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Campaign calls keep coming
for ‘overseas citizens’

Union Leader [Manchester, NH], by Nancy Bean Foster

Original Article

Posted By:nhchemist, 10/29/2012 9:28:13 AM

NEW BOSTON — For Linda Shea, it was enough fielding dozens of calls every day from campaigns and pollsters leading up to an election, but when she started getting calls for people who hadn’t lived in her house for more than 20 years, she became suspicious that something was amiss. (Snip) But the Rickeys are not registered to vote in state or local elections, according to Deputy Town Clerk Cathy Strausbaugh, but they are registered to vote in federal elections. Strausbaugh said that Robert Rickey and his sons are registered as “overseas citizens,”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: balogreene, 10/29/2012 10:20:23 AM     (No. 8971284)

I don't understand keeping them on the rolls listing their old address, they don't live there. They can stay on the rolls as citizens, but don't pretend they live at someone else's house.


Reply 2 - Posted by: mickturn, 10/29/2012 10:57:55 AM     (No. 8971432)

How to stuff ballot boxes 101...perfected by Acorn (still exists but is called something else).

The Obama campaign is eyeball deep into voter fraud, count on it!


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: kiwinews, 10/29/2012 12:57:53 PM     (No. 8971907)

Now wait a minute, it's not the citizens or the Elections Board giving this woman grief, but campaigns using the voter rolls not paying attention to the overseas status and just phoning the last address listed. As someone whose work took me overseas for twenty years, I cherished my right to vote for president. Geography is no bar to patriotism.



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