Surfaced in Idaho: "Basically, all you need to do on the day of voting is to bring in a utility bill"
UPDATE (Oct. 6, 2010) - SAN ANTONIO - KSAT abc12 - Woman, 81, Charged With Illegal Voting - Investigators said Mary Ann Comparin had about four different aliases. Comparin will be charged with illegal voting for this recent arrest.
M.E. has tried to make this clear year after year since 2006: Worst Villainy: Vote Fraud.
The admission (title) by a prosecuting attorney before the next election is incendiary. Yet, what important issue does the Idaho legislature and Meridian City Council address? Thanks to Bubblehead's The Stupid Shall Be Punished, we have a recent example.
Do not be fooled into thinking Idaho alone has been remiss and overly tolerant when it comes to voter fraud. Here is an incomplete compendium of Absentee ballot vote fraud across the country. Idaho is just one of 33 states that permit No-fault absentee voting, according to BALLOTPEDIA. Neighboring Oregon is strictly a vote-by-mail state. Hmmm! Is convenience more important than compliance? Are these what people in a democratic republic really want?
We know how important this year's midterm elections are to all sides. We also know how lightly the crime of voting more than once has been treated in practically every state.
[T]he case illustrates a "flaw in Idaho's voting system. Basically, all you need to do on the day of voting is to bring in a utility bill. Conceivably, someone could own property in five counties and vote five times. - Jim Thomas, Blaine County Prosecuting Attorney, Man pleads guilty to trying to vote twice, The Idaho Mountain Express, December 30, 2009.
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