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What is ´Ballot Harvesting,´ and How Did
California Dems Use It to Nuke the GOP?

Daily Caller, by Scott Morefield

Original Article

Posted By:MissMolly, 12/2/2018 5:15:25 AM

As the polls closed on election day last month, six California Republican House candidates, including Representatives Dana Rohrabacher, Steve Knight, and Mimi Walters, were ahead in their respective races. However, as the absentee and provisional ballots rolled in over the intervening weeks, all six lost to their Democratic opponents. The case of Korean-American GOP candidate Young Kim was one of the most prominent examples. On election night, Kim held an 8,000 vote lead over her Democratic opponent Gil Cisneros, and even attended freshman orientation in Washington, D.C. before watching her lead, and her victory, slowly evaporate over the subsequent weeks.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Beca, 12/2/2018 6:31:15 AM     (No. 11850137)

Every vote in California should be thrown out. In fact they should be thrown out of the USA

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Reply 2 - Posted by: F15 Gork, 12/2/2018 6:47:11 AM     (No. 11850143)

When your vote no longer counts, it’s game over.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: M2, 12/2/2018 6:55:45 AM     (No. 11850145)

So the Democrats are openly cheating and there’s nothing that can be done about this?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: judy, 12/2/2018 7:00:54 AM     (No. 11850148)

Don´t blame the dems they will do anything to win, blame the republicans for doing Zero! Where´s the RNC? They have millions $$$ , after all Trump raised 100 million this year.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Bur Oak, 12/2/2018 7:03:06 AM     (No. 11850149)

The election isn´t over until the Democrat candidate wins.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: StormCnter, 12/2/2018 7:04:35 AM     (No. 11850151)

You´ll go to jail for this in Texas and many other states. But it´s legal in California.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Highlander, 12/2/2018 7:13:39 AM     (No. 11850157)

Ballot harvesting = ballot box stuffing.

When the polls close, they are CLOSED! Only ballots in the box should be counted, and that’s FINAL!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Nimby, 12/2/2018 7:18:05 AM     (No. 11850161)

Ballot harvesting = ballot stuffing = cheating

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Muguy, 12/2/2018 7:27:47 AM     (No. 11850165)

Why have any LAWS at all?

The demonrat socialists allowance of ballots AFTER THE FACT means that from now on, elections are invalidated if you are not a demonrat.

Nullifying elections after the votes have been counted is ILLEGAL and means that those who voted have lost their right to participate and the the the whole process is just a joke.

So much about a just government being limited by the vote of "those governed".

Ballot "harvesting" indeed.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: pchristopher, 12/2/2018 7:57:19 AM     (No. 11850194)

California should have its statehood suspended until conservators can flush away all of the arcane BS that favors one-party rule and until they can get their financial house in order.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 12/2/2018 7:58:42 AM     (No. 11850195)

Ballot box stuffing is more like it. Ca. is more like a third World banana Republic than a State in the USA. It doesn´t even have a valid election process.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: yuban, 12/2/2018 8:45:37 AM     (No. 11850230)

#4 understands. Too bad the GOP doesn´t.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: RCFlyer98, 12/2/2018 8:53:12 AM     (No. 11850238)

If ever there is a way to cheat, lie, or steal an election, the Democrats have figured out a way to do it. "Ballot Harvesting" ballots is nuts . . . ludicrous. Your vote doesn´t count anymore.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Bubby, 12/2/2018 8:58:04 AM     (No. 11850243)

FTA "Before its passage, a group opposed to the bill wrote: “AB 1921 would allow anybody to walk into an elections office and hand over truckloads of vote by mail envelopes with ballots inside, no questions asked, no verified records kept. It amounts to an open invitation to large-scale vote buying, voter coercion, “granny farming”, and automated forgery. AB 1921 solves no problem that a simple stamp can’t solve.”"

The solution is simple require all mail in or absentee ballots must be counted and certified before the date of the election except for military ballots. Right now election night results are meaningless. Ballot harvesting gives Democrats weeks even months to continue counting ballots knowing the number needed until they win and then the counting stops. Pathetic Republicans just helplessly watch. Wonder how many illegals used their California drivers license to vote? Although the Cali licenses have language on them indicating that the card is for driving purposes only and may not be used for identification. My guess that is ignored. Democrats have perfected voting fraud to be used in the swing states in 2020 to guarantee a win in the Presidential election! What will Republicans do? Nothing their hatred of President Trump precludes any real push back on voter fraud. Pray to God I´m wrong.


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Reply 15 - Posted by: Muguy, 12/2/2018 8:59:22 AM     (No. 11850247)

#12, right on!

