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Fri Sep 28, 2012, 02:50 PM

Suspicious Voter Registration Forms Found in 10 Florida Counties

Source: Los Angeles Times

WASHINGTON Florida elections officials said Friday that at least 10 counties have identified suspicious and possibly fraudulent voter registration forms turned in by a firm working for the Republican Party of Florida, which has filed an election fraud complaint with the the state Division of Elections against its one-time consultant.

The controversy in Florida -- which began with possibly fraudulent forms that first cropped up in Palm Beach County -- has engulfed the Republican National Committee, which admitted Thursday that it urged state parties in seven swing states to hire the firm, Strategic Allied Consulting.The RNC paid the company at least $3.1 million -- routed through the state parties of Florida, Nevada, Colorado, North Carolina and Virginia -- to register voters and run get out the vote operations. Wisconsin and Ohio had not yet paid the firm for get-out-the-vote operations it was contracted to do.

The RNC severed its ties to the firm Thursday after questions arose about the work Strategic Allied did in Palm Beach County, where election officials have turned over to prosecutors 106 voter registration forms submitted by one worker, some of which contained apparent forgeries and other problems.

Now elections officials across Florida are scrutinizing voter registration forms turned into their counties on behalf of the state Republican party. The state elections division is also investigating.

Read more: http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-pn-voter-registration-florida-republicans-20120928,0,7654954.story

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Reply Suspicious Voter Registration Forms Found in 10 Florida Counties (Original post)
NightOwwl Sep 2012 OP
KansDem Sep 2012 #1
southernyankeebelle Sep 2012 #18
Warpy Sep 2012 #30
copaid Sep 2012 #32
Panasonic Sep 2012 #2
deutsey Sep 2012 #3
Stuart G Sep 2012 #4
kiri Sep 2012 #9
bluedigger Sep 2012 #14
NightOwwl Sep 2012 #13
mac56 Sep 2012 #5
mikeysnot Sep 2012 #15
winstars Sep 2012 #6
Eddie Haskell Sep 2012 #7
Brilly Sep 2012 #8
lumpy Sep 2012 #28
UCmeNdc Sep 2012 #10
crazylikafox Sep 2012 #19
tosh Sep 2012 #11
cstanleytech Sep 2012 #12
Sophiegirl Sep 2012 #16
thc420 Sep 2012 #17
GEOpix Sep 2012 #22
Cali_Democrat Sep 2012 #20
PATRICK Sep 2012 #21
muriel_volestrangler Sep 2012 #23
Coyotl Sep 2012 #24
ZX86 Sep 2012 #25
djean111 Sep 2012 #26
oldhippydude Sep 2012 #27
lumpy Sep 2012 #29
Archae Sep 2012 #31

Response to NightOwwl (Original post)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 02:55 PM

1. The real face of "voter fraud."

How these SOBs can get away with this is beyond me!

So now the GOP has:
1) voter suppression
2) voter registration fraud
3) electronic voting machines

This is your country on fascism.

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Response to KansDem (Reply #1)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 05:15 PM

18. Yes and all else fail blame the dems.

 

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Response to KansDem (Reply #1)

Sun Sep 30, 2012, 08:54 PM

30. Sproul was caught red handed in 2004

but the DOJ was so incredibly corrupt during that misadministration that he just skated with no one even asking him any impolite questions.

Maybe this time we'll put him in prison.

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Response to KansDem (Reply #1)

Sun Sep 30, 2012, 10:09 PM

32. NOT EVEN A FLORIDA BLUNDER GOING TO STOP OUR GREAT LEADER BARACK OBAMA

 

