Friday, March 14, 2008

When first you practice to deceive ....

Woo hoo! After all the rethuglican harping about voter fraud I've discovered it actually does exist!

And, surprise, surprise, surprise ... rethuglicans are responsible:
Ohio's revised election code includes an election falsification clause (Revised Code 3513.20), which says that if a voter who changes parties is challenged by poll workers as to the sincerity of his change of heart and also signs an affidavit stating that he supports the principles of the party to which he's changing -- when in fact he doesn't support them -- then he would be committing election falsification. Election falsification is a felony that is punishable by six to twelve months in jail and a $2,500 fine.

It's clear that cross-over voting occurred in large numbers in Ohio this year. The Ohio secretary of state's office doesn't have statistics yet on how many voters crossed parties in the primary (it's still compiling them), but the Cleveland Plain Dealer is reporting that in Cuyahoga County alone, the state's largest county, at least 16,000 Republicans switched parties for the primary.
Of course they'll never be prosecuted because IOKIYAR!

Cross posted at VidiotSpeak