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  • Ohio Investigation Finds 82 non-U.S. citizens illegally cast ballots in Ohio elections

    02/28/2017 2:04:25 PM PST · by davikkm · 15 replies
    thegatewaypundit ^ | Ryan Saavedra
    Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted Says Voter Fraud Exists On Monday, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted announced that an investigation within the state had revealed that hundreds of non-citizens registered to vote and that dozens of them cast illegal ballots.
  • California has how many ballots left to count?

    11/22/2016 10:30:04 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/22/2016 | Ed Morrissey
    Imagine that California had remained a competitive state in elections — and imagine the crisis we would have had for the past two weeks as a result. YouGov’s Will Jordan noted last night that the state has 2.8 million ballots still left to count nearly a fortnight after the election: Per California Secretary of State, currently more unprocessed ballots there (2.8 million) than the TOTAL cast for President in 35 states.— Will Jordan (@williamjordann) November 21, 2016 The Washington Post’s Philip Bump picked up on the news this afternoon: Unsurprisingly, California is already recording more votes cast than any...
  • Protests filed in Bladen and 11 other counties over alleged fraudulent absentee ballots (N.C.)

    11/17/2016 3:24:24 PM PST · by SMGFan · 28 replies
    WBTV ^ | November 17, 2016
    Formal protests are now being filed in 11 additional countiesto challenge potentially fraudulent absentee ballots cast for Roy Cooper and other Democrats, according to Governor Pat McCrory's campaign.A formal protest was filed with the Bladen County Board of Elections to challenge several hundred absentee ballots, alleged to be fraudulent on Tuesday. The initial evidence laid out in the protest suggests a "massive scheme to run an absentee ballot mill involving hundreds of ballots, perpetrated by and through the Bladen County Improvement Association PAC," a political-action committee funded by the N.C. Democrat Party and other prominent statewide Democrats. In addition to...
  • NC Gubernatorial Recount: Protests Filed In 11 More Counties Over Fraudulent Absentee Ballots

    11/16/2016 7:44:04 PM PST · by conservativepoet · 36 replies
    Townhall ^ | 11/16/16 | Matt Vespa
    Cortney wrote earlier today that there could be some funny business with the vote counts in Durham and Bladen counties. Now, McCrorys campaign site said theyve filed election protests in 11 more counties:
  • Recount of 90K ballots sought in tight NC governor's race

    11/12/2016 2:25:12 PM PST · by srmorton · 20 replies ^ | November 12, 2016 | AP
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  • More Than 80 Ballots Mailed to San Pedro Apartment

    11/05/2016 9:11:09 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 27 replies
    NBC News ^ | 11/4
    The Los Angeles County Registrar is investigating how 83 ballots were sent to a single address at a San Pedro apartment. The unused ballots were found on Saturday by tenant Jerry Mosna, sitting on top of the mailbox center at his apartment building in San Pedro. The ballots were all addressed to a two bedroom apartment upstairs from Mosna's, belonging to an 89-year-old woman. All of the names on the ballots were different, and Mosna did not recognize the names on the ballot envelopes. Mosna and his wife took the ballots to the police and were told to bring them...
  • Broward County, Florida Officials Caught Filling Out Absentee Ballots

    11/05/2016 1:00:46 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 6 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 11/04/16 | Jim Hoft
    Mike Cernovich broke this story this morning at Danger and Play:A massive voter fraud operation was discovered in Democratic Broward County, Florida.According to a former Secretary of Elections Department employee, there is a secret room where Democrat insiders fill out those absentee ballots.The woman provided her sworn testimony via affidavit. Secretary of Election employees in Broward County, FL caught filling out absentee ballots! #FloridaFraud — Mike Cernovich Here is the document: Here is the full document – THIS IS STUNNING: Affidavit Election Fraud charges Broward County FLA, criminal investigation is underway #FloridaFraud #SpiritCooking — Handcuff Hillary (@russellwiley)...
  • Attention Early Voters!

