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Murphy camp declares victory due to missed deadline
Palm Beach Post ^ | 11/18/12 | Christine Stapleton

Posted on 11/18/2012 9:21:57 AM PST by Nachum

Fort Pierce —

Update: Campaign officials for Patrick Murphy, Democrat candidate for the congressional district 18 race, are calling their candidate the winner because the St. Lucie Canvassing Board has missed the noon deadline to certify results to the state Division of Elections.

Under Florida law, if the deadline passes with final certified results, the unofficial certified results filed last Sunday stand. Those results show Murphy ahead by .58 percent – above the .5 percent spread which would trigger an automatic recount.

West officials were not immediately available for comment.

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The St. Lucie County Canvassing Board resumed ballot counting this morning in the tight congressional race between Republican Rep. Allen West and Democrat Patrick Murphy under the watchful eyes of dozens of attorneys and supporter of both candidates.

anvassing board member Tod Lowery, who regularly updates the audience on the process, explained that the board still had write-in ballots and other questionable ballots from 8 days of early voting to review before the noon deadline for the state’s 67 supervisors of elections to submit their final, certified tallies to the state Division of Elections.

Last Sunday, the canvassing board agree to recount ballots cast the last three days of early voting after election officials revealed that machines had been unable to read some of the electronic memory cartridges. West’s attorneys then sought a recount of all early ballots after the elections office admitted double-counting some ballots and ignoring others on election night.

(Excerpt) Read more at palmbeachpost.com ...


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To: cripplecreek

Its become an inner city entitlement.


Why use code language?


51 posted on 11/18/2012 9:55:30 AM PST by sanjuanbob
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To: smoothsailing
#AllenWestRecount - A Pct had - 7 registered voters in Guatemalan community and the tally showed 900 voted!!!!! - THIS IS NOT OFFICIAL YET - The commissioner has NOT announced ANYONE the winner or the numbers yet. They are STILL behind closed doors

Really? Wow. That's a 12857.14% turnout.

A new world's record!

52 posted on 11/18/2012 9:55:52 AM PST by Red Steel
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To: Nachum

Looks like it’s over. The canvassing board simply dragged its feet until the deadline passed. So, they failed to do their constitutional duty and West loses because of it. The only remaining question: Will Scott have the balls to step in and extend the deadline?


53 posted on 11/18/2012 9:55:57 AM PST by clintonh8r (Happy to be represented by Lt. Col. Allen West)
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To: bigheadfred

Yep could have been as high as 200% had all the registered voters voted and turned in both of their ballot sheets for counting. Each voter had two ballot pages thus the machine was counting each page thus the 141%.


54 posted on 11/18/2012 9:56:35 AM PST by deport
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To: Nachum

Re: Obama voter fraud

That’s exactly what happened in 2012. Obama voter fraud.

Obama voter fraud.

That’s REAL reason why Obama won is VOTER FRAUD (ie: dead people voting, multiple votes per democrat, illegals voting and immigrants illegally voting in the US elections).

I predict that 2014 will be a continuation of the trend we’ve been seeing since after 2008 and we will win the Senate and keep control of the House*.

The GOP needs to learn how to fight.

If John Boehner remains speaker the trend we have enjoyed since after 2008 may disappear. He is as much a threat to the republicans winning and maintaining control as Obama and his voter fraud.


55 posted on 11/18/2012 9:56:55 AM PST by tsowellfan (Allen West for Speaker!)
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To: concerned about politics

The supreme court of Pariente, Qunice and Lewis?

The supreme court of Roberts, Ginsburg, Sotamayor, and Kagan?

...

This is what checkmate looks like.


56 posted on 11/18/2012 9:56:55 AM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: DarkWaters

True, their cause is “noble” in their minds. The ends justifies the means.

This is so blatant and obvious with the stalling. How can anyone claim running out of time was “fair” and he “lost”?

Don’t know until the votes are counted truthfully.