IT DON T MATTER, THIS SPECIAL TRIBUTE SONG THAT ALREADY HAS SO MUCH HISTORY WILL BRING MORE PEOPLE TO THE POLLS ESPECIALLY AFRICAN AMERICANS BECAUSE OF THE HISTORY OF THIS SONG WHICH HAS THE CHORUS "WADE IN THE WATER" IN WHICH WE CHANGE THIS FOR OUR GREAT LEADER BARACK OBAMA AND HAS HIS NAME IN THIS GREAT SPIRITUAL SONG. THEY CAN CHEAT ALL THEY WANT TO, BUT PEOPLE ARE GOING TO HAVE THIS SPECIAL SONG AND HUM THIS SONG AS THEY GO TO VOTE NOVEMBER 6, 2012. TRUST ME, THIS SONG JUST CAME OUT THE STUDIO 2 WEEKS AGO, AND ONCE PEOPLE HERE IT, ESPECIALLY AGAIN AFRICAN AMERICANS. THEY WILL RELATE TO THIS SONG LIKE BACK IN THE DAY "WE SHELL OVERCOME". TRUST ME AND LISTEN TO THE BEST CLASSY SONG FOR BARACK OBAMA CALLED "MOVING FORWARD".


PLEASE CLICK

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Response to NightOwwl (Original post)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 02:56 PM

2. Time for DoJ to intervene and remove Rick Snott from doing this shit.

 

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Response to NightOwwl (Original post)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 02:57 PM

3. I would imagine this is just the tip of the dirty iceberg

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Response to NightOwwl (Original post)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 03:05 PM

4. Isn't that what the Republicans were accusing the Democrats of??

Tell me it isn't true..Shoeless Joe...

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Response to Stuart G (Reply #4)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 03:14 PM

9. OMG Acorn again?

Shades of ACORN. Exactly what they were--mostly falsely--accused of.

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Response to kiri (Reply #9)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 04:23 PM

14. Except ACORN was an independent entity and self-reported the fraudulent activities,

Whereas Strategic Allied was a paid agent of the GOP, acting under it's authority and guidance, and the fraud was reported by third parties. Other than that, they're exactly the same.

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Response to Stuart G (Reply #4)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 03:44 PM

13. I'm sure Fox will be covering this 24/7

since they are so concerned about voter fraud. /end sarcasm

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Response to NightOwwl (Original post)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 03:05 PM

5. Amazing that the Repos are the ones I hear bitching most loudly about "voter fraud."

Actually, not so amazing.

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Response to mac56 (Reply #5)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 04:29 PM

15. engaging in voter registration fraud

to prove it exists...

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Response to NightOwwl (Original post)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 03:08 PM

6. So now election officials in all the states that these scum worked should be looking the forms over!

We can hope that all those friggin' counties in FL that we remember with horror from 2000, are now examining VR forms associated with Strategic. Maybe some Democratic or even Republican elections supervisor could bring charges right away... Not to mention the Florida Investigation Bureau or whatever its called, or the US DOJ. This could be very widespread, the tip of their iceberg and would explain the sheer arrogance of the 'pugs. This along with ID laws, along with voter purges, along with 50 years of felony convictions on as many people of color that can fit in prison, along with Diebold machines, along with thousands of teaBAGGERS challenging someones right to vote at the polling station on election day, equal us losing... I hope we are ready for this!!!

This will be tough, we have the votes, the process is fucked though...

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Response to NightOwwl (Original post)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 03:09 PM

7. This is a conspiracy, a felony, and the RNC is involved.

Every state should be checked.

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Response to NightOwwl (Original post)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 03:10 PM

8. Wowser!!!!

All I know is the world is watching and seeing how the USA is running their elections.
Not good IMO!!!

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Response to Brilly (Reply #8)

Sun Sep 30, 2012, 08:47 PM

28. Yes the world is watching while the Repub party is giving Democracy a bad name.

n

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Response to NightOwwl (Original post)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 03:15 PM

10. Subpoena these guys and get them under oath.

There is something much bigger going on here.

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Response to UCmeNdc (Reply #10)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 05:33 PM

19. And tell them to stay out of small airplanes!

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Response to NightOwwl (Original post)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 03:24 PM

11. I am glad this is getting attention.

Of course this is what I expect of reTHUGS.

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Response to NightOwwl (Original post)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 03:34 PM

12. I gotta wonder if they are doing it on purpose in order to gain support for voter ID laws.

I would not put it past them in the least to do that because when Bush got elected they seemed to have had the attitude that voter fraud wasnt an issue at all.

