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Old and In the Way Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-08-11 01:54 AM
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6. I'd like to see an independent audit/polling commissioned by the DNC.
Edited on Fri Apr-08-11 01:58 AM by Old and In the Way
The Waukesha votes seem way to red when you take a cursory look at the other counties...most seem to ranger between 60/40 and 40/60 split. Dane is huge blue, but that's easily explainable. What's the "no-brainer reason for Waukesha being deep red? I'd conduct a poll of all registered voters. Ask them-

(1) Did you vote?
(2) What is your Party ID?
(3) Who did you vote for?
(4) Why did you vote for your candidate (probably a multiple choice type question).

Those that refuse to answer, assume Republican/DNV. Those that answer Democrat....ask them if they'd sign an affidavit to that effect. I see no reason why a Democrat wouldn't be happy to participate in validating the election results. I see no reason why a Republican would want to provide false information if that's going to make a stronger case for election theft. And wouldn't it be interesting if a significant % of registered Republicans signed an affidavit attesting to the fact they they voted for a Democrat? The easiest votes to steal are the votes of the people who may not be voting for their Party's candidate.

The benefits would be:

(1) It would show the DNC is really interested in protecting our franchise's right to have their vote counted.
(2) It would validate the results, in which case we can at least feel better that the system is working and that we obviously still have work to do on messaging. Or
(3) it will contradict and invalidate the results. Not legally of course, but morally. Maybe shame the guy to resign his office. And that would further underscore the image of a corrupt and unethical Party that is criminally hijacking our democracy. Might help build the case for real election reform and a possible criminal investigation. Certainly wouldn't help Republicans recruit new voters for future elections, I'd think.



PS On edit. Can you imagine how freaked out Republicans would be? How would they spin their outrage? No problem...hell, I'd offer to share the results with them.
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  -Over 18,000 votes cast in Waukesha County for ONLY Supreme Court jsamuel  Apr-08-11 01:11 AM   #0 
  - kr  rufus dog   Apr-08-11 01:14 AM   #1 
  - how do we stop this stuff from happening?!  Snoutport   Apr-08-11 01:17 AM   #2 
  - I'd like to see an independent audit/polling commissioned by the DNC.  Old and In the Way   Apr-08-11 01:54 AM   #6 
  - I'd like to know more about Waukesha County  Old and In the Way   Apr-08-11 01:25 AM   #3 
  - It is Prosser's home county.  murielm99   Apr-08-11 01:32 AM   #4 
  - Ahh that explains things  karnac   Apr-08-11 02:01 AM   #7 
  - That certainily explains a lot.  Old and In the Way   Apr-08-11 02:12 AM   #8 
  - No, it's NOT Prosser's home county. He is from Appleton. It is the...  Scuba   Apr-08-11 05:38 AM   #11 
  - I was just going to say - he's from Outagamie County  eowyn_of_rohan   Apr-08-11 06:27 AM   #12 
  - We're Sensenbrenner territory. Very red suburban Milwaukee  PeaceNikki   Apr-08-11 06:54 AM   #14 
  - Waukesha County is one of the reddest in Wisconsin  dragonlady   Apr-08-11 05:14 PM   #15 
  - I can't find the ballot, but I think there was another race that  buddysmellgood   Apr-08-11 01:38 AM   #5 
  - Man, they are barely phoning it in these days!  tavalon   Apr-08-11 04:02 AM   #9 
  - Less votes for down ballott races is the norm  Irritable Liberal   Apr-08-11 04:36 AM   #10 
     - Seems odd that people would go to the trouble of going to vote  eowyn_of_rohan   Apr-08-11 06:51 AM   #13 
 

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