57 posted on 11/18/2012 9:57:28 AM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline, (it's back). 2008, the Decline of America)
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To: deport

Did they certify any results by Noon???


58 posted on 11/18/2012 9:57:58 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: clintonh8r

Don’t kid yourself. The Republican Party wanted West to lose.Why do you think they redrew his district?


59 posted on 11/18/2012 9:58:16 AM PST by sport
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To: Uncle Chip

Haven’t seen anything about that as of yet.


60 posted on 11/18/2012 9:58:54 AM PST by deport
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To: TruthWillWin

So you are telling me that they count each part of the ballot separately. I read somewhere there were 3 pages of the ballot.


61 posted on 11/18/2012 9:59:23 AM PST by bigheadfred
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To: clintonh8r

Murphy “wins” by malfeasance. I don’t think so,


62 posted on 11/18/2012 9:59:27 AM PST by Red Steel
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To: Uncle Chip

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/recount-resumes-as-noon-deadline-looms/nS9Dh/

West seeks hearing after Murphy camp declares victory when St. Lucie board misses noon deadline

FORT PIERCE —

The St. Lucie County canvassing board has missed a noon deadline to file election results to the Division of Elections, prompting campaign officials for Patrick Murphy to declare the political newcomer the winner in the race for congressional District 18 race.

Under Florida law, the final certified results were due from all of the state’s 67 supervisors of elections today. If the results do not arrive on time, the certified unofficial results submitted last Sunday stand. Those results have Murphy winning by 0.58 percent. A spread of less than 0.5 percent would have triggered an automatic recount.

“Today at noon, it became clear Patrick Murphy will be officially certified as the next congressman from the 18th Congressional District,” Anthony Kusich, Murphy for Congressman campaign manager, said in a prepared statement issued around 12:40 p.m. “The voters have spoken and Patrick Murphy is once again the clear winner. It is beyond time to put this campaign behind us and put the interests of the people of the Treasure Coast and Palm Beaches first.”

“All Patrick Murphy wanted was to follow the law,” said attorney Gerald Richman, a member of Murphy’s legal team. “They absolutely missed it (deadline). Whatever it is, it is. We just want the law to be followed.”

Tim Edson, Murphy’s campaign manager, disagreed.

“As usual, Murphy’s people are full of garbage,” Edson said. “This is something the secretary of state and governor will have to sort out.”

Edson said other problems arose this morning. The recount showed 900 voters cast ballots in precinct 93, where there are 7 registered voters, Edson said.

“We have concerns here,” Edson said. “The results are raising more questions.”

Shortly after the deadline passed, attorneys for West headed to the St. Lucie County Courthouse to request an emergency hearing on the issue. It is not known if a hearing has been scheduled.


63 posted on 11/18/2012 10:01:56 AM PST by deport
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To: FlingWingFlyer

We have been Chavezed. The last almost honest election was ‘08, it is on to Pres__ent for life.


64 posted on 11/18/2012 10:01:56 AM PST by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: bigheadfred
No (not three), two cards per voter. The 141% voter turnout has been explained in numerous posts on many threads here and is not an example of fraud.

We need to stop claiming that the 141% is an example of voter fraud and concentrate on real fraud, we have enough examples of that.

65 posted on 11/18/2012 10:02:32 AM PST by TruthWillWin (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.)
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To: Nachum

St Lucie website:

http://www.slcelections.com/


66 posted on 11/18/2012 10:04:22 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: TruthWillWin

Some counties did have three pages (per some freepers), what caused this problem was St. Lucie County’s own first two pages of their report. Every other County managed to sort out the two or three pages per voter into actual number of voters.


67 posted on 11/18/2012 10:04:22 AM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline, (it's back). 2008, the Decline of America)
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To: clintonh8r
"Allen West Republic @AllenWestRepub

#AllenWestRecount - From the PB Post "Attorneys for Allen West have been dispatched to the St. Lucie County... "

68 posted on 11/18/2012 10:04:29 AM PST by Red Steel
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To: machogirl

See post #63 above for a mention of the 900 votes.......


