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Wednesday, July 01, 2020

A former judge of elections and Democratic committeeperson from South Philadelphia has pleaded guilty to accepting thousands of dollars in bribes to inflate the vote totals for three Democratic candidates for Common Pleas Court judge in 2015, and for other Democratic candidates for office in 2014 and 2016, U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain announced Thursday.

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As a Judge of Elections in So. Philadelphia I find this reprehensible. Also stupid. They know when there's more votes than there are signatures in the book.

#1 | Posted by TFDNihilist at 2020-07-01 09:21 AM | Reply

Not VOTER fraud; the fraud was in the counting.

That's an important distinction, because once again it's a case where voter ID wouldn't have addressed the actual problem.

#2 | Posted by Danforth at 2020-07-01 10:18 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

It was voter fraud as he voted multiple times himself. But I agree that voter ID wouldn't have stopped this as he was an official and had access to the machines.

#3 | Posted by TFDNihilist at 2020-07-01 12:38 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

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