More News on Republican Voter Registration Fraud in California
Brad’s Blogg continues its reporting on this story. I have reproduced the first few paragraphs here. For the full story, go to The Brad Blog (Brad has been on the program and is one of the best online reporters in the nation).
By Brad Friedman on 5/16/2012 3:39pm
The head of a firm which was paid some $50,000 by the Republican Party in Sacramento to sign up new Republican voters this year has “an extensive criminal history, including a prison sentence for stealing from a family she befriended and buying a van with funds stolen from a youth agency.”
Moreover, one of the employees that “professional con-artist” Monica Harris, the head of the GOP’s Momentum Political Services, hired to work with her at the firm, where she was paid per Republican registration, recently pleaded guilty to fraud charges in a multimillion-dollar mortgage scheme.
The growing scandal, all but ignored by those on the Right who professionally pretend that Democrats and ACORN are stealing elections, underscores yet again the extent to which the Republican Party is willing to go in order to win elections, even while falsely accusing Democrats of undermining them.
We detailed the allegations against Momentum Political Services as they emerged earlier this month, and as Sacramento Registrar Jill Lavine turned over some 7,500 registration forms her office determined to be fraudulent over to the Sec. of State’s Election Fraud Unit for investigation.
As we noted at the time, the GOP voter registration were turned in to the Sacramento Registrar’s office “with fake addresses, voter names that don’t exist, duplicate Social Security numbers, and party affiliations that seem to have been changed ‘by someone’ to Republican.”