    10/25/2016 12:03:16 PM PDT · by Leo Carpathian · 23 replies
    Selfie | 10/25/2016 | Self
    In order to prevent or minimize the election fraud, to beat Soros'sss crooked voting machines, to make sure that your vote counts PROPERLY, we should use diligence and technology to obtain proof of fraud and report problems and prosecute the violators. In case when voting terminal is rigged, changing votes, dropping R votes or not registering - take the picture with your cell phone camera, take number of the voting terminal and report to officials. Publicize the problem. There were cases when boxes of ballots were "lost" especially those with majority of votes for R. Those having some time available,...
  • Federal judge lambastes Florida secretary of state over discarded mail-in ballots

    10/16/2016 7:41:16 AM PDT · by bobsunshine · 40 replies
    The Naples Daily News ^ | October 15, 2016 | Arek Sarkissian
    A U.S. District Court judge issued a rare but fiery order Saturday lambasting the Florida secretary of state's response to a lawsuit filed by the Florida Democratic Party to change rules for vote-by-mail ballots to prevent thousands of them from being tossed. Judge Mark Walker wrote that Secretary of State Ken Detzner has one week to respond to the Oct. 3 lawsuit that seeks to allow voters who cast mail-in ballots with mismatched signatures to cast an updated ballot before the Nov. 8 election. Detzners lawyer contends the Department of State is not the right agency to be sued and...
  • Florida Absentee Ballot update, 10/02/2016

    10/02/2016 7:20:06 AM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 8 replies
    10/02/2016 | self
    Here is the latest on Florida Absentee Ballot requests (REPs lead in this category by 79,000 in 2012) - units are millions. 10/02/16: REPs - 1.029M, DEMs - 0.884M, lead of 145,000 for REPs 09/30/16: REPs - 1.016M, DEMs - 0.873M, lead of 143,000 for REPs 09/29/16: REPs - 0.997M, DEMs - 0.857M, lead of 140,000 for REPs 09/28/16: REPs - 0.978M, DEMs - 0.838M, lead of 140,000 for REPs 09/27/16: REPs - 0.933M, DEMs - 0.801M, lead of 132,000 for REPs For Hillsborough [battleground/swing county] (DEMs had a lead of 20,000 in 2012 early voting - that's absentee ballots...
  • Democrats file lawsuit over mail-in ballot signature requirement

    10/04/2016 3:32:42 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 20 replies
    WCTV ^ | October 4, 2016 | Matt Galka | Capitol News Service
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- If you requested an absentee ballot for next months election, its likely on its way to you today. But Democrats are trying to prevent some ballots from getting thrown out.Theyre not letters to Santa, but Leon County Supervisor of Elections Ion Sancho was like a kid on Christmas Tuesday.We are sending out the largest number of mail ballots we have ever sent out, he said.More than 25,000 thousand vote by mail ballots were going out in Leon County. Almost 2.4 million statewide with the numbers representing a trend of votes coming in before the traditional election day....
  • German Post under fire for not accepting Brexit ballots

    06/07/2016 8:52:41 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 6 replies ^ | 07 Jun 2016 14:24 GMT+02:00 | Jrg Luyken
    Several Brits living in Germany have said they have had to pay extra to send their ballots in for the EU referendum. Others worry that their votes may now be stuck in the post. Three British nationals have told The Local that Deutsche Post did not recognize the prepaid postage on mail-in ballots for the so-called Brexit referendum. The ballots have been marked with an International Business Response Service (IBRS) stamp, which the UK Electoral Commission assured The Local should mean that the sender pays nothing towards the cost of delivery. But Jon Worth, a Berlin-based blogger, described on Facebook...
  • Soros Ballot-Stuffing Backfires

