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When 1,099 Felons Vote In A Race Won By 312 Ballots

Mary240 Wrote: Aug 14, 2012 11:15 AM
I wouldn't be surprised if suddenly, we see a rash of Republican dead and Republican dogs on voter rolls. However, their votes will NOT be cast for a Republican, that is a given!!! The problem is that in states with open primaries, states where the Dem doesn't have anyone running against him/her in a primary, and for the general election, it doesn't matter in what party you are registered. Obama doesn't care about anyone else but himself so I suspect that a lot of new Republican registrants may be a ruse. If found to be fraudulant. it will reflect back upon the Republicans, when in fact, we had nothing to do with it. A vote is a vote, doesn't matter from which party it comes.
Mary240 Wrote: Aug 14, 2012 11:17 AM
I would be overly suspicious of a rash of new registrants happening from after the primaries this year until just before the election no matter the party!!!
In the eyes of the Obama administration, most Democratic lawmakers and left-leaning editorial pages across the country, voter fraud is a problem that doesn't exist. Allegations of fraud, they say, are little more than pretexts conjured up by Republicans to justify voter ID laws designed to suppress Democratic turnout.

That argument becomes much harder to make after reading a discussion of the 2008 Minnesota Senate race in "Who's Counting?", a new book by conservative journalist John Fund and former Bush Justice Department official Hans von Spakovsky. Although the authors cover the whole range of voter fraud issues, their chapter on Minnesota...