“Trust Us: Smoke Never Means Fire!”

James O’Keefe and his merry band of prankersters are able to fraudulently obtain ballots 97 percent of the time:

New York City’s Department of Investigation (DOI) has just shown how easy it is to commit voter fraud that is almost undetectable. Its undercover agents were able to obtain ballots for city elections a total of 61 times — 39 times using the names of dead people, 14 times using the names of incarcerated felons, and eight times using the names of non-residents. On only two occasions, or about 3 percent of the time, were the agents stopped by polling-place officials. In one of the two cases, an investigator was stopped only because the felon he was trying to vote in the name of was the son of the election official he was dealing with.

Clearly, O’Keefe has overstepped the bounds of…

…wait.  I said O’Keefe, didn’t I?  What did the article actually say?

The New York Department of Investigation’s report doesn’t address the serious issue of absentee-ballot fraud, where at least a paper trail to catch fraud can be created. But it does highlight a troubling case indicating that voter impersonation Chicago-style is still with us.



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4 thoughts on ““Trust Us: Smoke Never Means Fire!”

  1. It illustrates the difficulty of catching the perps….unless you screen the records and have a note for the election judges, how do you identify them? It’s not like you can go to the cemetery and pull ’em up.

  2. There was another investigation by journalists that used jury selections where the person was disqualified from serving due to being a non citizen. They matched those records with the voting records and found hundreds of names.

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