    06/03/2016 8:47:44 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 4 replies ^ | June 3, 2016 | Mathew Vadum
    Billionaire George Soross crusade to make voter fraud even easier to commit suffered a setback in Virginia when an attempt to erase a common sense voter ID requirement from the law books was slapped down by a federal judge. It comes amidst an outbreak of voter fraud, the crime the Left says is a figment of conservatives imagination, in southern California.
  • Some polling locations running out of ballots, voters say

    03/15/2016 10:14:35 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 33 replies
    WFTV ^ | 3-15-2016 | WFTV
    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. At least two Orange County polling locations ran out of GOP primary election ballots, voters reported Tuesday. The Errol Estate polling location in Apopka ran out of ballots at about 9:30 a.m., but was later restocked, Orange County Elections Supervisor Bill Cowels said. The Word of Life Church, also in Apopka, ran out and frustrated voters worried they would not have time to vote later if the problem wasnt resolved quickly.
  • You Wont Believe What They Did to the Ohio Ballot to Stop Trump

    03/09/2016 5:32:59 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 59 replies
    Daily Sheeple ^ | 3/8/2016 | Piper McGowan
    We all know the elite are on the warpath against Donald Trump, with everyone from pundits, to major world leaders, to the Pope speaking out against him. Newt Gingrich recently said its because Trump isnt part of the secret societies and hasnt taken the initiation rites. Regardless, Trump has received a groundswell of support from the average conservative American, winning state primaries left and right. Ohios primary is coming up on March 15, and its a big one because its a winner takes all state. Well now its being alleged that Ohios GOP has intentionally set up a confusing...
  • VANITY: Word Is Out - Vote Fraud in Early Voting in Tennessee

    02/13/2016 12:44:29 PM PST · by Theo · 13 replies
    Free Republic ^ | Feb. 13, 2016 | self
    Tennessee early voting has revealed that people voting for Ted Cruz, spits out ballots voting for Jeb Bush. There exists anecdotal evidence that early ballots cast in Tennessee for Ted Cruz instead come up with the name of Jeb Bush. This happened previously in Nevada except the names were different; Sheryl Engle votes miraculously became Harry Reid votes. If you are voting early in Tennessee, or any other state, please check your ballot to ascertain that you are voting for your intended candidate.
  • VANITY: Word Is Out - Vote Fraud in Early Voting in Tennessee

    02/13/2016 11:42:33 AM PST · by SatinDoll · 43 replies
    Feb. 13, 2012 | Self
    Tennessee early voting has revealed that people voting for Donald Trump, spits out ballots voting for Jeb Bush. There exists anecdotal evidence that early ballots cast in Tennessee for Donald Trump instead come up with the name of Jeb Bush. This happened previously in Nevada except the names were different; Sheryl Engle votes miraculously became Harry Reid votes. If you are voting early in Tennessee, or any other state, please check you ballot to ascertain that you are voting for your intended candidate. [This tip is courtesy of Lame Cherry, who is not welcome on Free Republic.]
  • Pima County (AZ) discovers additional CD2 ballots

    11/12/2014 1:33:22 PM PST · by fifedom · 84 replies
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | Nov. 12, 2014 | Joe Ferguson
    Pima County has discovered 208 additional valid general election ballots this morning that have not been counted, an official said. The uncounted ballots (come) from Congressional District 2, where Republican Martha McSally has a 133 vote lead over incumbent Democrat Ron Barber.
  • James OKeefe Offered a Bus Load of Ballots in North Carolina

    11/03/2014 10:44:38 AM PST · by Nachum · 45 replies
    youtube ^ | 11/3/14 | Project Veritas Action
    Of all of the undercover investigations Ive conducted, this was by far the easiest. They were willing to pass out fraudulently obtained ballots like it was Halloween candy, said James OKeefe. With almost three-quarters-of-a-million inactive voters and no Voter ID law in place, we could have turned the election results for most major candidates in the state. What we uncovered in this video illustrates how easy it would be for a well-orchestrated campaign with no regard for the law to change the outcome of a major election. Voter laws across the country need to be changed immediately to prevent this...
  • Surveillance Video Apparently Catches Guy Doing Something at the Ballot Box

