Tag Archives: election fraud

NORTH CAROLINA: Legislature Approves Bill Mandating New Primary If Second US House Election Is Held

The New York Times reports: The North Carolina Legislature on Wednesday approved a bill requiring new primary elections if the state elections board calls for a second vote of a congressional election. The measure opens the door for Republicans to consider replacing Mark Harris, their candidate in the disputed race in the Ninth Congressional District. The bill, backed by substantial …

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GOP Rep-Elect Mark Harris: I Had No Foreknowledge Of Any “Wrongdoing” But I’m Totally Up For A Do-Over

NBC News reports: The Republican candidate leading in a contested House race in North Carolina would support a new election if potential fraud altered the result, he said Friday. In a video posted to Twitter, pastor Mark Harris said his campaign is “cooperating fully” with a state board of elections investigation into alleged absentee ballot irregularities. The Republican denied having …

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NORTH CAROLINA: GOP Rep-Elect Discloses $34,000 Debt To Outfit Linked To Absentee Ballot Fraud Scandal

The New York Times reports: The congressional campaign of Mark Harris disclosed late Thursday night that it owed more than $34,000 in connection with an absentee ballot and voter turnout operation that has prompted fears of election fraud and called the North Carolina Republican’s narrow victory into question. In a filing with the Federal Election Commission, Mr. Harris’s campaign listed …

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GOP Incumbent Issued Early Warning On NC Fraud

The Washington Post reports: When GOP Rep. Robert Pittenger lost his primary by a narrow margin in May, he suspected something was amiss. The congressman turned to a group of friends and family who had gathered with him on election night at a steakhouse near Charlotte and blamed the “ballot stuffers in Bladen,” according to three people at the gathering. …

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North Carolina GOP “Open” To New US House Election

The Associated Press reports: The North Carolina Republican Party would be open to a new election if an investigation were to find a high likelihood that wrongdoing swayed the state’s unresolved congressional race, its executive director said Thursday. North Carolina GOP Executive Director Dallas Woodhouse texted a statement to The Associated Press saying that the GOP would back a new …

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House Dems May Block North Carolina GOP Rep-Elect From Taking Seat, Election Fraud Probe Widens [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Incoming House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Democrats should refuse to seat a Republican next year until questions are resolved over accusations of campaign-related fraud. Hoyer said there’s a “substantial question” surrounding the election of GOP candidate Mark Harris in North Carolina and called for a thorough investigation before Harris is sworn in. “This is a very substantial …

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MARYLAND: Appeals Court Makes It Easier To Fake Referendum Signatures

In a ruling that is already being celebrated by NOM, by a 5-2 decision the Maryland Court of Appeals has ruled that election officials may no longer contest illegible signatures on referendum petitions. The Court of Appeals this week released its reasoning behind last fall’s decision on a Montgomery County ambulance fee referendum. The court decision will affect political efforts …

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Journey Into Manhood 2010: Now With MORE Hot “Ex-Gay” Man-Rubbing!

Journey Into Manhood, the backwoods “lets hug that sweaty homo-sex outta you, dude” conference has announced its 2010 schedule. Via Christian Newswire: Surveys of past Journey Into Manhood participants indicate that four out of five men surveyed have experienced a decrease in homosexual attractions. More than half report an increase in heterosexual attractions, while nine out of 10 report a …

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Arizona GOP Accused Of Fielding Fake Green Party Candidates

Democratic Party officials in Arizona have accused the GOP of creating fake Green Party candidates in order to split the Democratic vote in November. The complaint names Rep. Jim Weiers, R-Phoenix; Steve May, a Republican candidate for the Legislature; and a House Republican staffer as complicit in an effort to register at least a half-dozen people as Green Party members …

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The Revolution Will Be Tweeted

As Andrew Sullivan has exhaustively documented over the last few days, the most fascinating aspect of the brewing revolution in Iran is the way that internet social media, particularly Twitter, has worked to unite, inform, and inspire the rebels. Twitter, the online service designed to tell the world – in 140 characters or fewer – how your day is going …

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