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Thu Nov 15, 2012, 02:14 PM

Black people vote in Maine, GOP vows to get to the bottom of it

http://littlegreenfootballs.com/article/41198_Maine_GOP_Chairman_Investigates_Cases_of_Voting_While_Black

Maine Republican chairman questions black voters

Charlie Webster's claim that hundreds of unknown black people voted in rural Maine towns causes a stir, and leads one GOP strategist to call for his immediate resignation.

Maine Republican Party Chairman Charlie Webster is once again alleging possible voting irregularities, this time claiming that groups of unknown black people showed up in some rural towns to vote on Election Day.

Webster made the claim in a wide-ranging, post-election interview this week with Don Carrigan of WCSH-TV.

"In some parts of rural Maine, there were dozens, dozens of black people who came in and voted on Election Day," he said. "Everybody has a right to vote, but nobody in (these) towns knows anyone who's black. How did that happen? I don't know. We're going to find out."

When Carrigan pressed Webster on where it happened, Webster provided no specifics or proof of his claims, but said the party would investigate further.


When asked about the issue in an interview Wednesday with the Portland Press Herald, Webster again refused to provide specifics.

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Reply Black people vote in Maine, GOP vows to get to the bottom of it (Original post)
Enrique Nov 2012 OP
Pacafishmate Nov 2012 #1
uponit7771 Nov 2012 #2
Ganja Ninja Nov 2012 #3
kratos00 Nov 2012 #4

Response to Enrique (Original post)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 02:16 PM

1. At first I thought this was from the Onion.

 

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Response to Pacafishmate (Reply #1)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 02:49 PM

2. +1! Rethugs are going to run the Onion out of business

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 02:53 PM

3. Maybe it was just people in Black Face trying to mess with the GOP.

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Response to Enrique (Original post)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 02:58 PM

4. There are like 6 black people in Maine

Total. Yet this douchebag wants to investigate? From now on the Democrats should do the following, every time a wing nut calls for anything that intimidates young, hispanic or black voters the Dems should say "o.k. But only on the condition that we are also going to investigate every single absentee ballot cast as well", which should cause the Repukes to to quickly stand down.

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