    10/20/2014 8:30:28 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 54 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 10-20-14 | Jon Street
    An Arizona county party official said he saw a man stuffing hundreds of ballots into the ballot box and later told a local news outlet the entire incident was caught on surveillance video. A person wearing a Citizens for a Better Arizona T-shirt dropped a large box of hundreds of early ballots on the table and started stuffing the ballot box as I watched in amazement, said A.J. LaFaro, chairman of the Maricopa County Republican Party.Surveillance video allegedly captures man stuffing hundreds of ballots into a ballot box in Maricopa County, Arizona, Aug. 25, 2014. (Image source: YouTube) The Maricopa...
  • CAUGHT ON TAPE: Dem Operative Stuffs Ballot Box in Arizona (Video)

    10/20/2014 8:05:25 PM PDT · by Nachum · 61 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 10/20/14 | Jim Hoft
    They dont even try to hid their lawlessness anymore. A vulgar, violent Democratic operative was caught on tape stuffing a ballot box.The man dropped a large box of hundreds of early ballots on the table and started stuffing the ballot box.
  • Some voters report confusion with Republican ballots (Idaho)

    05/21/2014 2:32:00 AM PDT · by Libloather · 11 replies
    KTVB ^ | 5/20/14 | Jamie Grey
    **SNIP** Dan Rogers, a voter in Boise, told KTVB he went to his 18th district polling location right as the polls opened and wanted to vote as a Republican. Rogers says he is currently unaffiliated and wanted to affiliate the day of the election. "So [the poll worker] sent me over to the voter registration table, and when I was there, a couple of the workers consulted, and I was informed that I was unable to vote in the primary for the Republicans unless I had been a declared member of the party since March 20," Rogers said. Rogers says...
  • Oregon Ballot-double mailing -Vanity but troubled

    05/09/2014 9:49:48 PM PDT · by ssschev · 25 replies
    self | 5/9/2014 | self
    I am in Oregon and received two mail-in ballot forms. This concerns me on multiple levels: 1)fraud 2)voter fraud and 3)constitutional fraud. How do I address this in the proper legal forum? I want to record this in the right way to dispel any attack that I am making any false statement. Help???
  • Box of Stashed Ballots Could Invalidate Contested Broomfield Election [vote fraud Colorado ]

    01/08/2014 10:46:14 AM PST · by george76 · 46 replies
    Colorado Observer. ^ | January 8, 2014 | Leslie Jorgensen
    In the wake of lawsuits and complaints against Broomfield for attempts to cover up and ignore problems in the error-riddled November election, city officials now admit finding a box containing about 75 ballots that for unknown reasons were not counted or reconciled to the voter records. ... Unknown is where the ballots came from, why they were tossed in a box, who had access to them and why they were not properly processed even spoiled ballots are processed and documented to reconcile election records. Blank ballots are processed through the voting machines and accounted for. The box of ballots...
  • Report: New York Investigators Obtain Fraudulent Ballots 97 Percent of Time

    12/31/2013 10:30:34 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 36 replies
    National Review -- The Corner ^ | 12-31-13 | John Fund
    New York Citys Department of Investigation (DOI) has just shown how easy it is to commit voter fraud that is almost undetectable. Its undercover agents were able to obtain ballots for city elections a total of 61 times 39 times using the names of dead people, 14 times using the names of incarcerated felons, and eight times using the names of non-residents. On only two occasions, or about 3 percent of the time, were the agents stopped by polling-place officials. In one of the two cases, an investigator was stopped only because the felon he was trying to vote...
  • The Battle Of Athens Or How Common Citizens Removed A Corrupt Government From Their County.

