Cook County: Voting fraud could pose threat in Illinois Senate race

October 22, 2010 05:03

A local government in Illinois is warning about potential voting fraud in the Chicago area, noting two election voters were convicted of such fraud just last spring.

By Jonathan Strong – The Daily Caller 10-22-10


The warning, from the director of elections for Cook County, Ill., raises the prospect that voter fraud could become a potential problem in the race and contradicts Illinois Democratic Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias, who was dismissive of the issue at a recent debate.

One example in 2002 was a group of dozens of senior citizens who applied for absentee ballots, only to find out that the man who helped them apply had already cast their votes.

Calling the incident “pure Cook County,” the Chicago Sun-Times reported that when the seniors asked the man what he was doing in casting their ballots, they were told: “Don’t worry, you’re voting Democratic.”


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