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Sun Nov 11, 2012, 04:58 PM

Ohio’s GOP Secretary of State Already Has A Plan To Rig The 2016 Election For Republicans

Ohio’s GOP Secretary of State Already Has A Plan To Rig The 2016 Election For Republicans
http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2012/11/09/1169761/ohios-gop-secretary-of-state-already-has-a-plan-to-rig-the-2016-election-for-republicans/

Last year, Pennsylvania’s Republican Gov. Tom Corbett proposed rigging the Electoral College vote in his state through a plan that would have given the majority of the state’s electors to Romney even after President Obama carried the state. Under Corbett’s plan, the winner of each congressional district within Pennsylvania would receive a single electoral vote, and the overall winner of the state would receive an additional two electoral votes. Had this plan been in place last Tuesday, Mitt Romney would likely have won 13 of the state’s 20 electoral votes, despite losing the state overall by more than five points.

Corbett’s election-rigging plan died, largely because Republican members of Congress in Pennsylvania feared that it would cause the Obama campaign to shift resources into their districts and endanger their own chances of being reelected. Now, however, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted (R)– who spent much of 2012 inventing ways to prevent pro-Obama votes from being cast or counted — wants to revive this election rigging scheme. According to the Ohio political blog Plunderbund, .....

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Coyotl Nov 2012 OP
Tigress DEM Nov 2012 #1
Dark n Stormy Knight Nov 2012 #2
Coyotl Nov 2012 #3
Dark n Stormy Knight Nov 2012 #4
annabanana Nov 2012 #5

Response to Coyotl (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 05:00 PM

1. How do you recall or depose a Sec of State who is OUT OF CONTROL?

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Response to Coyotl (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 05:06 PM

2. The Republicans have no morals. Even though Corbett didn't get his way with the, electoral votes,

his underhanded gerrymandering splattered blood red all over the state map. Thieving bastards.

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Response to Dark n Stormy Knight (Reply #2)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 06:11 PM

3. This story/move will add fuel to the post-gerrymandering backlash.

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Response to Coyotl (Reply #3)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 06:47 PM

4. I really do hope so. We don't need people in power who can't get elected except by cheating.

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Response to Coyotl (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 08:04 PM

5. Big K & R to remind us to NEVER LET UP

because they sure don't!

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