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alp227

(32,113 posts)
Sat Apr 19, 2014, 12:55 AM Apr 2014

Undocumented immigrant charged with voter fraud awaits extradition

Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

CARSON CITY — An undocumented immigrant who registered to vote under a false name and cast ballots in the 2008 and 2010 Nevada elections is in custody in California and faces extradition to Nevada to face two felony charges.

She registered as a Republican, but it is unknown which candidates she voted for or if her voting affected any close votes.

Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller says the case ultimately demonstrates the integrity and security of Nevada’s elections process.

“As we’ve demonstrated in past cases of elections violations, this type of fraud demands the most zealous prosecution,” Miller said. “There is no reason to believe that this type of fraud is widespread, however; one of the reasons that it isn’t widespread is our proactive approach to enforcing the laws that ensure the integrity of our elections system.

Read more: http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/undocumented-immigrant-charged-voter-fraud-awaits-extradition



"She registered as a Republican" <--and watch right wing heads EXPLODE at this idea.
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Iliyah

(25,111 posts)
1. No worries, gopers will claim liberal media
Sat Apr 19, 2014, 01:40 AM
Apr 2014

and "fact" that she's a Dem., and of course corporate media will verify same.

Enrique

(27,461 posts)
4. and the facts support you
Sat Apr 19, 2014, 07:35 AM
Apr 2014

incidents like this are rare, though we can expect the GOP to latch onto this to make their case.

Turbineguy

(37,458 posts)
5. Republicans need
Sat Apr 19, 2014, 11:52 AM
Apr 2014

all the voter fraud help they can get. Ironically, in this case their voter suppression would cancel this out.

hughee99

(16,113 posts)
6. Nevada has a closed primary. If she wanted to vote in the repuke primary
Sat Apr 19, 2014, 11:57 AM
Apr 2014

she would have registered as a repuke. If I recall correctly, whenever one side has a "sure thing" candidate, there are some who encourage people to switch parties for the primary and fuck with the other side's candidate to improve their match up in the general election. I'm not saying she's not really a repuke, but registering as a repuke doesn't mean much.

reACTIONary

(5,801 posts)
8. No estoy seguro....
Sun Apr 20, 2014, 10:16 AM
Apr 2014

No estoy seguro, pero hay muchas posibilidades. Una de ellas es que un ilegal puede haber sido residente de tiempo suficiente para sentirse integrado con la comunidad y quieren votar al igual que cualquier poder ciudadano. Otra es que las elecciones locales pueden tener un impacto significativo en un residente, independientemente de alegence mayor o interés.

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Sunlei

(22,651 posts)
13. probably some republican campaign worker, who they made vote during their work shift.
Sun Apr 20, 2014, 01:30 PM
Apr 2014

I know plenty of 'undocumented' persons who work.

Sunlei

(22,651 posts)
12. wonder how many millions Rs spent to find this one lone 'undocumented' person
Sun Apr 20, 2014, 01:13 PM
Apr 2014

a republican voter? one would think undocumented persons would avoid detection and not try to vote. Especially with the republican anti-voter and anti-Mexican- hunts ongoing.

romney drops even closer to the magic-pants, 47% number /laughs number dropped to 47.2 now.

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