Skip to comments.He fought in World War II. He died in 2014. And he just registered to vote in Va.
Posted on 10/27/2019 10:51:55 AM PDT by MarvinStinson
FBI and local police are investigating how at least 19 dead Virginians were recently re-registered to vote.
One case came to light after relatives of a deceased man received a note congratulating him for registering, Attorney Marsha Garst said Thursday.
"His family members were very distraught," said Garst.
A clerk recognized the name of Richard Allen Claybrook Sr., who died in 2014 at age 87, because his son is a well-known local judge. She happened to recall that the judge's father had died.
"He was a retired Fairfax County elementary school principal and had fought in World War II," said his son, retired Harrisonburg General District Court Judge Richard Allen Claybrook Jr. "So our family is very disgusted that they would pick his name, because he was such a law-abiding citizen devoted to public service."
All of the forms had been submitted by a private group that was working to register voters on the campus of James Madison University, according to the Harrisonburg registrar's office. The group was not identified. No charges have been filed.
Republicans in the state House of Delegates, who in recent years have supported tighter voter ID laws, held a conference call with reporters to call attention to the investigation.
House Minority Leader David J. Toscano (D-Charlottesville) said the case was not proof of voter fraud because no one had actually managed to cast a vote in the names of the dead.
"First of all, there was no voter fraud they caught him," Toscano said. "Nobody cast a vote. There's still no evidence of that going on in the state. But there is evidence every time you turn around that the Republicans are trying to make it more difficult for citizens to vote in elections."
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Not proof of voter fraud? Okeee
Said with a straight face.
What percentage of these do they catch, hmmmm?
Was he registered as a Democrat?
Awarded the right to vote posthumously.
Having Clinton’s Bag Man as Governor has ruined my beloved Commonwealth.
Vote fraud is through the roof.
This is just the tip of the iceberg.
“House Minority Leader David J. Toscano (D-Charlottesville) said the case was not proof of voter fraud because no one had actually managed to cast a vote in the names of the dead.
“First of all, there was no voter fraud they caught him,”
A sphincter says what?
Virginia...The bastard child of Wash D.C. Totally corrupt and incorrigible.
There should be a bounty set up...$1,000 for each false voter on the rolls, and just open this up to the Virginia public. Money would have to come out of each country budget.
We need to get ready...It will be attempted massively next year....
Democrats are corrupt scum.
LMAO!...Now thats funny!!
(did you notice no mention of that in the story too?)
And that is their good points.
Id bet he ended up in a nursing home or VA facility, and the helpful workers there re-upped him.
Didn’t someone here not long ago share an obituary in which it was mentioned (jokingly) that the deceased was likely to be registered and voting as a Democrat now that they had gone to the hereafter?
MMMMkayyyyy... help me through this Democrat.
voteR fraud means you have to vote in an election for it to be voteR fraud?
Why don’t they call it voteD fraud if a person has to physically vote for it to be voteR fraud?
Filling out a fraudulent voteR registration is not voteR fraud because the person did not yet succeed to vote, correct?
If the person sets up to vote in an election with an intent to vote and signs a form fraudulently when can the person be charged?
There's still no evidence of that going on in the state.
Except for the dead guy registering.
"But there is evidence every time you turn around that the Republicans are trying to make it more difficult for citizens to vote in elections."
Especially the dead ones.
I posted first, then read the rest of the story to see if that was covered.
Not a bad guess that he was registered as a Dem, and also not a bad guess that they wouldn’t report it anyway.
Bump for later
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