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Voter fraud facts

NipomoOctober 16, 2012 

Re: Joetopia’s “No Voter Fraud”: Joe, get off the couch and do more research! If those students turned that research paper in for a grade, they should have gotten an “F.” Some facts:

• In August, Colorado Secretary of State’s Office sent out 4,000 letters to people on its voter rolls who are possible non-citizens ineligible to vote.

• In September, the Florida Department of State identified 198 suspected non-citizens illegally registered to vote.

• In two Ohio counties, registered voters exceed the voting-age population (Columbus Dispatch). At least one out of every five registered Ohio voters is likely ineligible to vote.

• Houston-based election integrity group True the Vote, has notified 160 counties across the nation that there are more voters on registration rolls than eligible voters in each county.

• In February, the Pew Center said it found 2.8 million people with active registrations in more than one state.

• According to Project Veritas, investigators contacted the North Carolina Board of Elections and presented it with a list of 30,000 residents who died between 2002 and 2012 and are still registered to vote. (And that’s in a state Barack Obama won by only 14,000 votes in 2008!)

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