If Its Republican, Its Fraud

From Green Bay Progressive:

A formal challenge to be filed later today against Republican recall petitions asks the Government Accountability Board to disqualify thousands of invalid signatures, and reject recall elections against three Democratic state senators, because widespread and systemic election fraud has tainted the entire GOP operation.

“The overwhelming evidence clearly shows a pervasive pattern of election fraud committed by the shady out-of-state organization hired by Republicans to collect recall petitions,” said Senate Democratic Leader Mark Miller.

Don’t like generalities?

Try these specifics:

Senate District 12:  Of the 534 people contacted who had signed the petition, 9.2% indicated they were misled into signing the petition or asserted they had never signed.

Affidavit of a World War II veteran from Green Bay who was misled into signing a recall petition.  Upon learning he had been duped, veteran called the sheriff to get his name removed.  When confronted, the circulator claims he will remove the name, but a later review of the petitions reveals the veteran’s name was never crossed off.

William Pocan’s forged name appears on line 10, page 362 of circulator Kevin Pursell’s petition.  As his widow Corinne Pocan’s affidavit attests, William Pocan has been deceased 20 years, although his name remains in the phone book.   Pursell circulated numerous pages.

Oh, but don’t look at any of that!

Look! Over there! Snooki is doing something stupid! You must pay attenetion to that instead!

One Response to If Its Republican, Its Fraud

  1. Megan says:

    And yet, it’s the Republicans pushing the voter ID bill here in Wisconsin, claiming that it will cut down on election fraud. Kind of a funny justification, seeing how all the acts of electoral tampering in the state that I can remember were perpetrated by the Republicans…

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