69 posted on 11/18/2012 10:04:49 AM PST by deport
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To: Nachum

Well, I HOPE these folks will continue counting, even though the deadline has passed so that we will KNOW what the final result WOULD HAVE BEEN.

I have no doubt, however, that law enforcement has been called in to put a stop to the counting and also that these boxes of ballots will go missing or will be BURNED asap!


70 posted on 11/18/2012 10:05:08 AM PST by a real Sheila (R.I.P AMERICA 1776 - 2012)
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To: TruthWillWin

Gotcha.


71 posted on 11/18/2012 10:05:21 AM PST by bigheadfred
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To: deport
If the results do not arrive on time, the certified unofficial results submitted last Sunday stand

No wonder they were dragging their feet and wanted to go to bed early last night and get up late today and eat a lot of donuts before counting that huge pile of 304 ballots.

72 posted on 11/18/2012 10:09:31 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Red Steel

Am I correct, the vote counting was finished before the 12:00 deadline but the machine/program failed to upload? If so, it is a question of were the votes counted before the assigned hour and a computer error prevented them from being uploaded.


73 posted on 11/18/2012 10:10:58 AM PST by WellyP (question!)
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To: clintonh8r

Calling in Scott was my advice to Col. West’s campaign on Face Book.


74 posted on 11/18/2012 10:11:22 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Red Steel

#AllenWestRepubic - @Gary_Galiano cannot confirm but his source is reliable Florida Secretary of State WILL certify Patrick Murphy on the LAST VOTES. ARE YOU ANGRY PATRIOTS? WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO ABOUT IT?????


75 posted on 11/18/2012 10:11:50 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Red Steel

A past post...

“Allen West Republic @AllenWestRepub

#AllenWestRecount - Attorney Jeff Shapiro for Allen West speaking on @FoxNews right now - 15 minutes to go for results need”


76 posted on 11/18/2012 10:12:31 AM PST by Red Steel
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To: All
From AllenWestRepublic:

#AllenWestRepubic - @Gary_Galiano cannot confirm but his source is reliable Florida Secretary of State WILL certify Patrick Murphy on the LAST VOTES. ARE YOU ANGRY PATRIOTS? WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO ABOUT IT?????

77 posted on 11/18/2012 10:14:29 AM PST by JohnG45
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To: Nachum

Getting malware warning on your page Nachum


78 posted on 11/18/2012 10:14:59 AM PST by acapesket
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To: WellyP

Sabotage.


79 posted on 11/18/2012 10:15:12 AM PST by Red Steel
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To: deport

Thanks. This debacle sound crazy, but it’s more nefarious than that.


80 posted on 11/18/2012 10:17:28 AM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline, (it's back). 2008, the Decline of America)
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To: machogirl

This crap comes right out of Axelrod and Jarrett’s playbook!


81 posted on 11/18/2012 10:22:03 AM PST by WellyP (question!)
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To: WellyP

Sure does.
When those counting the votes control, those educating our kids are marxist, the Govt. becomes your mommy/daddy, we’ve hit rock bottom.


82 posted on 11/18/2012 10:24:51 AM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline, (it's back). 2008, the Decline of America)
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To: machogirl

” one precinct had 7 registered voters, but 900 vote tally?”

Got a link for that? I find it hard to believe a precinct would have so few registered voters.


83 posted on 11/18/2012 10:28:31 AM PST by Conscience of a Conservative
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To: Uncle Chip

If this garbage gets certified, I hope someone on the scene has documented all the BS for a judge to get an immediate injunction to eventually have a full accounting of this election.


84 posted on 11/18/2012 10:28:48 AM PST by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel

900 votes were cast in a precinct that had only 7 registered voters. No wonder they missed the certification deadline. They don’t want to. If they certify those numbers then someone is going to jail.


