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Sat Sep 19, 2020, 08:59 PM

Trump cultists try to block entrance to early voting site in Fairfax, Virginia













Of course, they are only "protesting" However, my understanding is that partisan political activity has to be kept so many yards away from polling places. Any VA people or lawyers know the rule ?


eta: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/19/us/politics/trump-supporters-early-voting-virginia.html

A group of Trump supporters waving campaign flags disrupted the second day of early voting in Fairfax, Va., on Saturday, chanting “four more years” as voters entered a polling location and, at one point, forming a line that voters had to walk around outside the site.

County election officials eventually were forced to open up a larger portion of the Fairfax County Government Center to allow voters to wait inside away from the Trump enthusiasts.

Election officials said that the group stayed about 100 feet from the entrance to the building and, contrary to posts on social media, were not directly blocking access to the building. But they acknowledged that some voters and polling staff members felt intimidated by what some saw as protesters.

“Citizens coming into and leaving the building did have to go by them,” Gary Scott, the general registrar of Fairfax County, said in a statement. “Those voters who were in line outside of the building were moved inside and we continued operations. Some voters, and elections staff, did feel intimidated by the crowd and we did provide escorts past the group. One of the escorts was the county executive.”

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Reply Trump cultists try to block entrance to early voting site in Fairfax, Virginia (Original post)
steve2470 Sep 19 OP
Thekaspervote Sep 19 #1
steve2470 Sep 19 #2
msongs Sep 19 #3
stillcool Sep 19 #4
steve2470 Sep 19 #5
Sapient Donkey Sep 19 #6
struggle4progress Sep 19 #7

Response to steve2470 (Original post)

Sat Sep 19, 2020, 09:03 PM

1. They moved voters inside, they moved the trumphumpers 40 ft away which is VA law

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Response to Thekaspervote (Reply #1)

Sat Sep 19, 2020, 09:05 PM

2. only 40 feet ? ok, thanks nt

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Response to steve2470 (Original post)

Sat Sep 19, 2020, 09:06 PM

3. mission accomplished. attack vote place, change behavior of voters, no arrests. a perfect

guerilla action. since there were no consequences, expect many more actions, perhaps even worse

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Response to steve2470 (Original post)

Sat Sep 19, 2020, 09:18 PM

4. Where's Roger Stone?

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Response to stillcool (Reply #4)

Sat Sep 19, 2020, 09:32 PM

5. out grifting for dollars, I am sure nt

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Response to steve2470 (Original post)

Sat Sep 19, 2020, 10:53 PM

6. Did anyone interview them to see what they claim their intent was?

I am curious how they try to rationalize this.

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Response to steve2470 (Original post)

Sat Sep 19, 2020, 11:08 PM

7. Why not just vote for the guy whose mob threatens you at the polls?

At least you know where he stands!

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