    05/20/2013 5:53:15 PM PDT · by don-o · 19 replies
    Wake Up America ^ | May 20, 2013
    The Battle of Athens (sometimes called the McMinn County War) was a rebellion led by citizens in Athens and Etowah, Tennessee, United States, against the local government in August 1946. The citizens, including some World War II veterans, accused the local officials of political corruption and voter intimidation. Here is what happened: Following World War II in 1946, violence erupted when returning American soldiers discovered their Tennessee county had been taken over by political corruption. Their plan to take it back involved bulletslots of bulletsand dynamite. Why Athens in McMinn County, Tennessee became a battleground was due to Paul Cantrell,...
  • Almost 1K ballots found in Broward elections warehouse

    11/14/2012 5:38:31 PM PST · by Nachum · 16 replies
    WSVN-TV ^ | 11/14/12 | staff
    LAUDERHILL, Fla. (WSVN) -- Nearly a thousand ballots that were not included in Florida's final count have been found in a warehouse in Broward County. Tuesday morning and into the night, there was a buzz of activity at the Voting Equipment Center in Lauderhill, a week after the general election. There was a recount going on for two commission seats that were too close to call, one in Hallandale Beach and another in Dania Beach. Workers had to count those votes manually. Also keeping elections officials busy is the fact that 963 filled ballots were found in a warehouse. The...
  • Did mishandling of the military ballots cost Romney the election?

    11/09/2012 7:21:19 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/09/2012 | Clarice Feldman
    Duffleblog says that the tardy delivery of the ballots caused them to be returned too late to be counted but these hundreds of thousands of ballots seem preliminarily to have been enough to hand Romney the election. Sources confirmed today that hundreds of thousands of military absentee ballots were delivered hours after the deadline for them to be counted, with preliminary counts showing that they would have overturned the vote in several states and brought a victory for Governor Mitt Romney.Officials say the ballots were delivered late due to problems within the military mail system. Tracking invoices show the ballots...
  • California Unprocessed Ballots Report (Over 500,000 uncounted votes from only 7 counties)

    11/08/2012 1:32:40 PM PST · by Strategerist · 3 replies
    During each election cycle, hundreds of thousands of ballots are not counted on Election Day. Elections officials have approximately one month to complete their extensive tallying and certification work (known as the official canvass). Most notably, voting by mail has increased significantly in recent years and many vote-by-mail ballots arrive on Election Day. In processing vote-by-mail ballots, elections officials must confirm each voter's registration status, verify each voter's signature on the vote-by-mail envelope, and ensure each person did not vote elsewhere in the same election. Other ballots that are processed after Election Day include provisional ballots (processed similar to vote-by-mail...
  • Military Absentee Ballots Delivered 1 Day late would have swung the election for Romney

    11/08/2012 12:10:46 AM PST · by jdirt · 12 replies
    Duffelblog ^ | Nov 7,2012 | Drew
  • Do You Trust Your Unionized Postman in Battle Ground States?

    11/04/2012 1:26:56 PM PST · by RetSignman · 31 replies
    Me | November 4 2012 | RetSignman
    In light of several instances of voting 'irregularities' already sited in some of the states, maybe we should consider one that could be critical. We all know that millions of voters have opted to vote by absentee ballot in battle ground states but the system relies on the American Postal Workers Union to deliver those ballots. WHAT IF certain zip codes are targeted by the Unionized Postal Workers and they never arrive to their destination? Think that is paranoia thinking? Just revisit past elections where ballots were found in dumpsters. Fortunately, many of these battle ground states have links where...
  • ObamaCare mandate big on state ballots that also include gay marriage, marijuana

    11/04/2012 10:01:23 AM PST · by Libloather
    Fox News ^ | 10/29/12
    ObamaCare mandate big on state ballots that also include gay marriage, marijuanaPublished October 29, 2012 Four states are continuing to fight against ObamaCare by including a ballot measure on Election Day that asks residents whether they want to block the mandate requiring Americans to have insurance under the new federal health-care law. Alabama, Florida, Montana and Wyoming will join 16 other states that have already passed laws or made changes to their constitutions to say they will not enforce the so-call individual mandate in the law. Missouri residents -- who in 2010 became the first to reject the mandate...
  • Time running out for Palm Beach County voters waiting to get absentee ballots...

    10/26/2012 8:11:28 AM PDT · by smokingfrog · 17 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | 23 Oct 2012 | Jane Musgrave
    RIVIERA BEACH At age 20, Nicole Shibley is ready to vote in her first presidential election. The Yale University junior has her candidates selected. She understands the importance of making sure her ballot arrives at the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Office by Nov. 6. The only problem: No ballot. The ballot she said she ordered Sept. 18 still hasnt arrived. Each time she calls the elections office she said she gets a different explanation for the delay. Last week, officials promised her it would arrive on Saturday. It didnt. I would really like to vote for president...
  • Florida Republicans receiving fake ineligibility letters aimed at suppressing their vote

    10/23/2012 7:11:52 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/23/2012 | Caroline May
    The Florida Department of States Division of Elections is investigating a number of fraudulent letters sent to voters in the state questioning their citizenship and voter eligibility, in a possible attempt to keep them home on Election Day. The Florida Department of State unequivocally opposes all attempts at voter fraud or intimidation and will pursue every avenue to ensure free, fair and open elections for all eligible voters, Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner said in a statement. Voter fraud and intimidation can deny voters their voice in government and will not be tolerated. The statement alerted the public of...
  • Election underway as 1.9 million Colorado ballots are mailed to voters (> 1/2 mailed on 10/15/12)

    10/17/2012 7:18:42 PM PDT · by catnipman · 39 replies
    KDVR Denver ^ | 10/15/2012 | Eli Stokels
    DENVER Colorado voters could be filling out their ballots as early as Tuesday, with 1.95 million ballots now in the mail and on their way to voters across this critical swing state. Of the 3.6 million registered voters in the state, more than half of them are receiving mail ballots this week. According to Secretary of State Scott Gesslers office, 1,950,185 ballots are being mailed out Monday. Of those, 598,503 are being sent to unaffiliated voters; 673,676 are being sent to registered Republicans; and 654,129 are being mailed to registered Democrats.
  • Report: Military voters in four states not receiving absentee ballots

    10/17/2012 8:00:11 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    The Examiner ^ | 10/16/2012 | BY: JOE NEWBY
    Jurisdictions in at least four states - Vermont, Michigan, Mississippi and Wisconsin - failed to send absentee ballots to members of the military by the required September 22 deadline, reported Monday. Republican lawmakers sent a letter to the Departments of Justice and Defense demanding assurances that the rights of military personnel and overseas citizens who vote absentee will be protected in the November elections after learning the states failed to mail the ballots by the deadline, the Army Times said. We are concerned that, absent prompt and effective remedial action, some men and women in uniform will be deprived...
  • What can I make of this?

    09/26/2012 12:23:53 PM PDT · by ctpsb · 13 replies
    National Journal ^ | 09/21/2012 | National Journal Staff
    With absentee and early voting set to begin next week in IowaIowaPopulation (2010): 3,046,355Registered Voters: 31.20% R, 33.40% D, 35.40% I Governor: Gov. Terry Branstad (R)Senators: Sen. Chuck Grassley (R), Sen. Thomas Harkin (D) Read Full Almanac Profile , a battleground state in the presidential race, Democrats have a 6-1 edge in ballot requests so far, The Wall Street Journal reported....
  • SOS Phone Banking for Military Voters

    09/19/2012 6:16:18 AM PDT · by seekthetruth · 13 replies
    Special Operations Speaks ^ | September 19, 2012
    Everyday our soldiers risk their lives to make this country safer. They fight to protect our civil liberties and safeguard our rights. One of those basic rights is the right to vote. The 2009 Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment (MOVE) Act guaranteed the voting rights of deployed military, and Attorney General Holder's Justice Department continues to let them down and refuses to monitor compliance with this law!
  • Ark. lawmaker pleads guilty to election charge (Democrat commits election fraud)

    09/05/2012 5:03:02 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 8 replies ^ | 9/5/2012
    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 they 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 three were released pending a sentencing hearing. "In a nation in which every...
  • Sister of absentee voter denies signing ballot collected in Hialeah

    08/02/2012 2:53:17 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 18 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | August 2, 2012 | Melissa Sanchez, Enrique Flor and Alfonso Chardy
    Of the 31 absentee ballots that have become the focus of an investigation into possible election fraud in Hialeah, at least one appears to have a forged signature. The ballot belonged to Zulema Gmez, 81, who entered a nursing home five months ago suffering from Alzheimers and a brain tumor. On the ballots envelope someone wrote: The lady is my sister. I sign like this because she has arthritis + she has difficult signing. Thank you. However, her sister, Olga Gmez, said Wednesday that she never wrote that message. Two weeks ago, she said, Daisy Cabrera took the blank absentee...
  • State: Federal lawsuit coming because 70 clerks missed Ballot deadlines to military.

    07/27/2012 5:14:31 PM PDT · by cripplecreek · 23 replies ^ | July 27, 2012 | David Eggert
    LANSING, MI - The U.S. Justice Department is expected to sue the state because at least 70 city and township clerks across Michigan missed deadlines to give absentee ballots to military and overseas voters, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson said late Friday. Under state and federal law, clerks are supposed to make absentee ballots available at least 45 days before an election to military and overseas voters who request them. The primary election is Aug. 7. Johnson, a Republican, said the suit could force clerks to extend the time for receiving and counting affected ballots. Johnson said 70 communities missed...
  • Defiant: OKeefe Team Offered Media Matters, NAACP Ballots

    04/16/2012 11:05:19 AM PDT · by Nachum · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/16/12 | Breitbart News
    James OKeefe and Project Veritas are back for more. In the aftermath of James OKeefes shock video showing a young white man strolling into a polling place in Washington DC and promptly being offered Attorney General Eric Holders ballot, the District of Columbia Board of Elections acted by condemning OKeefe. Board chairwoman Deborah Nichols railed: I have directed our attorneys to conduct a thorough investigation and refer all evidence to law enforcement authorities for appropriate action. Our polling places are open to the media and observers who want to legally document our procedures for checking in voters. There is...
  • Is this how foreign company infiltrated D.C. elections?

    01/21/2012 5:45:41 AM PST · by tutstar · 4 replies
    wnd ^ | 1 20 2012 | Aaron Klein
    A U.S. elections officer who served in voting districts that partnered with a controversial online voting firm recently retired from his government position to work for the firm in question, the foreign-headquartered company SCYTL. WND reported yesterday that SCYTL has faced questions about the security of its electronic voting technologies, which are now set to be deployed in 900 U.S. jurisdictions. The firm already provides balloting for overseas U.S. military and civilian voting in nine states along with elections technologies in several districts. Concerns have also been raised about SCYTLs ties to the Spanish government and to international venture capital...
  • Postal closings value questioned (Oregon's mail-in-ballot system, prescriptions)

    01/01/2012 6:18:40 PM PST · by Libloather · 21 replies · 1+ views
    Register Guard ^ | 12/29/11 | Saul Hubbard
    Postal closings value questionedDozens turn out in Springfield to air concerns about a plan to close a processing center By Saul Hubbard The Register-Guard Published: Midnight, Dec 29, 2011 First-class next-day delivery could be a thing of the past, and a letter mailed in Eugene would travel 100 miles up and down Interstate 5 to Portland before arriving at its local destination, if the U.S. Postal Service moves ahead with a proposal to close its Gateway processing center in Springfield. Where will that leave veterans and seniors who rely on mail-order medical prescriptions, small businesses who require prompt mail delivery...
  • Gingrich, Perry fail to make Va. ballot

