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Kid Berwyn

(15,617 posts)
Mon Apr 25, 2022, 11:28 AM Apr 2022

Dowless, key figure in NC absentee ballot fraud probe, dies

Source: AP

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Leslie McCrae Dowless Jr., the key player in a North Carolina absentee ballot fraud probe that led to a do-over congressional election, has died.

His daughter, Andrea Dowless Heverly, wrote that her father “passed away peacefully" Sunday morning, according to a social media post. He had been diagnosed with an advanced form of lung cancer and died at his daughter's home in Bladen County, his friend Jay DeLancy told The Associated Press in a brief interview. Dowless was in his mid-60s.

The political operative was set to go on trial this summer on more than a dozen state criminal counts related to absentee ballot activities for the 2016 general election and the 2018 primary and general elections. A half-dozen others were also charged.

Witnesses told state officials that Dowless, with help of his assistants, gathered hundreds of absentee ballots from Bladen County in 2018. Those workers testified they were directed to collect blank or incomplete ballots, forge signatures on them and even fill in votes for local candidates.

Read more: https://news.yahoo.com/dowless-key-figure-nc-absentee-214601414.html?fr=sycsrp_catchall



Typical of Corporate McPravda not to mention he was working on behalf of GOP until the sixth ‘graf.
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Dowless, key figure in NC absentee ballot fraud probe, dies (Original Post) Kid Berwyn Apr 2022 OP
This asshole was collecting absentee ballots and filling them out LetMyPeopleVote Apr 2022 #1
fuck him gopiscrap Apr 2022 #2
The article further down state he was working for a Republican candidate kimbutgar Apr 2022 #3
Yeah, seems so non-partisan. maxsolomon Apr 2022 #4
They are Rebl2 Apr 2022 #12
Dead Republicons tell no tales Achilleaze Apr 2022 #5
Having damaged the country.... Turbineguy Apr 2022 #6
Should've died in prison. Qutzupalotl Apr 2022 #7
Well, shit. lastlib Apr 2022 #8
Her father "passed away peacefully" ToxMarz Apr 2022 #9
And he stole money from social security too Sucha NastyWoman Apr 2022 #10
Now doing time in election fraud hell Zambero Apr 2022 #11
POS never spent a day in jail dalton99a Apr 2022 #13

LetMyPeopleVote

(147,439 posts)
1. This asshole was collecting absentee ballots and filling them out
Mon Apr 25, 2022, 11:30 AM
Apr 2022

This is the type of ballot harvesting that is very iillegal

kimbutgar

(21,511 posts)
3. The article further down state he was working for a Republican candidate
Mon Apr 25, 2022, 11:37 AM
Apr 2022

But I wish it was in the first paragraph.

lastlib

(23,650 posts)
8. Well, shit.
Mon Apr 25, 2022, 12:39 PM
Apr 2022

He passed away peacefully.

Why couldn't he have died painfully, violently, like he deserved?

ToxMarz

(2,175 posts)
9. Her father "passed away peacefully"
Mon Apr 25, 2022, 12:50 PM
Apr 2022

in a complete contrast to the intentional havoc and chaos he sowed in life.

Zambero

(9,009 posts)
11. Now doing time in election fraud hell
Mon Apr 25, 2022, 12:57 PM
Apr 2022

Or at least he richly deserves it. Meanwhile, "election integrity!" as his fellow Republicans in state after state "fix the problem and make it all better".

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