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Thu Oct 22, 2020, 07:43 PM

Trump Supporter Arrested For Requesting Absentee Ballot For Dead Mother

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/-trump-supporter-arrested-voter-fraud-pennsylvania_n_5f91e43ec5b61c185f4848de

Although actual cases of people impersonating a registered voter in order to artificially alter vote totals are infinitesimally rare, Trump has repeatedly claimed, without evidence, that mail-in voting, which states have made more available this election cycle due to COVID-19, is a magnet for “fraud.”

But to the extent that “voter fraud” is a problem this year, Trump might want to take a closer look at his own supporters.

Robert R. Lynn, a registered Republican and Trump supporter in the battleground state of Pennsylvania, was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly requesting an absentee ballot for his mother, who died in 2015.

Lynn, 67, is a resident of Luzerne County, a largely white, working-class, political bellwether that Barack Obama won twice, but which swung hard for Trump in 2016. Lynn is being charged with voter fraud and forgery for faking his deceased mother’s signature on the absentee ballot request form.

County prosecutors have told local news outlets that it is the first case of alleged voter fraud in the county in three decades. County election authorities flagged the ballot request as suspicious in September, triggering the investigation that led to Lynn’s arrest. Lynn allegedly first denied the allegations to detectives, before admitting to the deed.

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Reply Trump Supporter Arrested For Requesting Absentee Ballot For Dead Mother (Original post)
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Response to ItsjustMe (Original post)

Thu Oct 22, 2020, 08:43 PM

1. Would ACB consider that a crime?

Would ACB consider that a crime?

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Response to keithbvadu2 (Reply #1)

Thu Oct 22, 2020, 08:58 PM

2. She doesn't deserve the abbreviation. n/t

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Response to ItsjustMe (Original post)

Fri Oct 23, 2020, 12:05 AM

3. Every case of voter fraud I've ever heard of, has been Republicans.

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Fri Oct 23, 2020, 06:48 AM

4. What? Dead people don't got no rights?

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