85 posted on 11/18/2012 10:33:22 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Conscience of a Conservative
Here you go. From the Palm Beach Post article seen posted at #63. :-)

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“As usual, Murphy’s people are full of garbage,” Edson said. “This is something the secretary of state and governor will have to sort out.”

Edson said other problems arose this morning. The recount showed 900 voters cast ballots in precinct 93, where there are 7 registered voters, Edson said."

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2960881/posts?page=63#63

86 posted on 11/18/2012 10:33:37 AM PST by Red Steel
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To: Conscience of a Conservative

allen west’s campaign
deport had a link to a statement in palm beach paper

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2960895/posts


87 posted on 11/18/2012 10:37:35 AM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline, (it's back). 2008, the Decline of America)
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To: Conscience of a Conservative

The registration for #93 is 7. But they have still not posted the new recount numbers and if it is 900 votes then I don’t expect that they will. Rather than post something like that they just chose to run out the clock:

http://www.slcelections.com/Pdf%20Docs/2012%20General/rescan/GEMS%20SOVC%20REPORT.pdf

http://www.slcelections.com/


88 posted on 11/18/2012 10:39:36 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Red Steel

There is hope! READ the whole article.

http://www.therightscoop.com/fishy-patrick-murphy-declares-himself-winner-over-allen-west-after-canvassing-board-missed-deadline/


89 posted on 11/18/2012 10:40:40 AM PST by WellyP (question!)
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To: tsowellfan

What most refuse to acknowledge is that it was unlikely that ANYBODY could have beaten the voter fraud planned and perpetrated by the Obama machine. They seem to prefer pointing fingers, blaming Romney and blathering on about Patraeus' sex life.


Col Allen West; "I don't want to see America become like Zimbabwe where people don’t trust their electoral process. If we cannot trust the integrity of the voting system then we are no longer a free republic".

Col West has opened the door.

We must fight election fraud.

It falls on ‘We the People’.

Silence is consent

There’s overwhelming evidence of fraud.- Here


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MITT ROMNEY TWEETS ABOUT ELECTION FRAUD:

>MITT ROMNEY in 2012! ‏@PlanetRomney #tcot The Competent Conservative: Elections Have Not Yet Been Certified. Here’s What You Can Do: - Here

Excerpt from Mitt Romney's reference:

These elections are NOT certified yet. The only way to get this investigated, much less recounted or overturned, is through the Secretary of State of each of the five key states: Florida, Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. EVEN IF YOU ARE IN ANOTHER STATE you can help. But it won’t do any good to dilute our effort to challenge California or Michigan or other states. Until a major group gets involved to do more, here is the plan: Contact the Secretary of State of the state in question. See contact information below...

Read the rest- Here

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SARAH PALIN speaks out on Twitter about massive Obama machine voter fraud:

>Sarah Palin @SarahPalinUSA Between suppression of the military vote and voter fraud, Obama stole another election. http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/46302 …DEMAND A RECOUNT! #VoterFraud

>Sarah Palin;@SarahPalinUSA People need to stop pointing fingers within the GOP and investigate the Dems' massive voter fraud and suppression of the military vote.

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The website,'Barack Obama Vote Fraud 2012' is keeping a running account of cases of voter fraud and what to do about it:

(Astonishing list. Most prominent 'vote fraud site' on the net) > Visit the site- Here

Most of 'Obama Voter Fraud' activity is moving to FaceBook. 'Obama Voter Fraud Volunteers' Here
'Obama Voter Fraud' on FaceBook- Here

Sign their petition- over 99,000 and counting -cards, emails- Here

Another petition, The 'We The People' petition has 60,000 signatures and counting- Here

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'American Thinker'- "..Election stolen." Here-

'WND' List of voter fraud reports Here

ATLAS SHRUGS- voter fraud, Somalian videos- Here

< Hannity and Col Allan West slam voter fraud Nov 12- Here

Photo of SOMALIANS brought to Ohio voting stations by the busload, 95% of whom did not speak English, and told to vote for Obama, straight Dem ticket- Here

'Human Events', report pollwatcher eyewitness to busload of Somalians at Ohio poll, spoke no English, told to vote Obama Here

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Must watch videos!