    12/24/2011 7:43:46 AM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 216 replies · 6+ views ^ | December 24, 2011 7:25 AM |
    (AP)WASHINGTON Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has failed to qualify for Virginia's March 6 Republican primary, a development that complicates his bid to win the GOP presidential nomination. "After verification, RPV has determined that Newt Gingrich did not submit required 10K signatures and has not qualified for the VA primary," the Republican Party of Virginia announced early Saturday on its Twitter website. Perry also fell short of the 10,000 signatures of registered voters required for a candidate's name to be on the primary ballot, but former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Texas Rep. Ron Paul will be on the...
  • Fiasco: Bachmann, Huntsman, Santorum fail to make Virginia ballot

    12/22/2011 6:14:28 PM PST · by TBBT · 69 replies
    HotAir ^ | 12/22/2011 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Thats not even the worst part. The worst part is that Perry and Gingrich, either one of whom could still become the Great Grassroots Hope against Romney, might not have qualified either. You need 10,000 signatures to make the ballot but 15,000 are recommended since a bunch are bound to be thrown out as false or duplicative as the petitions are scrutinized. You also need at least 600 signatures from each of Virginias 11 congressional districts. Romney submitted 16,026 and Ron Paul submitted 14,361. Perrys total: 11,911. Gingrichs: 11,050. If they end up getting bounced, the Republican primary ballot for...
  • The scary truth about voting machine hacking risk (exclusive video)

    10/24/2011 11:01:51 AM PDT · by SERKIT · 10 replies
    ZDNet ^ | October 23, 2011 | David Gewirtz
    The scary truth about voting machine hacking risk (exclusive video) By David Gewirtz | October 23, 2011, 9:28pm PDT Summary: In this exclusive interview, ZDNet Governments David Gewirtz sits down with Dr. Jon Warner of Argonne National Laboratories for a deep dive into voting machine hacking. A few weeks ago, I wrote a column here on ZDNet Government entitled, Four outrageous political stories that will make you scream. In it, I discussed a number of outrages, but one in particular caught my eye: research by the scientists at Argonne National Labs showing the ease at which voting machines could be...
  • Ballots or Bullets?-Ballot Box Barriers to Restoring Constitutional Integrity

    08/26/2011 9:18:28 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB
    patriot post ^ | 8-25-11 | mark alexander
    The most significant obstacle to restoring liberty by way of the electoral process is the fact that so many Americans know so little about civics or civic responsibility. When it comes to getting government right, ignorance is not bliss. It follows, then, that there is a dearth of qualified candidates who are able to articulate the difference between Rule of Law and rule of men, who instead get lost in the high weeds of lesser political issues.
  • Dirty tricks in Wisconsin? Ballots being thrown away in heavily pro-Prosser county

    04/06/2011 7:01:17 PM PDT · by Nachum · 46 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 6/6/11 | Mark Tapscott
    Right on schedule, allegations that somebody committed voter fraud or other election illegalities in yesterday's Wisconsin Supreme Court balloting are being heard this afternoon in a county that voted heavily for incumbent conservative Justice David Prosser. Pundit Press, which closely followed the election balloting yesterday, offers this analysis: "As if the situation in Wisconsin wasn't tense enough, it appears that one county in particular is going to a new extreme. This comes after word that there may have been voter fraud in the nonpartisan State Supreme Court election yesterday between incumbent
  • Wisconsin City Caught Destroying Ballots

    04/06/2011 1:44:56 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 216 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 4/6/11 | Thomas Ferdousi
    As if the situation in Wisconsin wasn't tense enough, it appears that one county in particular is going to a new extreme. This comes after word that there may have been voter fraud in the nonpartisan State Supreme Court election yesterday between incumbent David Prosser and JoAnne Kloppenburg. For some reason one of the counties in the state is destroying ballots that 'were not counted' yesterday. Apparently this is a very bizarre and egregious move. There is now a call for an injunction to preserve the 'discarded' ballots: I have filed a Wisconsin Open records request with the City of...