Obomanation: A Political Demagogue Should Not be a Voting Commissioner

Generally when one is nominated for a commission, judgeship or other government position for a job that can stir controversy but serves the entire public, the nominee stays out of the limelight in that field.  At the very least, the nominee stays out of areas of blatant partisanship and does not use inflammatory rhetoric when one is nominated to work on a bipartisan commission. 

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Former Police Chief Pleads Guilty to Vote Fraud

Richard Toney, the former police chief of a small township in western Pennsylvania, Harmar Township, has pled guilty to violating federal election laws and soliciting absentee ballots in an effort to benefit his wife and her running mate.

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Philadelphia where Intimidation is Rewarded, Fraud Dismissed and now Election Officials Don’t Vote

Philadelphia has long been famous for problems with vote fraud and voting but it is the extremes they take it to that is noteworthy.  It is not just that they illegally bus people to vote multiple times from poll to poll.  It is not that even liberal Obama defenders such as MSNBC’s Chris Matthews admit it and dismiss it.  It is not just that voter intimidation occurs as seen in the infamous New Black Panthers Party case.  It is not that one of the intimidators gets his charges dropped for no explained reason and gets elected a local Democrat official.

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Praise for the Heritage Foundation's New Booklet: "Does Your Vote Count?"

In addition to the booklet highlighting convictions of voter fraud in a majority of states, The Heritage Foundation created a booklet entitled, “Does Your Vote Count?” This booklet has the goal of “ensuring election integrity and making sure every vote counts.”  It is important to remember that every fraudulent vote cancels a valid legal vote,effectively disenfranchising a voter.

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When “F” Stood for Freedom at the FEC

In a series of crucial votes yesterday, the Federal Election Commission defied Washington’s hyper-partisan zeitgeist and its own recent history to garner votes necessary to update its regulations and strengthen the political parties. In rulemakings concerning Citizens United v. FEC and McCutcheon v. FEC, the Commission broke longstanding deadlocks and looked to the future with an advance notice of proposed rulemaking. The Commission also approved an Advisory Opinion Request, which will allow the political parties to set up separate accounts to fund their conventions within FECA’s hard money limits.

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The EPA is "pulling" an IRS

Yet another federal agency under the Obama Administration has lost federal records – this time, the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Democrats are Losing the "War Against Voter ID"

With one month to go before the 2014 midterm elections, the Democrats are losing the “war against voter ID,” and bad. As explained by John Fund and Hans Von Spakovsky,

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ICMYI: NY Ballot Box Stuff Scheme Now Importing People from Israel

In the last two years in New York we thought we had seen it all when it comes to vote fraud but apparently not. In the tiny town of Bloomingburg, New York, voters are even coming from Israel in a scheme, in the words of a judge to “stuff the ballot box.”

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Are Californians Tiring of Liberal and Incompetent Election Administration?

The Help America Vote Act was passed in 2002.  One of its requirements was states clean up their voter rolls.  In the twelve years since then, California is the only state not to comply with this provision.  Worse, the office has languished under Democrat control where nothing is done and even the LA Times points out that there is “little urgency.”

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Another "Win" for Campaign Finance Freedom

On September 20, 2014, a Colorado District Court ruled on the pending case regarding political party contribution limits for the Colorado Republican Party’s independent expenditure committee (IEC). District Judge Robert L. McGahey, Jr. granted summary judgment for the Colorado Republican Party (CRP).

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