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Absentee Ballot Fraud Exposed: Cross-State Voting...in a Swing State

cooperster Wrote: Sep 26, 2012 10:29 PM
Why didn't the "preventing voter fraud" zealots include the absentee ballot process? Because this is a Rep'bn stronghold.
tibby2 Wrote: Sep 27, 2012 6:41 AM
I am a zealot that demands integrity in the voting process. I will never apologize or equivocate for my beliefs in this matter.

The only people who are opposed to protecting the integrity of the voting process are those that sanction fraud.
Lars795 Wrote: Sep 26, 2012 10:46 PM
Not really a stronghold, but the vast majority of true absentee ballots are military, and most, not all, military tend to vote GOP.
Richard31 Wrote: Sep 27, 2012 7:38 AM
Right. "True absentee ballots."

Absentee voting was not instituted as a convenience, but it has become so.

Military absentee voting used to be (maybe it still is) conducted just like in-person voting. You showed up at a polling place set up on your base, identified yourself, were checked off of a roll, voted, and had your ballot secured. The only difference was that your ballot had to be put in a sealed envelope with your name and permanent residence address. The ballots were then sent to the responsible authority in your State for distribution to the local ballot counting centers. No more chance for fraud than in a regular election.

Think absentee voting is free of fraud? Think again. True the Vote, a nonpartisan election integrity watchdog, released its preliminary findings, which reveal 31 instances of absentee ballot fraud in New York and Florida. In a statement released Tuesday, the organization writes:  

True The Vote began the process of identifying potential absentee voter fraud by accessing Florida’s complete voter registration roll and cross-referencing it against 10 percent of New York’s comprehensive list. Preliminary audits indicated more than one million Florida voters claimed New York mailing addresses. Over 1,700 people were found with voter registrations in both states. Today...

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