09-05-2012, 11:39 PM
Join Date: Dec 2004
My Ride: Beach Cruiser
"Voter Fraud Doesn't Exist"
....except when it does
Don't forget the 1997 shenanigans in Miami
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A Democratic state legislator from east Arkansas, his father and two campaign workers pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to commit election fraud after federal prosecutors said the lawmaker's campaign bribed absentee voters and destroyed ballots in a special election last year.
Prosecutors said Democratic Rep. Hudson Hallum of Marion, Kent Hallum, Phillip Wayne Carter and Sam Malone acknowledged that they participated in a conspiracy to bribe voters to influence absentee votes in the Arkansas District 54 primary, runoff and general elections in 2011. The four were released pending a sentencing hearing.
Don't forget votes for cigarettes
The Miami Herald won a Pulitzer Prize deconstructing the 1997 Miami election after Joe Carollo won a majority at the polls but lost to Xavier Suarez with his very suspicious 2-to-1 advantage in absentee votes. That ‘s how it’s really done. How elections are pilfered. With absentee ballots.
The Herald discovered voters whose absentee ballots had been forged, voters who said their absentee ballots were filled out by other people, voters who were paid $10 for their absentee ballots. Herald reporters turned up dead absentee voters and Miami absentee voters who didn’t live in Miami. Some 45 political operatives were arrested, a city commissioner was carted off to jail and Carollo was declared the lawful winner. A Miami-Dade grand jury, in a monument to understatement, declared, “We find that absentee-ballot fraud clearly played an important part in the recent city of Miami elections.”
2011 GOP Paul Schurick convicted of robocalls aimed at discouraging 112,000 registered democrats from voting
Anyone who wants to trot out more incorrect BS talking points might want to peruse the book Who's Counting? How Fraudsters and Bureaucrats Put Your Vote at Risk by John Fund.
Herbert Camacho '16
"Every age has its peculiar folly: Some scheme, project, or fantasy into which it plunges, spurred on by the love of gain, the necessity of excitement, or the force of imitation." - Charles Mackay Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds