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  • Philly Election Officials Charged With Voter Fraud

    05/19/2015 5:37:43 PM PDT · by kvanbrunt2 · 34 replies
    NBC10.com Philly NBC channel 10 website ^ | Updated at 11:52 PM EDT on Monday, May 18, 2015 Read more: http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/loca | David Chang
    On the night before Philly’s primary, four local election officials are accused of casting extra votes in order to balance their numbers. Sandra Lee, 60, Alexia Harding, 22, James Collins, 69, and Gregory Thomas, 60, are all charged with voter fraud. Warrants for their arrests were issued Monday. All four suspects were election officials from Philly’s 18th Ward, 1st Division. Read more: http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Philadelphia-Election-Officials-Voter-Fraud-Election-Fraud-304185341.html#ixzz3adO34T8g Follow us: @nbcphiladelphia on Twitter | nbcphiladelphia on Facebook
  • ABC’s ‘secret’ $105M gamble on Stephanopoulos

    05/19/2015 5:40:59 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 19 replies
    Page Six NY Post ^ | May 18, 2015 | Emily Smith
    ABC has plenty of reasons to be freaking out over the George Stephanopoulos scandal — 105?million, to be exact. The “Good Morning America” and “This Week” anchor renewed his contract last year for $105 million, TV industry sources told The Post Monday. The seven-year deal — which dwarfs the five-year, $50 million contract scored by since-suspended NBC rival Brian Williams — was supposed to keep Stephanopoulos in front of ABC’s cameras through 2021. But now his credibility, and future, have been called into question since he admitted Friday that he had donated $75,000 to the Clinton Foundation since 2011, just...
  • CAUGHT: Labour Councillor ‘Helping’ Voter In Thanet [ United Kingdom ]

    05/16/2015 5:58:27 PM PDT · by george76 · 3 replies
    Breitbart London ^ | 16 May 2015
    Labour’s former council leader in Thanet, Iris Johnston, has been caught on camera allegedly ‘helping’ a member of the public to cast their ballot during last Thursday’s election. The votes for Thanet District Council took place on the same day as the General Election, when UKIP leader Nigel Farage was attempting to be elected as the Member of Parliament for South Thanet. ... Johnston’s proximity to the voter may well qualify as compromising the secrecy of the ballot, something that worried the Conservative Party’s Paul Messenger, who took the photo. He told the BBC, “It concerned me that Iris was...
  • Non-Citizen Deported for Voting in American Elections

    05/13/2015 9:39:52 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 38 replies
    P. J. Media ^ | 5-13-15 | Joseph Vanderlust
    The federal voter registration form has zero safeguards. She was only caught because she accidentally self-reported. Last week, the Department of Justice Board of Immigration Appeals upheld a decision to deport Margarita Del Pilar Fitzpatrick for voting in a federal election. Fitzpatrick registered to vote in Illinois using the federal “Motor Voter” registration form. Fitzpatrick’s criminal act is one more example demonstrating that non-citizens voting in American elections is not a myth. The opinion by the Board of Immigration appeals stated: On August 5, 2005, she applied for an Illinois driver’s license and signed a voter registration application in which...
  • There Is Growing Evidence Noncitizens Are Voting. Why Isn’t the Government Doing Anything?

    05/01/2015 11:58:05 AM PDT · by detective · 63 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | April 30, 2015 | Kaylan L. Phillips
    Noncitizens are registering to vote and at best, it seems the federal government’s officials don’t care about this illegal activity. At worst, it raises questions about whether some in Washington support illegal voting, so long as it supports their political agenda. The exact number of noncitizens who are voting in our elections is difficult to quantify because of the bureaucratic quagmire perpetuated by federal agencies against the (very few) states that have the resolve to attempt to verify citizenship.
  • Wisconsin Is Finally Free to Implement Voter ID Law

    03/23/2015 4:47:58 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 15 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | 3-23-15 | Hans von Spakovsky
    Great news for those interested in election integrity and common sense reforms like voter ID: the Supreme Court today removed the final legal obstacle to implementing Wisconsin’s voter ID law. The Court refused to hear the American Civil Liberties Union’s appeal of a Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals decision that threw out the injunction issued against the state’s ID law by federal district court Judge Lynn Adelman. Adelman, a Clinton appointee and former Democratic state senator, had thumbed his nose at the Supreme Court, claiming that he did not have to follow the Court’s prior 2008 opinion in Crawford v....
  • U.S. Supreme Court leaves intact Wisconsin voter identification law

    03/23/2015 6:45:35 AM PDT · by DeaconBenjamin · 50 replies
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left intact a new Republican-backed law in Wisconsin that requires voters to present photo identification when they cast ballots. The court declined to hear an appeal filed by the American Civil Liberties Union, which challenged the law.
  • Supreme Court turns away challenge to Wisconsin’s voter ID law

    03/23/2015 8:30:15 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 35 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 23, 2015 | Robert Barnes
    The Supreme Court on Monday turned down a challenge to Wisconsin’s voter ID law, which it had previously kept from going into effect before November’s elections. The court’s decision not to review a federal appeals court ruling that upheld the law was a victory for Gov. Scott Walker (R) and perhaps other states that have tightened voting procedures to require additional identification.
  • U.S. Supreme court rejects challenge to Wisconsin voter ID law

    03/23/2015 9:44:14 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Reuters ^ | 03/23/2015 | LAWRENCE HURLEY
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a challenge to Wisconsin's Republican-backed law requiring voters to present photo identification to cast a ballot, a measure Democrats contend is aimed at keeping their supporters from voting. The justices declined to hear an appeal filed by the American Civil Liberties Union, which challenged the law. The ACLU said it then filed an emergency motion with a federal appeals court to try to keep the law from taking effect immediately. Republican Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel said the law cannot be implemented for the state's April 7 election because absentee ballots are already...
  • Police investigate 51 cases of alleged voting fraud (Israel)

    03/17/2015 3:05:01 PM PDT · by Nachum · 28 replies
    ynet ^ | 3/17/15 | Ahiya Raved
    Police opened 51 investigations on Tuesday related to alleged voting fraud ranging from impersonation, stolen ballots and threats against ballot officials, and 23 suspects were being pursued. Several attempts to subvert the voting process were noted in the north – four voters who arrived at their designated voting stations in Nahariya, Kiryat Tiv'on and Kiryat Ata found that someone had already voted in their name. Local police began investigating each incident. Police said that one man claimed that someone else may have used his lost drivers license to vote in his name. A similar incident was reported in Afula where...
  • The Largest, Best Funded Voter Fraud Operation in US History Happening Before Your Eyes

    03/14/2015 3:49:42 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 50 replies
    Red Statements ^ | 3/12/2015 | Steven Ahle
    Within the first couple of months of Obama’s illegal immigration executive , at least ninety thousand Social Security cards were issued to illegal aliens. Now Republican Senators led by Ben Sasse and Jeff Sessions are asking the Obama administration to answer questions on how many additional social security cards were issued. The answer is important because it will allow citizens to know just how much money taxpayers are spending to illegal aliens. Social Security cards are keys of the kingdom to illegal aliens. With them, they are able to access a number of all sorts of benefits, including the Earned...
  • Who is Mark Lippert - The man so close to Obama? (now ambassador, slashed in Korea)

    03/05/2015 1:31:49 PM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 10 replies
    Truth On Target ^ | October 17, 2008 | Kerry Picket
    Who really is Mark W. Lippert? OBAMA used Senate Office to influence Kenyan Presidential Elections...
  • The End of the Charade

    03/04/2015 6:53:57 AM PST · by JayAr36 · 52 replies
    3/4/2015 | Jayar36
    Well Mr. Speaker the charade is over. Obama has received just what he wanted and you and Mitch helped him. You can both now get back in line, knee pads in hand, ready to kiss the bony rear of your leader and ask, "What do you want next, Sire?" A real man once called some of our foes the, "Axis of Evil." Well I see another axis right here in what is left of America. Between you and McConnell and Obama you are destroying the America you grew up in and it apparently isn't going to stop. A more ineffective...
  • Democrats Plan To Win Elections With Illegal Alien Votes

    03/02/2015 6:08:46 PM PST · by PROCON · 28 replies
    investors.com ^ | Mar. 2, 2015 | PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY
    The Obama Democrats have an audacious scheme for winning future elections. They just plan to import 5 million non-citizens and credential them as voters who will, in gratitude, vote Democratic. The way this devious formula works is stunningly simple. Just get the new Republican Congress (under Speaker John Boehner and Sen. Mitch McConnell) to pass a full-funding bill for Homeland Security without any exception for the funding of Obama's illegal executive amnesty, which will allow Obama to give work permits, Social Security numbers and driver's licenses to 5 million illegal aliens.
  • Civil rights commissioner warns of illegals voting under Obama amnesty

    02/25/2015 11:35:09 AM PST · by jazusamo · 28 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 25, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    Civil Rights Commissioner Peter Kirsanow warned Congress on Wednesday that President Obama’s deportation amnesty program, which will allow illegal immigrants to get Social Security numbers and driver’s licenses, will make it much easier for them to register and vote in U.S. elections — despite being ineligible to do so. Peter Kirsanow, a Bush appointee to the U.S. Commission of Civil Rights who has warned of dangers from mass illegal immigration, said the federal government does a poor job of helping states try to weed out ineligible voters, and once they have driver’s licenses and Social Security numbers it’s nearly impossible...
  • Judge throws out election results in 2014 Magoffin judge-executive race (Kentucky)

    02/23/2015 9:46:18 AM PST · by aimhigh · 10 replies
    Kentucky.com ^ | 02/20/2015 | Bill Estep
    There were so many violations of election rules in last November's election for Magoffin County judge-executive that the results must be thrown out, a judge has ruled. Preston also concluded county workers acting under the direct supervision of Hardin illegally spread gravel on private driveways in at least four or five cases shortly before the election. Also, the decision cited evidence that a few people sold their votes. In one case, a man named Larry Douglas Perkins, who operates the Handi Mart at Falcon, said he saw Simon Marshall the day of the election. Marshall had a $50 bill and...
  • ELLISON: “I’VE OFTEN ASKED MYSELF WHY YOU SHOULD HAVE TO REGISTER TO VOTE”

    02/17/2015 7:07:16 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 64 replies
    Democrat Keith Ellison thinks it’s difficult to vote in America and that it should be made far easier. Why does someone have to register to vote? Because voting is a privilege and it should be hard (relatively speaking) to vote in order to prevent voter fraud: About a hundred years ago, both political parties were caught STUFFING BALLOT BOXES with bogus votes, and the states decided to make it more difficult for a person to vote. So most of them set up a host of VOTING REQUIREMENTS, including REGISTRATION at least 10 to 30 days before an election. Most other...
  • House Dem Doesn’t Understand Why Voters Have to Register

    02/17/2015 7:41:11 AM PST · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 17. 2015 | Michael Schaus
    [Editor's note: The original copy of this article incorrectly identified Rep. Ellison as a Democrat from Wisconsin. The oversight has been corrected, and a formal apology has been sent to the people of Wisconsin.]Forget about the Tuesday following the first Monday of November… Let’s just run an online poll for future public elections. Maybe we can set up a phone bank, kinda like PBS donation drives, for people without access to the internet. Heck, let’s just do a show of hands: Hillary or Jeb for 2016?Okay, that might be a slight over-simplification of what Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) was suggesting, but...
  • FBI ‘probing’ Bronx political machine (epicenter of latino voter fraud)

    02/11/2015 6:15:06 AM PST · by Liz · 17 replies
    NY POST.COM ^ | 2/9/15 | JOHN CRUDELE
    The FBI is investigating the way politics is conducted in The Bronx---in the aftermath of ousted Speaker Sheldon Silver's arrest on charges of bribes and kickbacks. Carl Heastie, a longtime Bronx political power, took over as Speaker. Federal investigators are looking at Bronx voter fraud and financial mismanagement....spurred by info provided to Manhattan US Atty Preet Bharara. Bharara was incensed when Gov. Cuomo abruptly shut down the Moreland Commission, which was investigating public corruption. Ruben Diaz Jr, Bronx borough president is considered Heastie’s mentor....alleged voter fraud includes alleged fake signatures on voter petitions and that some Bronx candidates were elected...
  • North Carolina NAACP Is Fighting Voter ID, But They Might Not Have Expected This In Their Own Group

    02/09/2015 4:18:54 AM PST · by lowbridge · 6 replies
    ijreview.com ^ | february 5, 2015 | sister toldjah
    One of North Carolina’s most vocal critics of voter ID laws is finding itself in hot water, after a rash of complaints about alleged voting irregularities and illegal campaign activity within its own organization. The Winston-Salem branch of the North Carolina NAACP received complaints from members after a failed election oversight attempt by the state NAACP during elections last month: The complaint, signed by about 41 members, alleged that Ike Howard, who won the presidency in the election, and others distributed campaign literature in the building where the election was being held, a violation. The complaint also alleged that members voted on blank...
  • Vote Fraud in Georgia

    02/06/2015 3:43:29 PM PST · by spintreebob · 8 replies
    The mother of a mentally disabled man allegedly beaten at a Gordon facility that cared for disabled adults has filed suit seeking punitive damages. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday by Betty Gill in Bibb County Superior Court, claims that her son, Joseph Allen Cason Jr., also was taken to vote in the 2013 Gordon city election, although he lived in another county. Employees, while acting in their scope of employment, allegedly took Cason and other residents to the polls to vote for the sister of the facility’s owner, who was running for mayor, according to the suit.
  • Workers Try to Boot Union for Fourth Time After ‘Rigged’ Election ( Alabama - UAW )

    02/04/2015 3:26:42 PM PST · by george76 · 16 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | February 4, 2015 | Bill McMorris
    Anti-union forces claim UAW ‘stuffed’ ballot box. Workers in Alabama are staging a fourth attempt to kick the United Auto Workers (UAW) out of their plant following claims that stuffed ballot boxes derailed their last vote. Employees at the NTN-Bower Corporation, a ball bearings manufacturer, have unsuccessfully tried to boot the labor giant out of their factory for two years. Workers voted to decertify the UAW in an earlier election, but an Obama-appointed National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) panel threw out the election. Another election was held in January of this year. The UAW prevailed, but it was later revealed...
  • NBC News Launches Website For Black People… Good Idea?

    01/23/2015 6:21:49 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 76 replies
    Breaking911 Newsroom ^ | Jan 22, 2015 | Grant
    Friday, January 23, 2015 | 2:45 am EST Grant NBC News Launches Website For Black People… Good Idea? By: Grant (Breaking911 Newsroom) January 22, 2015 | 10:06 PM Ahhh, yes. The day has come, where black folks and white folks don’t have to read news from the same website. NBC news has a new website and social media accounts geared towards the African-American community. According to a letter from the editor: “NBCBLK covers stories by, for and about the black community. Our product is meant to elevate America’s conversation about black identity, politics, and culture. We share positive, solution-based journalism...
  • Are U.S. rivals hacking the American electoral system? Why it’s impossible to know.

    01/22/2015 3:10:25 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    Reuters ^ | January 21, 2015 | Meredith McGehee
    The Chinese government hacked into U.S. defense systems. What makes Americans think that the Chinese—or the Russians, the Iranians or other foreign interests—are not also hacking into U.S. elections? They may well be doing it on a large scale. But Americans have no way to know. We have certainly made it easy for them, especially after the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling, handed down five years ago. U.S. law prohibits foreign nationals from making a contribution or donation in connection with any federal, state or local election. The prohibition includes contributions to candidates and political action committees, as well...
  • Guilty plea entered in vote fraud case (AL)

    01/14/2015 10:30:42 AM PST · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    Dotham Eagle ^ | January | Matt Elofson
    A Dothan woman facing eight felony absentee ballot fraud charges pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon to reduced misdemeanor charges. Janice Lee Hart, 64, pleaded guilty about midway through the prosecution’s evidence to eight misdemeanor counts of attempted absentee ballot fraud. Circuit Court Judge Brad Mendheim sentenced Hart to 12 months in the Houston County Jail for each charge, which he suspended in favor of two years probation for each charge. Mendheim ordered Hart to pay a $200 fine, a $25 victim’s compensation fee and court costs for each of the eight misdemeanor convictions. “You may not have any invovlment with any...
  • California Senate takes 'ethics refresher course' Wednesday (because of shoulder-fired missiles)

    04/24/2014 1:56:42 AM PDT · by Libloather · 11 replies
    ABC Local ^ | 4/23/14 | Elex Michaelson
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- The California State Senate held an "ethics refresher course" for its members after federal indictments were issued against two senators and a third was convicted. Senate leaders are hoping to regain the public's trust. The purpose of the course is to teach members and their staffs to avoid potentially compromising situations. It's the latest in a series of moves by senate leaders aimed at putting political distance between them and their colleagues facing criminal charges. The leader of California's state senate stopped all regular business on Wednesday so everyone could go "back to school" in a...
  • George Will: Questions for attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch

    01/11/2015 9:48:17 PM PST · by george76 · 11 replies
    wa po ^ | January 9, 2015 | George Will
    The Justice Department has been, to say no more, unhelpful regarding attempts to fully investigate and properly punish the politicization and corruption of the Internal Revenue Service. Given the department’s seeming complicity in the coverup, would it not be appropriate to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the IRS practice of suppressing the political activity of conservative groups? Civil forfeiture — the seizure of property suspected of being produced by, or involved with, crime — has become a lucrative business for lawless law enforcement. Civil forfeiture treats citizens worse than criminals, seizing the property of people neither convicted of nor...
  • CBS: Voter ID Laws Are Like Violent Attacks on Blacks at Selma

    12/15/2014 9:53:21 AM PST · by PROCON · 27 replies
    newsbusters ^ | Dec. 15, 2014 | Scott Whitlock
    The journalists at CBS This Morning on Monday compared the violent, bloody attacks on African Americans during civil rights marches in 1965 to voter ID laws passed by various states in the last few years. Co-anchor Norah O'Donnell talked to Oprah Winfrey, producer/star of the new film Selma. O'Donnell marveled, "...Given the Voting Rights Act, 1965, I went back and looked. Thirteen states have passed more restrictive voter ID laws in the last three years, that states are trying to make it harder to vote." [MP3 audio here.]Actor David Oyelowo, who plays Martin Luther King in the film, slammed the...
  • Boulder County (CO) Clerk Hall: 'I followed the law' in election procedures (Not True)

    12/10/2014 12:11:10 PM PST · by Red Steel · 9 replies
    Time-Call ^ | 12/06/2014 12:24:06 AM MST | John Fryar
    Secretary of state alleges violations The Colorado Secretary of State's Office alleges that Boulder County Clerk Hillary Hall "violated state law in several ways" during the processing of ballots and the tallying of votes cast in the 2014 general election. Hall declined Friday to give a point-by-point response to those allegations, which included: •"She systematically discriminated against Republican election judges, by excluding people nominated by the Republican Party, and even appointing people not registered to vote." •"She prevented watchers from having a meaningful opportunity to observe and verify the signature review process, created an artificially cramped area for them to...
  • Landrieu: C'mon, My Fellow Democrat's Pro-Voter Fraud Advice Was Just 'a Joke'

    12/05/2014 8:49:26 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 25 replies
    Town Hall.com ^ | 12/5/14 | Guy Benson
    Sen. Mary Landrieu has finally weighed in on the caught-on-tape call from a Louisiana Democratic official for supporters to commit voter fraud by casting more than one ballot in last month's election. You'll be relieved to know that she's reviewed the tape and has come to the conclusion that her (refreshingly candid!) chief of staff's father was just kidding. A local NBC affiliate addressed the controversy -- be sure to stay tuned for the decidedly un-amused reaction from average voters, and pardon the technical difficulties when the station attempts to playback Don Cravins Sr's problematic remarks: Sen Landrieu: It was...
  • Canvass confusion continues ( Colorado )

    12/02/2014 12:28:55 PM PST · by george76
    Pueblo Chieftain ^ | December 2, 2014 | JEFF TUCKER
    As the dispute between the Pueblo County Clerk and Recorder and the Pueblo canvassing board over whether to certify the 2014 election results enters its third week, the Pueblo County commissioners Monday assured the lone Republican who won his election that, if it comes to it, they will appoint him to his office. Meanwhile, a representative for the Colorado Secretary of State’s office is scheduled to meet with the canvassing board Wednesday morning. And District Attorney Jeff Chostner told the commissioners that his office has begun to monitor the situation to be sure that political gamesmanship isn’t interfering with the...
  • Democrat Mayor Encourages Voter Fraud at Landrieu Event

    12/01/2014 5:48:56 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | 12-1-2014 | Black Conservatives Fund
    Democrat Party Boss and Opelousas Mayor Don Cravins, Sr. urges Democrats to commit voter fraud at Senator Mary Landrieu event.
  • Louisiana Democrat Caught on Camera Encouraging People to Vote Twice

    12/01/2014 5:32:28 PM PST · by george76 · 15 replies
    IJReview ^ | Dec. 1, 2014 | Kevin Boyd
    Many like to claim that voter fraud is a myth. However, after watching this video, you’ll understand why people might be a little concerned about it happening. The Black Conservatives Fund released a video today showing a leading Louisiana Democrat encouraging people at a private Democrat party event to vote twice. According to the BCF press release, Opelousas Mayor Don Cravins Sr. spoke at a rally at the Charcoal Lounge in Opelousas on November 3, 2014 – the day before Louisiana’s primary election. His son, Don Cravins Jr., is the chief of staff for Louisiana’s embattled Democrat Senator Mary Landrieu....
  • 'Go vote again tomorrow': Video shows Louisiana mayor ... encouraging voter fraud ...

    12/01/2014 10:03:49 AM PST · by Zakeet · 16 replies
    (UK) Daily Mail ^ | December 1, 2014 | David Martosko
    Complete Headline: 'Go vote again tomorrow': Video shows Louisiana mayor whose son is Sen. Mary Landrieu's chief of staff encouraging voter fraud as final US Senate contest's runoff election draws near Black conservative group obtained videotape of Don Cravins Sr. telling Louisianans to vote twice in Nov. 6 Senate runoff election 'One more time’s not going to hurt,' he said on November 3, telling voters to cast multiple ballots for Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu Cravins is a former Louisiana Democratic state legislator who is now mayor of the town of Opelousas His son is Landrieu's chief of staff Landrieu camp...
  • Canvass Board refuses to certify Boulder County election results [ Colorado ]

    11/22/2014 5:28:46 PM PST · by george76 · 5 replies
    Longmont Times Call ^ | 11/21/2014 | Alex Burness
    For the third time since 2012, a majority of the Boulder County Canvass Board has voted not to certify the all-mail results of Nov. 4, citing, among other allegations, Colorado's "bogus" signature verification process, which some board members say presents potentially unreliable data. ... The Canvass Board is tasked with ensuring the total number of ballots counted on Election Day does not exceed the total number of ballots cast. It is also responsible for certifying the official abstract of votes, which, in this case, is due to Secretary of State Scott Gessler on Monday. Its recommendation came on a 4-3...
  • NYC Mayor de Blasio 'Willing to Continue the Conversation' on Granting Non-Citizens Voting Rights

    11/16/2014 9:51:08 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | November 16, 2014 | Tony Lee
    Unlike his predecessor, left-wing New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will not commit to rejecting a bill that would allow non-citizens to vote in city elections. In January, City Council member Council Daniel Dromm will reportedly introduce legislation that would grant non-citizens voting rights in local elections, hoping that the bill will have a better chance of passing now that former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who opposed the bill, is no longer in office. “The legislation I’ve seen so far, I think, has a number of challenges and issues that have to be addressed, so I was not...
  • Obama AG Appointee Loretta Lynch: Voter ID Laws are Racist

    11/16/2014 6:20:55 AM PST · by Adam Taxin · 53 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | 11/15/14 | Tim Brown
    Barack Obama's latest federal nomination, Loretta Lynch, is just as bad as her predecessor Eric Holder. In a video of Lynch speaking in Long Beach, New York nine months ago, she declared that Voter ID laws in the "Deep South" states are racist. Did she use those exact words? No, but the idea is most definitely there. "I serve at the pleasure of the first African-American president of the United States of America," she said to a round of applause.
  • Obama’s AG Pick Says Voter ID Laws Are Racist, Must Be Stopped

    11/12/2014 7:33:40 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 42 replies
    defund.com ^ | 11/12/14 | Defund
    Obama’s AG Pick Says Voter ID Laws Are Racist, Must Be Stopped President Obama’s Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch said that voter ID laws are meant to reverse Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s accomplishments and promised that DOJ lawsuits against “Deep South” states with voter ID laws will continue. Lynch was nominated two days after President Obama’s post-midterm election White House meeting with Al Sharpton, who previously revealed that he was working with the White House on choosing Holder’s replacement. Lynch was a U.S. Attorney in Brooklyn and prosecutor on the Abner Louima assault case against New York police officers....
  • Loretta Lynch Attacks Voter ID Laws in Video (The female version of Eric Holder)

    11/12/2014 6:28:53 AM PST · by NKP_Vet · 25 replies
    http://www.newsmax.com ^ | November 10, 2014 | Drew MacKenzie
    A video has surfaced showing President Barack Obama’s attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch is just "as radical" as outgoing AG Eric Holder, according to Top Right News. On the video filmed in Long Beach, California, earlier this year, Lynch lashed out at voter identification laws passed in the South, saying that they deprive blacks and Hispanics of the right to vote. "Fifty years after the march on Washington, 50 years after the Civil Rights Movement, we stand in this country at a time when we see people trying to take back so much of what Dr. King fought for," she...
  • A moral case against voter ID laws (this is what they're teaching at Duke University)

    11/11/2014 5:26:17 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 59 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 11, 2014 | David A. Siegel, associate professor of political science at Duke University
    Like millions of other Americans, I voted last Tuesday. I did not face long lines and there were no barriers to my entry to the polling station. Everyone was quite friendly, and it was a pleasant experience. They were so friendly, in fact, that they even offered a service to voters, advertised by a sign on the wall: Voters, presumably those who would have difficulty walking into the polling station due to disability, could wait in their idling cars, honk their horns and have someone aid them in voting curbside. At the time, I did not think much of this....
  • Obama AG Nominee Lynch: Voter ID Laws were Passed by Racist Southerners, Must be Stopped

    11/08/2014 9:56:12 AM PST · by rightistight · 83 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 11/8/14 | Aurelius
    In a speech given at Long Beach earlier this year, President Obama's new nominee for Attorney General, Loretta Lynch, specifically called out voter ID laws as racist. The remarks came at the end of a long speech, explaining the examples that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Nelson Mandela set for people. Ms. Lynch then began talking about the inequities that she sees in the United States... She continued, "50 years after the march on Washington, 50 years after the civil rights movement, we stand in this country at a time when we see people trying to take back so...
  • Confirmed: Why Yes, a Texas Voting Machine DID Leave Greg Abbott Off the Ballot

    11/08/2014 7:55:48 AM PST · by Kaslin · 42 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 8, 2014 | Daniel Doherty
    Not that it mattered, of course. Greg Abbott absolutely routed his opponent in the general election on Tuesday night. But it is disconcerting that when a voter went to pull the lever for the governor-elect, his name was...nowhere to be found. Instead, former Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst’s name appeared, a guy who ran for a completely different office in Texas and lost in the primary: The company that supplies Bexar County with iVotronic ballot machines acknowledged Wednesday that a glitch caused an electronic ballot to display the wrong name for the Republican candidate in the race for Texas governor. A...
  • This is what a voting "glitch" actually looks like...

    11/06/2014 11:06:51 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 29 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 11-6-14 | The Looking Spoon
    This is an electronic ballot in Virginia, a couple of weeks ago there was a "glitch" on an electronic ballot in Illinois too.I said it then and I'll say it again, why are these glitches always found in favor of Democrats?Isn't it SOOOOOOOO weird?
  • New Voter Suppression Laws Could Turn Back the Clocks for Years to Come (Sore Loser Alert)

    11/05/2014 10:29:26 AM PST · by Citizen Zed · 16 replies
    Truth Out ^ | 11-5-2014 | Amy Goodman and Aaron Mate
    Earlier this year, Ben Jealous, the former head of the NAACP and current chair Southern Election Fund, put out a report showing how a targeted wave of voter registration among people of color voters could shift the balance of power in key Southern states. But these efforts have come up against a series of cumbersome voter ID laws that have made it harder for people to vote, buttressed by the U.S. Supreme Court ruling invalidating key parts of the Voting Rights Act. "The Republicans aren't doubling down on voter suppression in states they're trying to acquire," Jealous says. "They're doubling...
  • Voting Machine Disabled After Allegedly Failing to Show Greg Abbott's Name on Ballot

