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  • Mail-in Ballot Mishaps Abound [semi-satire]

    08/12/2020 12:14:54 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 9 August 2020 | John Semmens
    In Las Vegas, Nevada election officials sent 223,000 mail-in ballots (17% of the total) to the wrong addresses. Persons residing at these addresses could wrongfully cast the ballots. The intended recipients never received the mailed ballot. The remedy for this according to Governor Steve Sisolak (D) is "to allow campaign workers to harvest such ballots, fill them out, and mail them in so we can ensure that there is no shortfall of votes cast and counted." In Roanoke, Virginia absentee ballot request forms were mailed to every registered voter. The printed address on all the return envelopes was wrong. Voters...
  • <b>Important</b> Democrat Misuse of Vote by Mail Already Reality (Real Experience)

    08/09/2020 7:09:35 AM PDT · by SarahPalin2012 · 19 replies
    We are a household of four in Virginia. Two of us in our 50's, and a 21yo and 19yo. The "Center for Voter Information" mailed a already filled out, personalized absentee voter request form for our 21yo and 19yo. No one requested this. It arrived 4days ago for both, and nothing for us. They make it look like a government mailing but in the small print says they are a a non-government, nonprofit. They said they were "specially selected", and that voting by mail is healthy and easy. They are obviously targeting a group they think will vote about 70%...
  • ELECTION 2020: A Republic, if You Can Keep It

    08/08/2020 4:37:55 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies ^ | August 8, 2020 | David Avella
    Florida’s hanging chads from the 2000 Bush vs Gore contest will look like a walk in the park compared to what it will take to declare a winner this year. COVID-19 has completely upended how votes are cast and counted. It is inevitable that in competitive states such as Arizona, Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania delays will happen in getting to the final tally. This is why it is so critical that election officials, starting with Secretaries of State, make it convenient to vote and put in place proper safeguards from the start. Understandably, Pew Research found that most Americans (64%)...

    08/07/2020 6:56:22 AM PDT · by libstripper · 7 replies
    TN Supreme Court ^ | Aug. 5, 2020 | TN Supreme Court
    Today, the Tennessee Supreme Court vacated the temporary injunction entered by the Davidson County Chancery Court, which, in part, required the State to provide an absentee ballot to any eligible voter validly seeking to vote by mail to avoid transmission or contraction of COVID-19 for all elections occurring during the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic. The Court held, however, that the absentee ballots for the August 6, 2020 election should be counted as to Tennessee voters who timely voted by absentee ballot by mail according to the trial court’s temporary injunction and who otherwise meet the statutory requirements for absentee voting.
  • Iowa governor signs order restoring felon voting rights

    08/06/2020 9:28:01 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 25 replies
    aol ^ | Aug 6th 2020 | DAVID PITT
    Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed an executive order Wednesday granting convicted felons the right to vote after they complete their sentences, ending Iowa’s place as the only remaining state to broadly deny voting rights to felons. Reynolds, a Republican, fulfilled a promise she made to issue the order. She said she'll continue to push the Legislature to pass a constitutional amendment preventing future governors from overturning it. Her order will not automatically restore voting rights to felons convicted of certain crimes, including first- and second-degree murder, attempted murder, fetal homicide and some sex offenses. Such felons would still need to...
  • 9/17 - USPS broke law in allowing workers to boost Clinton campaign, watchdog says

    08/05/2020 6:19:18 PM PDT · by Libloather · 6 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/27/17 | Brooke Singman
    The United States Postal Service violated federal law by letting employees do union-funded work for Hillary Clinton's campaign and other Democratic candidates while on leave from the agency, according to an Office of Special Counsel report obtained by Fox News. The OSC determined the USPS "engaged in systemic violations" of the Hatch Act, a federal law that limits certain political activities of federal employees. While employees are allowed to do some political work on leave, the report said the Postal Service showed a "bias" favoring the union's 2016 campaign operation. The investigation was launched months ago after Senate Committee on...
  • VIDEO: Brianna Keilar Refuses to Answer Whether Ballots Can Be Cast After the Election

