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Broward County Official Defends Violating Law {semi-satire]
Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 11 Nov 2018 | John Semmens

Posted on 11/09/2018 7:02:08 PM PST by John Semmens

In the wake of closely contested races for Senator and Governor, Broward County Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes sought to defend violating state election laws. Under state law each county is required to report the number of ballots to be counted in a timely fashion. Broward was one of the two out of 67 counties not to do so.

Snipes contended that her lack of compliance with the law "was guided by a higher loyalty. It seems like every election new boxes of ballots keep being found in the darndest places. In order to ensure that these voters are not disenfranchised it's necessary to keep the process open."

The whole notion of boxes of ballots going unaccounted for days after the polls close reeks of incredible incompetence or convenient corruption. Snipes brushed aside concerns that these "found" boxes might not contain valid votes, saying that "while we cannot say for sure how the boxes were misplaced, once we have looked inside it is clear that the ballots have in fact been filled out by someone. I suppose there is a possibility the votes could've been fraudulently prepared, but there is also the possibility they were not. Given these 50/50 odds, I prefer to include them in the total count."

Gov. Rick Scott blasted Snipes' attitude, declaring that "the whole point of the state election laws requirement of a timely reporting of results is precisely to prevent the 'finding of boxes of ballots of unknown origin' from being injected into the stream of ballots that have gone through the legal verification process. Snipes is trying justify what amounts to stealing the election."

Florida Judge Carol-Lisa Phillips has ruled that Broward County's Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes violated the state constitution by not following the open records laws and ordered her to comply by revealing how many electors voted, how many ballots have been canvassed, and how many ballots remain to be canvassed by 7 p.m. Friday, Nov 9th. It wasn't clear that Snipes would obey this court order when she said "even if we did reveal some of this information it doesn't mean that our search for other wayward boxes of ballots won't go on."

The arrogance of Snipes may stem, in part, from a 1982 agreement by the Republican National Committee to not raise the issue of fraud in any election where minorities represent a substantial portion of the electorate. While this agreement is little known outside the inner circles of the two major Parties it has probably given rise to brazen behavior by Democrat Party officials since then. However, the agreement expired in December of 2017 and may lead to a more aggressive effort combat fraud of the type Snipes has become accustomed to perpetrating.

if you missed any of this week's other semi-news/semi-satire posts you can find them at...

https://www.freedomsphoenix.com/Opinion/250940-2018-11-09-semi-news-semi-satire-november-11-2018-edition.htm


TOPICS: Government; History; Humor; Politics
KEYWORDS: democrats; florida; fraud; satire

1 posted on 11/09/2018 7:02:08 PM PST by John Semmens
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ping


2 posted on 11/09/2018 7:03:10 PM PST by John Semmens
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To: John Semmens
If one looks closely at Snipes office door, one would notice the fine-print just below the "Supervisor of Elections" title, and it's a quote from a hero of hers and of the liberals (Joseph Stalin):

"It's not the people who vote that count. It's the people who count the votes."
3 posted on 11/09/2018 7:08:25 PM PST by adorno
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To: John Semmens
.......how many ballots remain to be canvassed .....

The 64 thousand dollar question.

4 posted on 11/09/2018 7:08:51 PM PST by Liz (Our side has 8 trillion bullets; the other side doesn't know which bathroom to use.)
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To: John Semmens

It gets more difficult to laugh at your writing as the left gets more insane. Good writing!


5 posted on 11/09/2018 7:11:43 PM PST by MarMema (don't forget to stock up on dogfood)
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To: John Semmens

Hmmmmm..... Nice length. Nice article. The only problem was that Elizabeth Warren had more Indian DNA than this article has satire.


6 posted on 11/09/2018 7:12:35 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: Liz
.......how many ballots remain to be canvassed .....

It's not the number, it's the outcome that must be produced before counting ceases.

That is why the number of ballots remaining to be canvassed goes up every day, instead of down.

7 posted on 11/09/2018 7:18:44 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: John Semmens

Can people go to jail for violating election laws? The Dems. said Russia meddled, but maybe they are blaming the wrong people.


8 posted on 11/09/2018 7:22:46 PM PST by FreedBird (i)
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To: John Semmens

One minute they are saying illegals should vote, dead people are not removed from the rolls and now they are saying new ballots were found in the lost and found department of election bureaus. Are there this many lawless people running around, running important election offices?


9 posted on 11/09/2018 7:25:56 PM PST by FreedBird (i)
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To: John Semmens

That one’s so close to reality that one can’t tell where the satire is.


10 posted on 11/09/2018 7:54:34 PM PST by Bullish (My tagline ran off with another man.)
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To: John Semmens
...1982 agreement by the Republican National Committee to not raise the issue of fraud in any election where minorities represent a substantial portion of the electorate.

That part's not satire.

https://www.dcclothesline.com/2018/08/08/end-of-1982-consent-decree-gop-can-finally-contest-vote-fraud-after-36-years/

11 posted on 11/09/2018 8:10:05 PM PST by TChad
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To: TChad

So the stupid party signed an agreement to disenfranchise its own voters for 35 years.


12 posted on 11/09/2018 8:24:24 PM PST by GOPe Means Bend Over Spell Run (Vote Trump - Not Socialism!)
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To: GOPe Means Bend Over Spell Run
So the stupid party signed an agreement to disenfranchise its own voters for 35 years.

And received absolutely no credit for it from minority voters!

It was too GOP not to be true.

Thank God for Trump.

13 posted on 11/09/2018 9:03:44 PM PST by TChad
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To: Liz
Oh, that's an easy question.

As many as it takes, and just a couple more.

14 posted on 11/10/2018 2:49:58 AM PST by rawcatslyentist ("All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing")
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To: John Semmens

How long before the courts find out that the total population of Broward County is XXXXX and the number of votes Snipes is trying get everyone to accept is 144% of XXXXX????


15 posted on 11/10/2018 5:34:05 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: rawcatslyentist

Broward and Miami Dade have been every bit this corrupt since I moved to FL in 1972 ... They need to be decertified from this election and make them sign a consent where they will hire uninterested outsiders to run the elections with some kind of verifiable auditable oversight.


16 posted on 11/10/2018 6:42:47 AM PST by Neidermeyer (Show me a peaceful Muslim and I will show you a heretic to the Koran.)
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