Skip to comments.California pays stealth Dem activists to manage ‘non-partisan’ mail-in ballots
Posted on 08/21/2020 5:40:33 PM PDT by TedMartin
As the state of California prepares to send mail-in ballots to more than 20 million registered voters ahead of the general election, concerned citizens have raised questions about the role of hired experts with ties to partisan Democratic groups.
One South Bay voter expressed her concern this week on KSCOs Charles Freedman Show after she received a letter from the Democracy Fund with details about her mail-in ballot.
The Democracy Fund, hired by Secretary of State Alex Padilla in May to oversee the mail-in ballot program in California until January 15, 2021, purports to be a non-partisan organization.
In California, the states top election monitors for the general election includes Jennifer Morrell, president of the Democracy Fund since 2018, and Noah Praetz, the former director of elections in Cook County, Illinois, which has a reputation of voter fraud going back decades.
However, the Democracy Funds primary sponsor, billionaire Pierre Omidyar, has given millions of dollars to leftist causes and media outlets and Democratic Party candidates and groups. Omidyar was one of the biggest donors to the NeverTrump Political Action Committee (PAC) during the 2016 election.
Since 2016, Omidyar, an eBay founder who attended the University of California, Berkeley, and groups associated with the Democracy Fund have given more than $700,000 to organizations opposed to the Trump campaign and administration, according to the watchdog group InfluenceWatch.org.
Moreover, Omidyar and partners have funded the left-leaning news site PolitiFact some $500,000 over a two-year span.
The Democracy Fund and Democracy Fund Voice are non-profits and as such face certain prohibitions or regulations related to political donations. However, Omidyar has donated millions to the liberal press through less constrained philanthropic organizations.
Hes personally pledged more than $250 million to First Look Media, an umbrella group that funds progressive media platforms, including ProPublica, which is connected to major Democratic political donor George Soros, a leading critic of President Trump and the Republican Party.
But even the Democracy Fund seems to be pushing the election envelope these days, so to speak. In a June blog post, fund President Joe Goldman said the foundation is no longer bipartisan but independent and advocates for an open and just democracy.
We believe a just and equitable political system must eliminate structural barriers to ensure historically excluded communities have meaningful influence in our democracy.
What that means for California voters remains to be seen. However, election observers anticipate plenty of problems. In the March primary, more than 100,000 mail-in ballots were rejected, most of them for being mailed back too late.
In general, critics of mail-in ballots have noted that logistical limitations or intentional interference with the postal service or its workers or so-called private ballot harvesters could disrupt the election.
All registered voters will be mailed a ballot no later than 29 days prior to election day, which is Tuesday, November 3rd. Early voting and in-person voting locations will also be available. Ballots may be returned by mail, in person, or to a drop box.
KSCOs Freedman vowed to take his ballot directly to the election office. Ill be damned to the darkest depths of hell before I mail in a ballot, the Navy veteran said.
Scam Scam Scam , can you say SCAM
California is irrelevant to Trump.ha
Except that some congressional districts in California are still up for grabs. Look what happened in 2016 in Orange County where Dems stole several House seats by their vote harvesting activities.
Yes - but the 5-7 Congressional seats STOLEN in CA last election through legalized vote fraud (aka “harvesting”) are SORELY missed in Washington.
Yes - but the 5-7 Congressional seats STOLEN in CA last election through legalized vote fraud (aka harvesting) are SORELY missed in Washington.
California is now a one part Demcorat state thanks to policies supported by the GOP. I wouldn’t call those seats stolen given that. The GOP is now “harvesting” the fruits of the open borders policies it supported for decades.
Um, NOTHING is non-partisan here in Commie-Fornia.
You’re right..forgot THAT
We decided to take our ballots directly to the registrar of voters rather than return by mail. At least we know it will get there, on time.
That sure sounds like illegal aliens to me.
Democrats with the help of the media will steal this election before our very eyes.
AND 2018, where pubbie seats were stolen brazenly.
California may be just onecstate but a lot of states are ramping up the scam...er...mail balloting.
I just shared the article on Facebook.
I'm moving back to South Texas the moment I can afford to retire - around the end of Pres Trump's second term (God-willing).
And I am seriously considering "ducking" the current census by not responding- so as to deny 3 warm bodies to the Democrats running this district.
A “Democracy Fund volunteer” called me a few weeks ago and suggested that if I gave him my permission, he’d send me a ballot.
I hung up on him, but if I get another call like that one, I’ll play along with him and see what happens.
I live in Jacksonville, and he was calling FRom Tallahassee.
A Democracy Fund volunteer called me a few weeks ago and suggested that if I gave him my permission, hed send me a ballot.
I hung up on him, but if I get another call like that one, Ill play along with him and see what happens.
I live in Jacksonville, and he was calling FRom Tallahassee.
A Democrat PAC out of Tally poured a huge amount of money into the GOP primary to defeat our county commissioner here in St. Johns County. They sent at least a half dozen negative ad mailers on behalf of the “conservative” challenger. The volume was amazing. One flyer every few days. More than Democrats mailed us against Trump in 2016! Sadly, it worked and the Democrat funded challenger won the GOP primary.
Who are you talking about, and can anything be done to prevent a LIEberal winning the General election?
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