsin’s statewide recount, 70% of which was done by hand, produced only a 0.055% change in the outcome … and increased Trump’s lead by 131 votes. Michigan’s results before the recount got shut down at the 40% mark show a similarly small net change (0.078%). Fresh off of that success, Stein...
  • What Voter Fraud? Michigan Recount Uncovers Too Many Votes in 37% of Detroit Precincts

    12/13/2016 8:07:51 AM PST · by bobsunshine · 64 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | December 13, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    Green Party candidate Jill Steins Michigan recount unintentionally exposed major voter fraud in Detroit. Election officials in Michigan found that 37% of precincts in Detroit tabulated more ballots than the number of voters tallied by workers in the poll books. Hillary Clinton won Wayne County over Donald Trump 67% to 30%. State officials are planning to examine about 20 Detroit precincts where ballot discrepancies occurred. Detroit News reported: Voting machines in more than one-third of all Detroit precincts registered more votes than they should have during last months presidential election, according to Wayne County records prepared at the request of...
  • Now what? Legislators planning changes to Wisconsins recount law

    12/13/2016 4:50:37 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 12 replies
    Wisconsin Watchdog ^ | 12-13-16 | M. D. Kittle
    Ten days after it began amid accusations of computer hacking and voter fraud, Wisconsins unprecedented presidential recall is over. Donald Trump, by 131 more votes than he originally claimed in last months general election. The certified recount confirms that Trump is the first Republican presidential nominee to win Wisconsin since 1984. The loser, her critics say, was definitely Jill Stein, the Green Party also-ran who dragged the Badger State into her computer hacking conspiracy theory. Stein, who finished fourth in the election with 31,006 votes, paid an estimated $3.5 million for the statewide recount a costly and arduous process...
  • Wisconsin Recount Ends, Trump Picks Up 162 Votes

    12/12/2016 7:57:14 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 12 replies
    2016: The Race (Breitbart) ^ | December 12, 2016 | Breitbart News
    (AP) Republican Donald Trumps victory in Wisconsin was reaffirmed Monday following a recount that showed him defeating Democrat Hillary Clinton by more than 22,000 votes. Wisconsin finalized its recount on the same day that a federal judge issued a stinging rejection of a Green Party-backed request to recount paper ballots in Pennsylvanias presidential election and scan some counties election systems for signs of hacking. Green Party candidate Jill Stein successfully requested, and paid for, the Wisconsin recount while her attempts for similar statewide recounts in Pennsylvania and Michigan were blocked by the courts. Stein only got about 1 percent of...
  • Recount Efforts End: Trump Wins In Wisconsin, Pennsylvania

    12/12/2016 5:20:31 PM PST · by drewh · 44 replies
    Voice of America News ^ | December 12, 2016 6:30 PM
    <p>Trump's victory in Wisconsin was reaffirmed following a statewide vote recount that showed him defeating Democrat Hillary Clinton by more than 22,000 votes.</p> <p>Meanwhile, a federal judge issued a stinging rejection of a Green Party-backed request to recount paper ballots in Pennsylvania's presidential election and scan some counties' election systems for signs of hacking.</p>
  • Just in case I disappear...

    12/12/2016 4:13:04 PM PST · by RightInTheMain · 34 replies
    I couldn't help myself - I joined Twitter today and tweeted to Hillary that she should be ashamed of herself for attempting a coup in America. It was liberating, but risky because if she read it while drunk (fairly likely) I could be in real trouble. Fellow Freepers, if I stop posting please check local state parks for my body in case I commit suicide by shooting myself in the head 3 times.