    08/05/2020 8:43:08 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 11 replies
    YouTube ^ | August 5, 2020 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO Unhinged Brianna Keilar laughably screeched on Tuesday that Mercedes Schlapp was "saying a bunch of crap" for questioning the security of mail-in balloting just after proclaiming that there is not really any election fraud. The big takeaway is how disingenuous Keilar was by REFUSING to answer despite being asked several times if it is okay for voters to cast their ballots AFTER election day.
  • VIDEO: NBC News Reveals Mail-In Ballot System as a Complete Disaster

    08/05/2020 5:56:53 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 32 replies
    YouTube ^ | August 5, 2020 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO If even liberal NBC News admits that the wide use of mail-in ballots in a New York congressional primary resulted in total chaos you just know it had to be a horror show. Yet Democrats are continuing to push for this complete flop of a balloting system to be used on a big scale nationwide for the November election. Why? Could it be that they are looking forward to the chaos that would inevitably result so no clear winner can be determined? Could they be that devious? Well, I leave the answer to those question up to you...
  • Strict mail-in voting rules maintained by foreign nations, new report finds

    08/05/2020 5:57:13 AM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 4, 2020 | Tyler Olson
    A new report highlights the restrictive laws most European countries and other developed areas throughout the world have in regards to mail-in voting
  • The Real Reason Democrats are Pushing for Mail-In Ballots

    08/04/2020 5:25:33 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 38 replies
    American ^ | August 4, 2020 | Brian C. Joondeph
    Mail-in ballots are the latest talking point for Democrats and their media allies. They claim this will keep voters safe from the Wuhan virus, even though it is burning itself out quite nicely on its own. The surges in cases we are seeing across the country means that more and more of the population have been exposed to the virus. The vast majority are not getting sick; in fact most don’t even know they are ill and they are getting tested due to potential exposure, for return to work, travel, or simply because the tests are widely available and free...
  • Race Politics: LBJ's BIG SWITCH from INTIMIDATION to ENTITLEMENT to control minority voters

    08/02/2020 3:42:50 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 14 replies
    American Minute ^ | July 28, 2020 | Bill Federer
    In 1857, the Supreme Court, with 7 of the 9 Justices being Democrat, decided that Dred Scott was not a citizen, but property. Chief Justice Roger Taney was appointed by the first Democrat President, Andrew Jackson. Taney wrote in his Dred Scott decision that slaves were "so far inferior ... that the Negro might justly and lawfully be reduced to slavery for their own benefit." Abraham Lincoln rejected this. He did not believe in "stare decisis" - that he had to honor the precedent of the Dred Scott decision, stating June 28, 1857: "We think the Dred Scott decision is...
  • 28 Million Mail-In Ballots Went Missing in Last Four Elections

    08/02/2020 8:54:52 AM PDT · by bitt · 56 replies ^ | 4/24/2020 | Mark Hemingway
    published 4/24/2020 Between 2012 and 2018, 28.3 million mail-in ballots remain unaccounted for, according to data from the federal Election Assistance Commission. The missing ballots amount to nearly one in five of all absentee ballots and ballots mailed to voters residing in states that do elections exclusively by mail. States and local authorities simply have no idea what happened to these ballots since they were mailed – and the figure of 28 million missing ballots is likely even higher because some areas in the country, notably Chicago, did not respond to the federal agency’s survey questions. This figure does not...
  • Liberals can’t deny the complications of counting mail-in ballots

    08/02/2020 3:40:22 AM PDT · by karpov · 3 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 1, 2020 | Michael Goodwin
    A fundamental and tragic fact of life in America today is that whatever President Trump is for, most media and half the country instantly reject. Even when he’s clearly right, the zombie-like resistance leaps into frenetic opposition. Take the case of universal mail-in voting. Trump insists that the plans of some states, such as California and Colorado, to counter the pandemic by mailing a ballot to every registered voter is a formula for disaster. It will, the president says, guarantee mayhem and cast doubts on the November results. Nonsense, shout the usual suspects. That’s unfounded, he’s making it up, there’s no...
  • CBS Affiliate: We Tried Mailing Ballots, And It Went About As Good As You’d Expect; Are Americans willing to suffer a 3% failure rate or higher in ballot submission?

    07/30/2020 11:07:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/30/2020 | Ed Morrissey
    Forget vote fraud for the moment, while we try to forget delays too. Are Americans willing to suffer a 3% failure rate or higher in ballot submission in adopting mass vote-by-mail systems in a presidential election? Or even in local elections? Augusta CBS affiliate WRDW tried an experiment in mailing ballots, and had three out of a hundred go missing. And it took concerted efforts by the reporter just to get the other 97 back at all: Local news’ experiment in mail-in voting ends in disaster: "I just don’t trust the mail"— Steve Guest (@SteveGuest) July 29, 2020...
  • Is This Real-Life Trump Warning? Four Plead ‘No Contest’ In Skid Row Voter Fraud Case

    07/29/2020 4:37:16 PM PDT · by Mark · 9 replies
    My News LA ^ | 7/29/2020 | Contributing Editor
    Is This Real-Life Trump Warning? Four Plead ‘No Contest’ In Skid Row Voter Fraud Case As President Trump fans a controversy about alleged voter fraud from mailed-in ballots, four people indicted last year in connection with a scheme in which homeless people on Skid Row were allegedly offered money and cigarettes in exchange for false and forged signatures on ballot petitions and voter registration forms have pleaded no contest, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday. Richard Howard, 64, and Louis Thomas Wise, 37, pleaded no contest Friday to one felony count each of subscribing a fictitious name...
  • NY passes Juneteenth holiday, automatic voter registration

    07/24/2020 8:18:10 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 21 replies
    AP CT Insider ^ | Jul 24, 2020 | MARINA VILLENEUVE
    State lawmakers wrapped up work Thursday on bills ranging from automatic voter registration to two new public holidays celebrating Juneteenth and Abolition Commemoration Day. The state Senate and Assembly worked into the evening Thursday on bills addressing calls for a reckoning on the nation's history of slavery and racism, a law shielding nursing homes from lawsuits amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and efforts to make it easier to vote in the Nov. 6 election. Several bills — including a moratorium on facial recognition programs at schools — will eventually head to the desk of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who then faces a...
  • New Trump Policy Would Restore Voting To Its Rightful Owners — Citizens

    07/24/2020 7:36:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 24, 2020 | Ben Weingarten
    Political representation should not be driven by foreign citizens. All Americans who claim to care about voting rights should be cheering the Trump administration’s new policy on congressional apportionment, which would help restore representative government by transferring political power from illegal immigrants back into the hands of citizens.That our political class granted power to those unlawfully in America ought to outrage anyone who cares about the sanctity of the ballot and the rule of law. Yet this fact has persisted for decades under administrations both Democratic and Republican. The Trump administration, on behalf of forgotten Americans, has been uniquely willing...
  • New York’s Mail-Vote Disaster: Almost a month after the election, nobody knows who won.

    07/20/2020 5:02:45 PM PDT · by karpov · 58 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | July 20, 2020 | WSJ Editorial Board
    After primary night in New York, June 23, Democratic Rep. Carolyn Maloney held a 648 vote lead over progressive challenger Suraj Patel. Almost a month later the winner in the 12th District, which covers eastern Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn and Queens, remains unknown. It’s a dark omen for November. The preliminary count included about 40,000 votes, but not 65,000 absentee ballots. If mail votes were postmarked by Election Day, they could arrive June 30 and still be considered valid. Counting was put on hold until that deadline passed, but it didn’t begin until July 8 due to an “unprecedented...
  • Ballot Access Laws and Our Posterity

    07/20/2020 11:05:55 AM PDT · by Fester Chugabrew
    Self | 7/20/2020 | Self
    Ever since witnessing Dr. Bernard Nathanson’s film, The Silent Scream, I have been galvanized to speak up on behalf of those little ones whose screams will never be heard. They are our posterity. They are the very same people whose lives are to be safe and secure under the Constitution of the United States, as stated in its preamble: We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do...
  • Supreme Court keeps in place Florida law requiring felons to pay fees before voting

    07/16/2020 12:38:03 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 16 2020 | Ronn Blitzer
    The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a request to block a Florida law requiring those who have been convicted of felonies and served their sentences to pay outstanding fines and fees owed in connection with their cases before voting. The court's order keeps the law in place heading into the state's primary election for non-presidential races, which is scheduled for Aug. 18 with a registration deadline of July 20. Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Elena Kagan dissented with the majority's opinion. "This Court's order prevents thousands of otherwise eligible voters from participating in Florida's primary election simply because...