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100s of Pinellas voters get robocall from supervisor of elections saying Election Day is Wednesday


Hundreds of Pinellas voters get robocall from supervisor of elections saying Election Day is Wednesday

By Michael Van Sickler, Times Staff Writer
Posted: Nov 06, 2012 11:17 AM

ST. PETERSBURG — An hour after polls opened Tuesday morning, the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Office mistakenly placed hundreds — possibly thousands — of automatic calls to voters instructing them that they had until 7 p.m. Wednesday to vote.

But that is wrong. Polls close at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Any ballots turned in after that time won't be accepted.

The calls went out between 8 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. because of a glitch with the SOE's phone system. Calls were made Monday alerting voters who had requested mail ballots but had not returned them that they had until 7 p.m. "tomorrow" to get them turned in.

About 12,000 calls, however, didn't get through, said SOE spokeswoman Nancy Whitlock. They were stored in a queue and recycled Tuesday morning. The "tomorrow" in the message meant for Monday was incorrect when it was delivered.

Read more: http://www.tampabay.com/news/politics/local/article1260163.ece

Samantha Bee Signs: "Mitt's Campaign"

Judge orders partisans to stop asking voters for ID outside Homestead polling place

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Judge orders partisans to stop asking voters for ID outside Homestead polling place

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
By Adam Brandolph

Published: Tuesday, November 6, 2012, 10:32 a.m.

An Allegheny County judge on Tuesday issued an order to halt electioneering outside a polling location in Homestead.

County officials received a complaint shortly before 10 a.m. Tuesday that Republicans outside a polling location on Maple Street in Homestead were stopping people outside the polls and asking for identification.

The order states: “Individuals outside the polls are prohibited from questioning, obstructing, interrogating or asking about any form of identification and/demanding any form of identification from any prospective voter.”

Allegheny County Common Pleas Judge Guido A. DeAngelis, one of two judges overseeing Elections Court, issued the order and said such actions by partisans “could have a chilling effect” on voting.

Read more: http://triblive.com/news/adminpage/2904078-74/outside-county-identification-judge-polls-order-asking-homestead-voters-allegheny#ixzz2BSggxyhD

ROMNEY Released: FAKE-Romney-Ahead-In-OHIO Internal Polls To The British Media!!!

Did you hear the one about how the Romney campaign leaked its internal polls to the British media?

A Cincinnati.com front-page link to a chart with dummy data, created as a design template for election results, was inadvertently posted early Tuesday morning.

It purported to show early voting totals in Ohio counties. However, no votes have been counted yet – by law counting doesn't start until the polls close.

Cincinnati.com regrets the error.

The Romney campaign now saying internals attributed to their pollster Neil Newhouse showing Mitt up in Ohio, tied in WI, PA "are incorrect"
— @GlennThrush via web


WOW---Republican Voting For Obama: I think it will be a great day!!

the day! It's been a long time coming. I am going to begin by sitting
in my ladder stand behind the house hoping that the big buck will be
coming by. After a couple hours, or when I am so cold I don't think I
would have the strength to draw the bow, I will come home, eat a hearty
breakfast and the go to the poles to vote for President Obama. If there
are any undecided Facebook friends I encourage you to do likewise. And
I am a Republican. After that I will take a batch of cookies to the
Obama headquarters for the volunteers and then do canvassing for the
President. Late afternoon I have my Italian class and then home to
supper and watching the election returns with lots of texting back and
forth with my daughter who made the cookies and is having her own watch
party in Oakland. I think it will be a great day!!


Chrysler gives workers day off to vote

Source: Politico

The car company that attacked Mitt Romney for falsely claiming it was moving operations overseas is going a step further, ostensibly for President Obama.

Chrysler's vice president of design, Ralph Gilles, tweeted Tuesday that the company gave its entire work force the day off to vote. "Let's Go!" he wrote.

UAW has been a stalwart supporter of the president and Obama has campaigned heavily on his decision to bail out the auto industry, particularly in the critical swing state of Ohio, where one in eight jobs depends on the industry.

Last week, Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne pushed back on a Romney ad that asserted the company was moving Jeep manufacturing to China. Gilles also pushed back on the assertion when it was made by Donald Trump last week. Gilles tweeted Trump "you are full of ----!"

Ralph Gilles@RalphGilles
Chrysler gave its entire work force the day off to Vote Today! Let's go! #America

Read more: http://www.politico.com/politico44/2012/11/chrysler-gives-workers-day-off-to-vote-148617.html


But Mr. Romney’s chances of winning the Electoral College have slipped, and are now only about 8 percent according to the forecast model — down from about 30 percent 10 days ago.

Michelle And Barack Share A Tender Moment At His Final Rally



PA Voter Intimidation: "You are not allowed to tell people the truth and the law?"

I walked in to the polling place, which happens to be my church. I just moved back to the area in the past year, so this was my first time voting here. The process was a little new to me.

When I walked in, there were quite a few people in line, but it was moving quickly. The first person that greets everyone was a nice middle-aged woman. She hands everyone a piece of paper which is a form to fill in everyone's name. The piece of paper with the name gets handed to the people with the signature books so that it's easier for them to find the names in the book. When this woman handed me my paper, she said, "Have your photo ID ready". I looked at her and asked, "But I don't really need it, right?" She responded by saying, "I'm not allowed to say that." My response was, "You are not allowed to tell people the truth and the law?" She said, "I'm just telling you what I was told. You'll have to take it up with the people with the signature books."

I couldn't believe this was happening in my little town. I knew I was going to have to show my ID anyway because I was a first time voter at this polling station. I wasn't expecting this, though.

I've already contacted the Democratic party in my county (Lehigh), and they said my call wasn't the first one they have received with the exact same conversations taking place at other polling stations around the county. They said they are working on it.

I also tried to call 1-866-Our-Vote, but after hanging on the line for quite a while, I was eventually disconnected without ever getting to talk to anyone. Is there anything else that can be done?


Fox News sees a black man—and they're scared!

The best part? Note how that scary, scary black man intimidates the women by greeting them and holding the door. Run for your lives!

Expect more of this crap from Fox all day and all night.

Now get out and vote!
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