Skip to comments.Chicago mayoral candidate hands out cash to potential voters
Posted on 07/23/2018 9:49:34 AM PDT by DUMBGRUNT
Willie Wilson, the millionaire businessman and candidate for Chicago mayor, handed out cash to potential voters Sunday morning at a church on Chicagos South Side.
An aide to Wilson said the businessman gave away $300,000 to 2,000 people through the Dr. Willie Wilson Foundation, a 501(c)(3). Such organizations are tax-exempt, must not be organized for the benefit of private interests and are restricted in how much political activities they can conduct. Wilson says he organized the giveaway to assist homeowners who are struggling to pay their property tax bills.
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Trying to imitate the framer’s?
Back in the day, elections were won by the candidate that gave the electorate the most booze.
Because of it, James Madison lost a bid for the House.
Actually cheap, when one considers what a vote costs these days.
The drug dealers are happy anyway.
Is this legal?
I think that should be a hanging offense. Trial optional. Totally breaks the social contract/Constitution.
only $150 per vote!
Nothing new in the RAT capitol of the world.
Daley did it for years and got away with it.
Theyve always done that, its called walking around money. They hand out cigarettes too.
Willie Wilson also ran for president in 2016. There’s still one of his billboards on Diversey Avenue in Chicago.
Is this legal?
Must be fake!
I have always heard that ‘they would line up to San Francisco’ for free money.
The line was not that long.
No, campaign finance violation of the type only Trump would be prosecuted for in the media.
Which slush fund did he steal from?
Gibs me dat! dat free monny!
Is a book deal pending?
Isn’t that called ‘vote buying’? No different from buying alcohol or giving away free phones, etc.
Why not just stand out side the local bars on election day and help voters to get drunk so they will vote your way?
Isnt that called vote buying?
Call it whatever you want; it’s an old Chicago tradition.
You’re not against old conservative traditions, are you?
Or anti old conservatives?
I don’t want to go to the ice floe. /s
He’s after the GimmeDat vote.
When my Father was a kid living in New Jersey, he said the Union Bosses would be handing out $5 Bills on Election Day telling People to Vote Democrat.
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