    11/04/2014 5:38:43 PM PST · by Nachum · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/4/14 | Kristin Tate
    Election officials in San Antonio, Texas are examining a disabled voting machine after it allegedly left Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott's name off of the ballot. Earlier on Tuesday, the machine was being utilized in Bexar County's First Chinese Baptist Church of San Antonio. Bexar County Election Administrator Jacque Callan told local media outlet KENS 5 that the machine was "experiencing issues." According to Callan, the machine has a counter which will allow election officials to determine exactly how many voters used it. At this point, there is no explanation as to how -- or why -- the glitch occurred.
  • Ten voting machines taken out of service in Anne Arundel County (15 found switching GOP to Dem)

    11/04/2014 2:38:34 PM PST · by icwhatudo · 45 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | Nov 4, 2014 | Staff Writers ElectionsLarry Hogan
    As voters across the state report voting machine irregularities this Election Day, ten machines have been taken out of service in Anne Arundel County. A handful of voters who contacted The Capital Tuesday said their votes were flipped from Republican candidates to Democrats. Another voter said his vote on a ballot question was switched. Donna Duncan, Maryland Board of Elections assistant deputy for election policy, said 34 reports of faulty voting machines had been filed statewide by early afternoon. Fifteen machines were taken out of service across the state, including the 10 in Anne Arundel County as of 4:40 p.m.
  • Man Tries to Vote for Republican Candidate on Voting Machine, But This Happened

    11/04/2014 12:53:24 PM PST · by Morgana · 11 replies
    Life News ^ | 11/4/14 | Steven Ertelt
    While polling data makes it appear pro-life Republicans will take over the Senate from pro-abortion Democrats, whether votes cast on Election Day line up with those polls in another question. And one of the worries some pro-life voters have is whether illegal voting will prevent pro-life candidates from winning. virginiaIn Virginia, early reports are showing that some voters may be having problems getting votes registered properly for the candidates they support. One news report indicates voters have experienced voting errors — including voters who say votes for a Republican candidate have been registered for his Democrat opponent. According to a...
  • VIDEO: Watch this Virginia voting machine refuse to allow a GOP vote

    11/04/2014 12:40:24 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/4/2014 | Noah Rothman
    This is the stuff of which conspiracy theories are made. This video posted by an anonymous Virginia voter suggests that he had quite a difficult time supporting the candidate of his choice: CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO Now, clearly this voting machine has nothing personal against Republicans, per se. The video shows this eager Virginia voter casting his ballot in favor of GOP Senate candidate Ed Gillespie. It does, however, seem to have a problem with 2nd Congressional District candidate Suzanne Patrick. This might be easily dismissed if it was an isolated incident, but it is not. According...
  • Calls to election judges a 'serious attempt to disrupt' voting

    11/05/2014 4:02:49 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 16 replies
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | 11-5-14 | Brian Slodysko AND MONIFA THOMAS
    barrage of automated phone calls offering false instructions to scores of election judges was "a serious attempt to disrupt" Chicago voting operations in the run-up to Tuesday’s vote, election officials said. Between Friday and Monday, an unknown number of judges — the paid partisan employees tasked with operating polling stations — received the misleading robocalls, according to the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners. “Given the level of response that we received, we suspect it was a large number of people — we don’t know how large,” Jim Allen, board spokesman, said Monday. Some of the judges received calls informing them...
  • Not everyone in New Haven may get to vote (More CT Dem trickery)

    11/04/2014 5:44:41 PM PST · by Third Person · 24 replies
    WTNH ^ | November 4th, 2014 | Jesse Gosselin
    New Haven, Conn. (WTNH) — New Haven voting officials were overwhelmed with more than 1,000 people who showed up the polls today to register to vote. Large crowds developed at several polling locations across the city, including the Edgewood School in Westville, City Hall, and the Nathan Hill School in the East Shore neighborhood. A New Haven Registrar of Voters told News 8 that crowds they never anticipated would show up on Election Day to register to vote, did show up. They said the mood was peaceful, and people were having fun, but tensions rose when the people in line...