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NC GOP fires voter sign-up firm over Florida fraud

Source: WRAL

RALEIGH, N.C. The North Carolina Republican Party has fired a company paid to register new voters after fraudulent forms linked to the company were uncovered in Florida.

North Carolina GOP spokesman Rob Lockwood said Monday the party had terminated its relationship with Virginia-based Strategic Allied Consulting, a private company paid more than $3 million to register voters in at least seven presidential battleground states.

"We take any threat to the voting process very seriously," Lockwood said.

The State Board of Elections is also alerting county elections officials to scrutinize all new voter registrations because of fraud concerns.

Read more: http://www.wral.com/news/state/nccapitol/story/11611240/
Posted by bathroommonkey76 | Mon Oct 1, 2012, 02:23 PM (5 replies)

Not dead, but still voting

Raleigh, N.C. Carolyn Perry remembers voting in her first election. It was 1967 in Ohio, a municipal election, and she was 21 years old.

"The people at the polls introduced me and said, 'This is Carolyn and this is her first time to vote,'" recalled the retired special education teacher.

Perry, who has been registered to vote in North Carolina since at least 1975, according to election records, was dismayed to receive a letter this month from the Wake County Board of Elections suggesting she may no longer be qualified to vote because she might be dead.

"My initial reaction? I was mad as hell," Perry said Monday morning.

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Posted by bathroommonkey76 | Mon Sep 17, 2012, 02:31 PM (0 replies)
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