In case you haven´t noticed the national GOP is nothing more than a tool for the do nothing RINOcrats!

They have all sorts of things available to them to use, but they are either too lazy, too inefficient, or ONLY support the moderate RINOs who are virtually NO DIFFERENT to the demonrats

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Saraguay, 12/2/2018 9:17:09 AM     (No. 11850263)

Never, EVER, give money to the GOP. Only give to the candidate. In this case, perhaps billboards could be bought (Go Fund Me?) calling this incredible practice to light. Amazing and awful. The wonderful state of my birth is no longer.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Krause, 12/2/2018 9:24:04 AM     (No. 11850274)

This country is going to hell.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: sorosisbehindit, 12/2/2018 9:24:56 AM     (No. 11850275)

I´m a little jealous of the Afghanistan "purple ink thumb dip" voting method.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: VAfreedomluver, 12/2/2018 10:15:05 AM     (No. 11850303)

Build the wall around California, not Mexico. The Golden State is a far graver threat to the future of the USA than Mexico will ever be.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: curious1, 12/2/2018 10:18:01 AM     (No. 11850307)

Since it is legal in CA, why weren´t the pubbies doing it to match the leftards? Lazy, or wanted to lose the house?

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Reply 21 - Posted by: zoidberg, 12/2/2018 10:30:00 AM     (No. 11850316)

Somewhere, LBJ is laughing.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 12/2/2018 10:40:22 AM     (No. 11850328)

I´m having problems believing that this is legal in a Federal election. If CA wants to use this in their local election, it´s state law. Under Federal Law I would find it a problem. Take it to court.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 12/2/2018 10:43:39 AM     (No. 11850330)

Republicans have to see this stuff and plan accordingly. This sounds like a new way for voter canvassing. The Republicans can GOTV just like the Democrats. The other thing is, WHAT IS BEING DONE TO COMBAT VOTER FRAUD? In California, probably nothing. Quite likely, it is being encouraged.

There is wayyyy too much corruption in government.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: mamafrog, 12/2/2018 10:52:49 AM     (No. 11850336)

So the Democrats are identifying their voters - going out and getting mail in ballots - and bringing them in to be counted. I see no allegations that they were marking the ballots, or that the voters they collected the ballots from were illegitimate - just that the Democrats used a little known facet of the law to advantage their candidates. This same tactic is available to the Republicans to use in the next election. The Republicans got beat at the ground game and are now sore losers.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: wakeupcall, 12/2/2018 11:01:02 AM     (No. 11850342)

California is controlled by Communist democrats.

Their reward will be paid in full when the communist democrats get total control of 2/3rds of all states governments along with the federal government. That is when they will initiate the removal of about 55% of all Americans who oppose living under a Communist tyranny of America and the world. The One World Government of Communism will take control of the world and about 55% of the opposition in the remainder of the worlds population will be removed.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: bighambone, 12/2/2018 11:02:46 AM     (No. 11850344)

Paul Ryan’s comments about him being completely ignorant about so-called “ballot harvesting” just shows how stupid the Republican leadership really is. If the California Republican Party had any smarts at all, after the Democrats passed their “ballot harvesting” legislation, the California Republicans should have found some street smart people to analyze that new law and tell them what adverse impacts that they would suffer from such a law. Common sense will tell you that the California Democrats never would have passed such a law that in reality allows outright fraud, if they ever thought that it would benefit the Republicans.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 12/2/2018 11:49:30 AM     (No. 11850368)

When Mexico takes over California the government can only be an improvement.
If this is done in a national federal election California should be considered null and void if this is procedure. On a state level, Meh.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Fat Elvis, 12/2/2018 12:00:41 PM     (No. 11850379)

And as usual, the republicans just rolled over and took it. No lawsuits, no investigations. And the dems will do it again.
Cowards

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Reply 29 - Posted by: mike22, 12/2/2018 2:37:22 PM     (No. 11850513)

if you haven´t seen allegations of cheating you haven´t been paying attention:

"Election fraud scheme on L.A.´s skid row got homeless to sign fake names for cigarettes and cash, D.A. says:"

https://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-skid-row-voter-fraud-20181120-story.html



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In another revealing man-on-the-street video by Campus Reform, students who back a petition demanding the removal of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas´s name from a campus building are asked to explain why they so passionately support the effort. "I don´t know" becomes a familiar refrain. In October, students at the Savannah College of Art and Design launched a petition calling for the removal of the name of "anti-woman" Justice Thomas, a native of Savannah who happens to be a conservative, from one of the campus buildings. Campus Reform notes that the petition has managed to rack up over 2,000 signatures


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