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Ohio Vote Fraud Battle Heats Up - Blackwell Is In Deep Trouble!
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Ohio Vote Fraud Battle Heats Up
By Katherine Yurica
Dec 13, 2004, 15:56

Links to A New Affidavit From a Professional Willing to Testify
And Prima Facie Evidence of Fraud

Today Congressman John Conyers, Ranking Member, Committee on the Judiciary and Dean, Congressional Black Caucus, will hold a congressional forum in Columbus, Ohio concerning new evidence of election irregularities and fraud in Ohio.


According to Ray Beckman, a lawyer who is deeply involved in fighting election fraud, the Ohio recount team assigned to Greene County were in process of recording voting information from minority precincts, when they were stopped in mid-count by a surprise order from Secretary of State Blackwells office that made all voter records for the state of Ohio, private and no longer considered public records. According to Beckman, the Ohio Revised Code Title XXXV, Elections, Sec. 3503.26, requires all election records to be made available for public inspection and copying. Beckman said, ORC Sec. 3599.161 makes it a crime for any employee of the Board of Elections to knowingly prevent or prohibit any person from inspecting the public records filed in the office of the Board of Elections. Perhaps even more significantly, Beckman said, ORC Sec. 3599.42 clearly states: A violation of any provision of Title XXXV (35) of the Revised Code constitutes a prima facie case of election fraud within the purview of such Title.

When Kenneth Blackwell appeared for his interview with MSNBC's Keith Olbermann saying he would not interfere with the recount, (see Lisa Reins Radar) Olbermann said: As it plays into the recount though sir, are you saying that your office does not anticipate taking any steps to try to prevent a recount in Ohio?

Blackwell: No. We haven't! We've told the two officials candidates that once we certify on December 6th, they have five days to certify. I mean, to ask for a recount. Once they ask for a recount, we will provide them with a recount. And that's what I've said from the very first indication that they were interested in a recount. Once it was established that they were statewide candidates with standing, our law says that they can ask for a recount. We will regard this as yet another audit of the voting process. The reason it takes us from November the second to December the sixth to certify is because we have a very tedious, very comprehensive process where we audit by precinct, across the state, every vote that was cast to make sure that every vote that was legally cast is counted. (see Lisa Reins Radar)

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