Posted: 26 Oct 2008 10:30 AM CDT
A little background:
Ohio has seen an ongoing problem with people registering to vote in Ohio that were not eligible to vote in Ohio and Palestra.net has been covering this story for weeks as evidenced by the video below where prosecutor Ron O'Brien explains the situation, specifically about a number people listed at one address, registering to vote and even voting early, that were not eligible to vote.
Yesterday it was reported that after being warned by O'Brien, that violating the permanent-residency rules was a felony, Obama campaign staffers issued a letter asking the Franklin County elections board to pull their registrations and ballots from the voter rolls.
Thirteen campaign workers for Barack Obama yesterday yanked their voter registrations and ballots in Ohio after being warned by a prosecutor that temporary residents can't vote in the battleground state.
Video of the report, showing the letters, can be found at palestra.net.
Palestra.net has also received a statement from Isaac Baker, from the Obama campaign after trying to get a comment from Olivia Alair (another spokesperson who withdrew a ballot), in response:
They have also asked the Board of Elections in Franklin County about hundreds of additional names on their list of out-of-state staffers that have not withdrawn their registrations as of yet and are awaiting reply.
Posted: 26 Oct 2008 08:28 AM CDT
From Knee Deep in the Hooah! comes this:
The good news to this story is the issues are being dealt with and it looks like the ballots will be counted after all.
Posted: 25 Oct 2008 02:44 PM CDT
When Senator McCain called Senator Obama's Tax Plan, socialist, he was only partially right. Not only is his tax plan socialist, SENATOR OBAMA IS A SOCIALIST, AND THAT IS WHAT GUIDED THE CREATION OF HIS ECONOMIC PLAN.
According to its newsletter called the New Ground, Senator Barack Obama attended at least a few meetings of the Chicago Chapter of this group in 1996. And from the way he was described in the newsletter he "talked the talk" and "walked the walk"
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