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

vietnamvet Wrote: Sep 28, 2012 12:54 PM
... Uhh, one thing, though ... Don't consider fines or restrictions as punishments. If the penalty is a fine, the promoters of fraudulent voting have deep enough pockets to cover fines. A restriction of not being able to vote for (say) teo election cycles will have no effect. After all, if he voted fraudulently in the past, he is likely to ignore any restriction. Prison time gets a person's attention, and should be used in many more situations ... like employers who hire illegal aliens ...

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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