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Response to LisaL (Reply #22)

Sun Nov 4, 2012, 05:13 AM

27. Not necessarily. There is a security envelope and a mailing envelope

It would be hard to see through both to find out who voted for whom. There is no registration by party in WA, so voter ID is guesswork based on donation records, previous doorbelling and phonebanking results, etc. Frequent voters with strong party identification have long since dropped their ballots, so the McKenna folks are targeting less committed infrequent voters.

My guess is that they will make slightly better than even guesses about party ID, target mainly people they think might be Dems, and throw all the ballots away just to make sure. In King County, it would be worth it for them to disenfranchise a few of their own in order to disenfranchise a much larger number of Democrats.

Lori Sotelo, chair of the King County Republicans, took out affidavits that hundreds of people (she swore she knew them personally) had voted in 2004 without being eligible. (This was after a Dem won the governorship by 129 votes.) These were voters registered at mail box shops and various businesses. Some were homeless--one was outed and lost his job. Some used their mailbox as their mailing address for ballots. Others lived on the premises of their businesses, a fact that Ms Richtwit could not conceive of. Some were even Republicans, but she didn't care as long as most of the people she fingered were Democrats. King County Dems were on this ASAP, and made her look like cold shit warmed over.

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