VIDEO-- Programmer Testifies About Rigging Elections With Vote Counting- Here

VIDEO- Illegal Aliens Caught Voting and Stealing Elections In Florida In Vast Numbers- Here

VIDEO- MICHAEL SAVAGE: How Obama fixed the 2012 election- Here

VIDEO- Massive voter fraud discovered in April- Here

VIDEO- Whistle blower speaks out about voter fraud- Here

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We can not wait for 2014 and 2016 to regroup and figure out new strategies. By then it will be too late. The Marxist/Muslim usurper will have completed his planned distruction of America. That's what people fail to understand.

We must act NOW.

Start with the election. If we let the Rats get away with this massive voter fraud, we're no better than a bananna republic.

We must keep digging and pounding him every day, in every way we can- phony birth certificate, Benghazi, Fast and Furious, his hidden life, records....

We are FReepers. We must fight!

Those who shrug and accept this atrocity without a fight are not worthy to be called Freepers!




90 posted on 11/18/2012 10:52:21 AM PST by patriot08 (Native Texan)
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To: TruthWillWin
We need to stop claiming that the 141% is an example of voter fraud and concentrate on real fraud, we have enough examples of that.

I see no such totals with the Palm Beach precinct reporting.

91 posted on 11/18/2012 10:52:47 AM PST by VeniVidiVici (Bathhouse Barry wants YOU to bend over for another four years)
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To: VeniVidiVici

Not all counties used 2 cards. St Lucie did.


92 posted on 11/18/2012 11:00:30 AM PST by TruthWillWin (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.)
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To: acapesket

I know. Google does not like some of my links. Had over 4000 downloads of material Friday night, no complaints. :)


93 posted on 11/18/2012 11:01:42 AM PST by Nachum (The List was hacked- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: TruthWillWin

Because of the number of amendments I’d think every county ballot had multiple pages.


94 posted on 11/18/2012 11:12:38 AM PST by VeniVidiVici (Bathhouse Barry wants YOU to bend over for another four years)
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To: machogirl

Here are the demographic makeup of each precinct in St Lucie Cty. Scroll down and look at precinct 93 and their 7 registered voters. 3 democrats, 3 republicans, 1 other......

http://www.slcelections.com/Pdf%20Docs/VR_reports/Monthly%20Reports/2012/07/precinct%20demographic%20analysis.pdf


95 posted on 11/18/2012 11:17:28 AM PST by deport
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To: Nachum

WTF is wrong with Florida? They should just suspend all elections until they have an assessed 100 IQ


96 posted on 11/18/2012 11:17:42 AM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: machogirl

THEY HAVE ASKED US TO CALL GOVERNOR SCOTT’S OFFICE - CRIMINAL CHARGES NEED TO BE BROUGHT UP Supervisor of Elections and the Canvassing Board and they were directly responsible for uploading the votes and they were working hand in hand with the Staff of the St Lucie SOE - DEMAND A CALL BACK!!!!

850-488-7146 - YOU CAN LEAVE A MESSAGE - Per Melinda Campanale Galiano


97 posted on 11/18/2012 11:21:25 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: deport

Wonder how much it costs to man a precinct of 7 voters?


98 posted on 11/18/2012 11:25:37 AM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline, (it's back). 2008, the Decline of America)
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To: onyx

I’ll call them. I care about the legality and sanctity of the vote. It doesn’t matter I live somewhere else.


99 posted on 11/18/2012 11:27:22 AM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline, (it's back). 2008, the Decline of America)
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To: eyedigress

It isn’t Floridians, that part of the state is like an extension of Chicago and NYC.


100 posted on 11/18/2012 11:27:52 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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