Mon Jan 28, 2013, 08:56 PM
JaneyVee (9,482 posts)
Republican trying to prove how it easy it is to commit voter fraud gets arrested for voter fraud.
A Nevada Republican arrested for voter fraud in the 2012 election, after claiming she was trying to test the system's integrity, pled guilty and accepted a plea deal Thursday, forcing her to pay almost $2,500 and promise to stay out of trouble.
Roxanne Rubin, 56, a casino worker on the Las Vegas Strip, was arrested on Nov. 3, 2012 after trying to vote twice, once at her poling site in Henderson and then at a second site in Las Vegas. The poll workers at the second site said that she had already voted, but Rubin said that she hadn't and insisted on casting a ballot, which the poll workers refused to allow her to do.
Rubin said that she was trying to show how easy it would be to commit voter fraud with just a signature. "This has always been an issue with me. I just feel the system is flawed," she told the AP Thursday. "If we’re showing ID for everything else, why wouldn’t we show our ID in order to vote?”
Rubin, like many Republicans, claim that the threat from voter fraud -- which is close to non-existent -- is why voter ID laws need to be in place. But Nevada has no voter ID law -- other than for first-time voters who didn't show ID when they registered to vote -- and she was caught anyway.
The rest: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/28/roxanne-rubin_n_2566297.html
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Mon Jan 28, 2013, 11:46 PM
Scuba (43,169 posts)
3. To put this in perspective, there are more people killed in mass murders than cases of voter fraud.
Yet the Republicans only want to attack the latter.