Tag Archives: election fraud

NORTH CAROLINA: Hearing Set In Election Fraud Case

Raleigh’s WRAL reports: The new State Board of Elections will meet in two weeks to review evidence of alleged absentee ballot fraud in the 9th Congressional District. The five-member board, which Gov. Roy Cooper appointed last week, has set a hearing in the 9th District investigation for 10 a.m. Feb. 18. The hearing is expected to last two to three …

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North Carolina Court Refuses To Certify US House Race

The Charlotte Observer reports: The state’s investigation into election fraud by the Mark Harris campaign will continue, a judge ruled Tuesday morning. Harris is the Republican candidate who appeared to narrowly win an election for North Carolina’s 9th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in the 2018 elections. But the state has not officially certified his victory, due …

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NORTH CAROLINA: Mark Harris To Demand Election Certification From State Court, Meet With Investigators

The Charlotte Observer reports: Republican Mark Harris said Wednesday he’ll ask a Wake County Superior Court judge to certify his election in the 9th Congressional District immediately, even as a probe into alleged election fraud continues. Harris’ announcement came after North Carolina state elections officials postponed next week’s hearing into allegations of election fraud in the 9th District — and …

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Steny Hoyer: Democrats Won’t Seat NC’s Mark Harris

The Washington Post reports: Incoming House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer said Friday that Democrats next week will not seat a North Carolina Republican amid allegations of election fraud in the state’s 9th Congressional District. “Given the now well-documented election fraud that took place in NC-09, Democrats would object to any attempt by [Mark] Harris to be seated on January …

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North Carolina State Elections Board Dissolves Under Court Order, GOP Candidate Demands Certification

The New York Times reports: The North Carolina state elections board dissolved on Friday under a court order, two weeks before its much-anticipated hearing to consider evidence of possible absentee ballot fraud in the disputed November election for the Ninth District’s seat in Congress. The unwinding of the State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement is a consequence of a …

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NORTH CAROLINA: Dem Gov Vetoes Bill Requiring New Primary In US House Election Under Fraud Probe

Charlotte’s NPR affiliate reports: Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed a bill that would’ve required a new primary election in the 9th District Friday, saying it would make it harder to root out corruption in elections and campaigns. The elections bill, House Bill 1029, aimed to restore the governor’s control of the state elections board, an action Cooper was pleased by, but …

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NC State GOP Demands Certification Of US House Race Unless Evidence Shows Ballot Fraud Changed Result

Charlotte’s NPR affiliate reports: The North Carolina Republican Party says it’s “totally unacceptable” that the State Board of Elections has postponed a hearing on allegations of fraud in the 9th Congressional District until Jan. 11. The board had planned to hold a hearing on the 9th district on Friday, and had said it was mindful that the new Congress will …

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NORTH CAROLINA: Mark Harris Ordered Hiring Of Scamster Aide After Having Been Warned About Him

The Washington Post reports: North Carolina congressional candidate Mark Harris (R) directed the hiring of a campaign aide now at the center of an election-fraud investigation, according to three individuals familiar with the campaign, despite warnings that the operative may have used questionable tactics to deliver votes. Harris sought out the operative, Leslie McCrae Dowless, after losing a 2016 election …

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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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