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Response to NightOwwl (Original post)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 04:37 PM

16. So....

When are the Dems going to mount a substantial voter freedom group to counter this illegal nonsense?

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Response to NightOwwl (Original post)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 05:07 PM

17. This is all a Repug set up...

...so that the counts won't be able to be certified after the election. They are seeding things so that they can challenge the counts in court. Notice how it's occurring in swing states? This "election" will be decided by the SCOTUS...and we all know who will be selected.

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Response to thc420 (Reply #17)

Sat Sep 29, 2012, 11:29 PM

22. It has an extra benefit

It validates the repugs calls for voter ID even they're the ones doing it.

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Response to NightOwwl (Original post)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 06:24 PM

20. K&R

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Response to NightOwwl (Original post)

Sat Sep 29, 2012, 12:19 PM

21. Past election cycles

Dems seem AWOL on vote protection and GOP tactics. 2000.

Dems Naively rely on midterm gift. 2002 etc.

2004, Kerry thinks they are somewhat prepared for the GOP to do exactly the same as they did in Florida.
Not, and the GOP in plain sight does more. Taken to the cleaners in multiple areas right up
And on to Obama with the shrug,just have to get more votes. They do, sigh of relief, though some races are lost and the margin repressed by the giveaway to the GOP Election Survival Kit.

The GOP are gifted via billionaire financed, media enabled loons with the midterm general wisdom gift. 2008.

The close thing of Obama not facing down the fraud directly, the usual outrageous media narratives.

Fraud and big money undercut by Romney deciding to make visual ads on behalf of the Obama campaign.
Now the interesting prospect of watching the proud GOP cockroaches operating desperately, uselessly, in the daylight, mostly unimpeded.

It would be finally nice if the Dem party in power were to gift themselves with up to an automatic 5% of the vote, but the real problem in the supposed naive impotence is the real thumb on the electoral scale. Big money and the party donors. Somehow this creates crippling political amateurism, and an impotence that regulation(Law) fearing corporations love beyond life itself.

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Response to NightOwwl (Original post)

Sun Sep 30, 2012, 05:37 AM

23. Kick (nt)

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Response to NightOwwl (Original post)

Sun Sep 30, 2012, 11:57 AM

24. There's a verb for this: SPROULING

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Response to NightOwwl (Original post)

Sun Sep 30, 2012, 08:22 PM

25. ACORN vs This

The difference between this and the so-called ACORN scandal is striking. The culprits in ACORN were minimum wage workers who decided on their own to create "Mickey Mouse" ghost registrants to pad their amount of people registered. The goal was to increase their personal pay. There was no attempt to affect outcomes of elections. Just a lame attempt to pilfer from the company. Wrong? Yes. A brazen attempt to subvert democracy? No.

This scandal however seems to be the polar opposite of that. While all the facts are not clear yet it appears workers have been instructed to only register Republicans. That Democratic registrants who were registered had their addresses modified. That these policies were directly paid for by the RNC.

ACORN discrepancies were flagged and reported by ACORN. There was no conspiracy to have of people show up at the polls to vote as Mickey Mouse to affect the outcome of an election. Falsifying registrants home addresses has at it's core the goal to disenfranchise legitimate voters. Refusing to register persons from selected political parties is a crime.

Somebody needs to go to jail.

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Response to NightOwwl (Original post)

Sun Sep 30, 2012, 08:29 PM

26. Worse than only registering Republicans -

is when they use registration forms to tamper with voter name, address, signature, etc. and the voter gets challenged when trying to vote. This results, at best, in a provisional ballot. A provisional ballot in Florida is a sad, easily done away with thing - shredded, thrown into a ditch, whatever. This is quite a well thought out piece of evil.

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Response to NightOwwl (Original post)

Sun Sep 30, 2012, 08:36 PM

27. i am old enough to remember

a burglary at the Democratic Headquarters in 72.... dismissed as third rate burglary attempt.. it became known as watergate...it was a drip drip drip, that became a flood..

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Response to oldhippydude (Reply #27)

Sun Sep 30, 2012, 08:50 PM

29. Dirty tricks in politics never die.

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