Skip to comments.URGENT: Thad Cochran is trying to steal this election! [Runoff voting 6-24]
Posted on 06/18/2014 8:11:16 AM PDT by SyncroEdited on 06/18/2014 5:19:34 PM PDT by Sidebar Moderator. [history]
URGENT: Thad Cochran is trying to steal this election!
This is an urgent call to action.
I wish it wasn't true, but it looks like Senator Thad Cochran supporters are trying to steal this election. The Clarion-Ledger is reporting that a POWERFUL DEMOCRATIC OPERATIVE inside Mississippi has been hired to go into Democratic communities and get those residents to vote for Cochran. We cannot let this blatant effort to steal the election go unanswered!
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Most states that conduct Runoff elections require that the runoff voters allowed to vote, must have voted in the original vote that created the runoff condition.
Unless there is no rule like that in MS or the Democrats are planning on massive fraud, this is a potential that would go nowhere.
No, but anyone who voted in the first round can vote again, and that includes people who voted in the Demonrat primary.
He is trying to steal the election. He must be stopped.
It’s illegal, SOP for dems and GOPe also for that matter.
Open primary maybe, but there should be a proviso for runoff that mandates voting in the primary to be eligible for the runoff vote.
Open Primaries are the GOPe’s method of ensuring conservatives cannot win.
Closed Primaries are where conservatism wins, and the GOPe loses.
Get active in your state party and fix that.
The Uni-Party strikes again!
Open primaries are ludicrous. Primaries are for a party to choose its nominee. Its similar to a vote in a club or corporation: only shareholders or members are eligible to vote. Open primaries make no sense.
Scooby Doo has put together a statewide plan and it is to be taken seriously? It sounds like a Mickey Mouse operation to me.
It is my understanding (from reading this forum) that MS allows Dems to vote in the GOP primary if they have not voted in the Dem primary.
Here in Maryland, Ds vote in the D primaries, Rs in the R primaryies, and independents don’t get to vote in the primary.
Such is the case here I am pretty sure.
...or the Democrats are planning on massive fraud
That is what they are known for.
Also the GOPe isn't immune from using fraud to keep one of their own in office.
Also one GOPe pol/operative (McConnel I believe) raised somewhere around $800,000 to defeat McDaniel.
Obama is pleased as punch that Republican Cochran recently endorsed Obamacare....since lock-stepping Democrats who voted for it en masse, are running way from the debacle as fast as their Dummy legs can carry them.
In an interview at a campaign stop, over-the-hill befuddled Cochran called the Obamacare debacle an example of an important effort by the federal government to help make health care available, accessible and affordable. Im glad to be involved in that effort, Cochran added enthusiastically.
This is also a preview of the general election to come.
Surprise, surprise, surprise!
Stick to watching cartoons, this is a serious situation here. Your post makes no sense.
Absolutely. Open primaries are as dangerous in this era as no voter ID.
Just the way the Establishment wants it.
“No, but anyone who voted in the first round can vote again, and that includes people who voted in the Demonrat primary.”
Hmmm,,that may have been the Dems incentive to vote the first time. Interesting.
On another thread about this runoff election, one FR poster predicted a 8% margin in the election.
I warned then that watch out for being overconfident, the dems and GOPe will use any means possible, legal and illegal, to keep their candidate in office.
Its illegal, SOP for dems and GOPe also for that matter.
What are you saying is illegal? My understanding is that if they voted in the R primary, or did not vote at all, a voter may vote in the in the runoff, regardless of their party.
Mississippi has an open primary, but if someone voted in the Democrat primary a few weeks ago they can’t turn around and vote in the Republican run-off. Thus, while it would be legal for a black Democrat who sat out the primaries (or who was convinced to cross over and vote for Cochran in the GOP primary) to turn out and vote on the GOP run-off, most of the politically active black Democrats (whom presumably voted in the Democrat primary) are legally prevented from voting in the Republican run-off. We must be vigilant that no one who voted in the Democrat primary is permitted to vote in the GOP run-off, but need to acknowledge that it is not illegal for a Democrat to urge Democrats who did not vote in the Democrat primary to vote on the GOP run-off. And we should definitely point out to Mississippi conservatives that the Democrats are seeking to invade the GOP primary to nominate Cochran and that to prevent it all conservatives must vote for Chris McDaniel.
As a longer-term solution, the MS legislature should mandate party registration and closed primaries in MS.
There has already been one report posted at FR that refers to “walking around money” to be disbursed to get black voters to vote for Chochran. Same old Democrat fraud.
