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Voter Fraud Racine

Voter Fraud Racine

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Submitted by Lou Dabbraccio1.
 
Getting people to the pollsa.
 
Get out the vote effort:
There were numerous “Get Out The
 
Vote” efforts going on in
Racine, including a major effort run from the Labor Center which utilized high schoolstudents, as well as at least one other significant independent effort.b.
 
School involvement: The student GOTV program, which previously was run under the
direct auspices of Horlick High School, this year was “run” by "Youth Empowered for the
Struggle," a youth arm of radical illegal immigrant rights group "Voces de la Frontera."Y.E.S is organized in taxpayer-funded Racine Unified public schools, with guidance fromteachers who collect a paycheck from Racine taxpayers. The largest YES group is foundin Racine Horlick High School, which is officially classified as a failing school by theWisconsin Department of Public Instruction; Despite the school's poor academicperformance, they still allowed the day before final exams to be a day of partisanpolitical activism instead of academics, by allowing students to participate in a democrataligned Get Out The Vote effort, which was focused on majority democrat wards in thecity. This activity was organized on school property, using school resources, and duringschool academic time. Students rode in vans covered in partisan political slogansexhorting people to vote for Barret, Mitchell, and Lehman, and dispatched from theLabor Center - hardly neutral political ground. Whoc.
 
Organizer intimidation: One of the adults associated with the Y.E.S. effort, a teacher atRacine Horlick High School, was reportedly cited by Racine Police for aggressively forcinghis way into an apartment building and screaming at residents to vote.2.
 
Sowing chaos at the pollsa.
 
Union presence
 –
electioneering: Occurred at virtually every polling place in the city.Numerous polling places had a major disruptive presence of union activists. These
people, in many cases clad in “blue fist” or other union attire would converge on a
polling location and attempt to influence the process there, by insidiously infiltrating thepolls. These volunteers would enter the polling place, and begin distributing drinks andfood to voters, and directing traffic at the entrance, and would progress quickly todiscussing voting with voters, and acting in a quasi-poll workers. Many attempted toprovide assistance to voters. As we have encountered this particular union tactic
 
before, and seen the kind of chaos they can create, we pushed back hard on anyoneother than voters, poll workers, and poll watchers in the polling place. We continuouslyhad to ask the CEI to ask these third parties to leave the polling place, or move beyondthe 100 foot limit in the parking lot. At Festival Hall, two union goons wearing
embroidered “Stop the War on Workers” polo shirts adorned with blue fist stickers
attempted to start an altercation when I asked them to move 100 feet from the door. Icalled the Racine Police Department and made a complaint of illegal electioneering, andasked to have the two men escorted from the entrance.b.
 
Insufficient staffing: Many polling placesc.
 
Insufficient training: Poll workers received less training than our poll watchers received.In many cases they were unfamiliar with the law, particularly with regard to same dayvoter registration. They had to be continually reminded about the standards fordocumenting residency. However, the problems encountered went far beyond thisissue. Poll watchers found Chief Election Inspectors who were mishandling ballots, whoignored challenges, who ignored blatant electioneering,d.
 
Lack of supervision: Chief Election Inspectors are supposed to know better, but inmultiple instances, we had to correct them on the conduct of their job. One, forexample, went off on his own to input absentee ballots into an electronic votingmachine, a serious breach of election integrity. Another allowed a poll worker to go off and canvass the neighborhood in search of votes. Still others neglected to expelloiterers and union organizers from the polling place, unless the city clerk was called.3.
 
Poll worker issuesa.
 
Voter registrationi.
 
Occupant: The statute provides for the use of utility bills as proof of residency,but they must obviously be addressed to the voter. Racine water bills are
addressed to “Occupant” not a specific person.
Therefore, a Racine water billcannot be used to prove residence. However, many poll workers at pollingplaces across the city were accepting this document, unless we specificallyobjected. While this resulted in no challenges and was generally dealt withinformally, the repeated nature of this issue in many cases left us with noconfidence that poll workers would disallow this document when we were notpresent.ii.
 
Failure to uphold statutory requirements for ID/residence: In many cases,unauthorized documents were accepted as proof of residence. These included junk mail and other store fliers, hospital bills, and as one poll worker insisted to
 
me, “anything with an account number.”
In reality, commercial mail, with theexception of utility bills, is not acceptable for proving residence.iii.
 
Out of district voters: The Chief Election Inspector at Humble Park, a Mr.Mosby, was prepared to allow a Sturtevant resident to vote at Humble Park. Itwas only after I pointed out that it was an entirely different municipality that hetold the voter he could not vote there. He then asked me to move so that Icould not hear or see the documentation of other voters.iv.
 
Allowed to vote 3 times: A voter at Martin Luther King Community Center wasallowed to vote three times. After being challenged on the third visit to thepolls, her ballot was flagged and the challenge logged, but the ballot was putinto the machine.v.
 
Challenge ignored : At the John Bryant Community Center, where I observed anindividual attempting to register to vote, using a handwritten tear-out rentreceipt, bearing the date 6/5/2012, to establish residency. I made a commentto the poll worker at the registration desk that the document did serve as proof of residency. The Chief Election Inspector, Lillie Cameron, heard my comment,walked over, and began to chastise me for talking to the poll worker.I told her that it was my intention to challenge the elector. She ignored mystatement. I told her, again, emphatically, that I challenged the elector. Ms.Cameron again ignored my challenge.The voter, having completed his registration, got in line to vote. I waited thereat the table, and when he reached the front of the line, I stated loudly andemphatically that I challenged the elector. Ms. Cameron, and the poll workersmade no acknowledgment of my challenge.
At that point, I began to yell “I am
challenging this elector!
You cannot give him a ballot!”
 Ms. Cameron, and the poll workers, completely ignored my challenge, andallowed the elector to receive a ballot. They blatantly and defiantly ignored mylegal right of challenge, and allowed someone to vote who had notdemonstrated, according to the requirements of the law, that they were aresident of that ward and district.b.
 
Voting Table:i.
 
Announcing the voter: In many cases, poll workers had to be repeatedlyreminded that voters were to state their name and address upon approachingthe table, and were not to be prompted by poll workers. Prompting couldfacilitate election fraud.

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This is a wonderful report. This experience and dozens like it is the reason a recount is so important! In this election year, as in 2008, The Democratic party will be doing things like this wherever possible, and people like John Peterson will be trashing truth. We must begin NOW, and be as vigilant as possible.
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You're insane and a bad loser.
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