Arrogant voter fraud practitioner gets charged

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You may recall Melowese. She did nothing wrong. But the man disagrees.


Cincinnati poll worker charged with voting half dozen times in November

By Eric Shawn
Published March 11, 2013
FoxNews.com
She admitted voting twice in the presidential election last November, and now, Obama supporter Melowese Richardson has been indicted for allegedly voting at least six times. She also is charged with illegal voting in 2008 and 2011.
The 58-year-old veteran Cincinnati poll worker, indicted Monday, faces eight counts of voter fraud. Two others, one of whom is a nun, have been charged separately.
Richardson had admitted on camera to a local TV station, "Yes, I voted twice," claiming she was concerned that her vote would not count. She also said there "was no intent on my part to commit any voter fraud."
"I'll fight it for Mr. Obama and Mr. Obama's right to sit as president of the United States," she proclaimed in the interview.
Officials charged that she voted in her own name by absentee ballot and also in person at the polls, but Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney Joseph Deters said she also is charged with voting in the name of five other people in various elections.
"This is not North Korea," Deters said in a statement announcing the indictments. "Elections are a serious business and the foundation of our democracy. In the scheme of things, individual votes may not seem important, but this could not be further from the truth. Every vote is important and every voter and candidate needs to have faith in our system. The charges today should let people know that we take this seriously."
Richardson made national headlines when the Hamilton County Board of Elections announced that it was investigating whether she voted up to half a dozen times, including on behalf of her granddaughter, India Richardson.
India told Fox News that her grandmother did indeed vote in her name, telling us that "it wasn't a big deal."
But voting twice or in another person's name is illegal.
Prosecutors say the five other people for whom Richardson cast ballots are all relatives.
Sister Marguerite Kloos also faces one count of illegal voting, for allegedly submitting an absentee ballot in the name of a fellow nun, Sister Rose Marie Hewitt, who had died before absentee ballots were sent out. She is accused of opening Sister Hewitt’s ballot, forging her signature and mailing it to the Board of Elections as a vote.
The 54-year-old Kloos has resigned as the dean of the Division of Arts and Humanities at the College of Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati, where she still serves as an associate professor of religious and pastoral studies.
Kloos was not indicted but faces what is known as an information, because her lawyer contacted prosecutors and she agreed to cooperate and plead guilty.
"As a valued member of the Mount community, our thoughts are with her during this difficult time," the college said in a written statement. "We respect her privacy and will not comment further on this matter at this time."
Russell Glassop, 75, also is charged with illegal voting. He is accused of voting on behalf of his wife, who died before election day.
But it was Richardson's case, and the possibility of repeated votes, that shocked many. She faces up to 12 years in prison if convicted. Efforts to contact her and her lawyer have been unsuccessful.
The Hamilton County Board of Elections recently held hearings on cases of possible double voting and voter fraud, part of a statewide review ordered by Secretary of State John Husted. He called on all 88 counties to review complaints of fraud, as well as voter disenfranchisement.
“Every voter must play by the rules, and if they don’t they will be held accountable,” Husted, a Republican, said in a written statement. “For voters to have confidence in our elections, we must prosecute every case of voter fraud in Ohio.”
Last month, Husted told Fox News that Richardson's case was especially troubling, because "it appears she not only attempted to vote more than once, but was actually successful at it and having those additional votes counted."
"Most attempts are caught by the system. But there are cases that do slip through, as this one does, and we need to make sure that we really send a strong message, that if you do this, you are going to be held accountable,” Husted said. “It might mean fines, it might mean jail time."
Hamilton County prosecutors are investigating three additional cases of possible voter fraud.
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/201...ged-with-voting-half-dozen-times-in-november/
 
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What a dumbass. To admit it like it's no big deal is stupid enough, but to say, "I'll fight it for Mr. Obama and Mr. Obama's right to sit as President of the United States," after being charged is beyond ridiculous. To try to spin this as some sort of racism and expect anyone to believe that Obama will be forced out of office if she's convicted is just blatant race-baiting. This dummy probably thinks Fat Albert is gonna roll into town and defend her right to break the law. Now the dumb bitch is going to lose her right to vote ever again because she tried to keep the evil white man from winning the election. I guess now she can only vote 4 times.
 

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Whew...at least be thankful it didn't happen in a swing state...







Oh.

PS - Should come as a surprise to no one...but if you take away all of the fraudulent votes on both sides and all of the votes based solely on "skin color"...me thinks Obama loses the election quite badly.
 

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At least they can't make the usual "Well, it's not actually REAL voter fraud, so what's the big deal?" claim.
 

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Since she was voting in place of other family members (i.e. all black), they would've all voted for Obama anyway. So it only makes a difference in the vote count if they were going to be shiftless and not get out to vote.
 
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Since she was voting in place of other family members (i.e. all black), they would've all voted for Obama anyway. So it only makes a difference in the vote count if they were going to be shiftless and not get out to vote.
I think that's the point--they weren't going to go out and vote so she did it for them. That also doesn't excuse mailing in an absentee ballot and then going and voting at the polling place.
 

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I think that's the point--they weren't going to go out and vote so she did it for them. That also doesn't excuse mailing in an absentee ballot and then going and voting at the polling place.

Blatant fraud needs to be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Accidental voter fraud, the vote worker needs to be prosecuted.
 
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Blatant fraud needs to be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Accidental voter fraud, the vote worker needs to be prosecuted.
She said she voted twice because she was "concerned her vote wouldn't count." She also committed voter fraud in 2008 and 2011. Nothing accidental about this case. She doesn't have the demetia excuse that 86-year old woman has in another case.
 

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She said she voted twice because she was "concerned her vote wouldn't count." She also committed voter fraud in 2008 and 2011. Nothing accidental about this case. She doesn't have the demetia excuse that 86-year old woman has in another case.

Very true. A repeat, self-admitted criminal should get uncomfortable sex prison.
 

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She said she voted twice because she was "concerned her vote wouldn't count." She also committed voter fraud in 2008 and 2011. Nothing accidental about this case. She doesn't have the demetia excuse that 86-year old woman has in another case.
She's been a poll worker since 1988 and she has committed voter fraud in every election, including school boards, pie contests, local elections and primaries. Guaranteed.
 

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Amazing. She admits to voting multiple times and yet
in her mind it was all fine and dandy. I'll bet she never
sees the inside of a jail cell.