Yep, the GOP’s self destructive decision to allow open primaries tells a lot about them.
Just as McCain and Romney giving the Presidential elections to Obama sure shows their not caring about which direction our country goes.
Thad Cochran (D-MS)
"I love Thad Cochran. and heartily endorse his reelection.
Together we will make sure Obamacare reaches every American.
I am going to make calls to get out the Democrat vote for Thad."
I think a previous post said Dems who voted in their primary could not vote in the Republican primary.
But it’s all moot, how are they going to enforce it.
Nearly all Primary races need to be reformed. We should have the race being closed to only party members. The party should hold them whenever and however with the state only offering the machines and personnel to conduct the election with the party picking up the bill. With any party being one that has over a certain number of members
If there was a party that had 10,000 members and they wanted to put a name on the ballot selected from random lottery, I’d be okay with that.
Political parties suck because they’ve become institutionalized by the government.
Under Mississippi election law, voters who cast Democratic primary ballots are not eligible to vote in the GOP runoff, but that eliminates only about 85,000 voters among the state’s 1.9 million registered voters.
What I was saying was illegal was for those that voted in the dem primary could not vote in this runoff.
As well as those legally allowed to vote in the runoff, the dems and the GOPe are also reaching out to those not eligible to do so. That is illegal, and WILL happen.
This has to be watched very closely.
Does it really matter what the law says?
Remember, we’re post-Constitutional at this point. What does a law mean anyways?
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Posted on 6/16/2014, 1:24:37 PM by Syncro
From the SOS regarding a runoff:
If there is a Primary Runoff Election:
The 2014 Primary Runoff Election will be held on June 24, 2014 (Miss. Code Ann §23-15-305)
Polls are open from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.
Citizens must have been registered for the June 3, 2014 Primary Election to be eligible
to vote in the June 24, 2014 Primary Runoff Election. If an eligible voter did not participate
in the June 3rd Primary Election, the voter may vote in either the Democratic or Republican
Primary Runoff. The State of Mississippi does not allow crossover voting. Meaning,
if a voter cast a ballot in the Democratic Primary, he/she must cast a ballot in the Democratic
Primary Runoff. If a voter cast a ballot in the Republican Primary, he/she must cast a ballot
in the Republican Primary Runoff. (Miss. Code Ann §23-15-575)Uniformed and Overseas ballots
have been transmitted in accordance with State and Federal law.
In Ohio their is no declaring of party.
When one walks into the precinct on primary day, he asks for either a republican or a democratic ballot.
So, it is the openest of open primaries.
Watching states with caucuses, I think I prefer a caucus even to a closed primary. Only the truly interested show up.
Let's try this:
Which of the following can vote in the MS Republican primary runoff:
1. Democrat voters who voted in the Republican primary
2. Democrat voters who voted in the Democrat primary.
3. Democrat voters who did not vote in any primary.
Yes and no. If you voted in the Democrat primary then you can't vote in the Republican run-off. If you voted in the Republican primary or didn't vote in the primary at all then you can. So Dems who stayed home a few weeks ago can vote in the run-off.
3. Democrat voters who did not vote in any primary.
One and 3
Anyone who voted in the GOP primary may vote in the runoff.
Anyone that did NOT vote in the primary at all can vote in the runoff.
Anyone that voted in the dem primary can NOT vote in the runoff.
Those are the voters that the dems and the GOPe are wooing to get them to stop a Constitutional Republic type candidate from getting elected by voting for the sick old republican incumbent.
The GOPe hates to have anyone upset the $tatus Quo
And does that surprise you? I've been saying all along that the Mississippi GOP old guard will do anything, spend anything, say anything to keep Cochran's wrinkled old ass in that Senate seat. And while I truly hope that McDaniel will be able to pull this off I'm really afraid that the GOPe will figure out a way to win. And if they do, then that will truly split the party, not only in Mississippi but probably nationwide as well.
LOL not at all.
I've been posting about that for years.
Just presenting some facts for those who are somewhat out of the loop.
This article from the Clarion Ledger says that you CAN vote in the run-off even if you DIDN'T vote in the original election. However, if you did vote in the original election you MUST vote on the same party ballot as the first time.
I think this means that if you did vote orginally on a Democrat ballot, you cannot cross-over and vote in the Republican run-off. But if you are a Democrat who did not vote at all, then you can cross-over and vote for the Republican?
Those that voted in the dem primary can NOT vote in the gop runoff election.
I may have it wrong. If this is the case, then I think its probably less to worry about. Those who didn’t bother to come out in round 1 are unlikely to be swayed into getting off their asses for round 2