Yep,Video: Republican Party Training ‘Poll Challengers’ In Illegal Voter Suppression
New Mexico has started its own voter purge of 177,000 people, including a voting rights activist married to a state representative. However, as the law won’t go into effect until November 2014, the local Republican Party has apparently started training “poll challengers” for this election. A hidden camera caught Pat Morlen, the vice chair of the Sandoval County Republican Party, instructing volunteer “poll challengers” to demand photo ID and force legal voters to use provisional ballots. The video, filmed by the nonprofit ProgressNow New Mexico, shows vice-chair Morlen making several claims that directly contradict New Mexico law.
That's how we all know they think Romney is losing.
There is NO voter fraud ever. It is just a ploy to keep minority and poor voters away from the poles.
LAS CRUCES — A former Sunland Park city employee has been placed on probation after pleading guilty to voter fraud charges.
Priscilla Morales, who worked as a secretary, admitted to false voting and conspiracy to commit a crime.
Prosecutors said Morales, an El Paso resident who no longer works for Sunland Park, registered to vote in Doña Ana County, and voted in Sunland Park's municipal elections on March 6.
Morales used former City Councilor Angelica Marquez's home address in Sunland Park to register for the city's elections, prosecutors said.
She entered her plea Aug. 29 in 3rd Judicial District Court in Las Cruces.
District Judge Jacinto Palomino placed Morales, 26, on 18 months of probation, with conditions that she complete 40 hours of community service, undergo drug and alcohol screening, comply with warrantless searches, and maintain full-time employment.
If Morales fails to comply with the terms of her probation, she could be resentenced, and serve up to three years in jail, according to prosecutors.
Assistant District Attorney Steven E. Blankenship said he expects to subpoena Morales to testify at Marquez's trial. Marquez, 41, is facing charges of false swearing (municipal election code) and conspiracy to commit a crime.
Marquez has two other pending criminal cases in which she is charged with extortion, conspiracy and demanding and receiving a bribe by a public official. She is accused of participating in an alleged extortion plot against former mayoral candidate Gerardo Hernandez to blackmail him with a video showing him with a topless dancer.
At least six other people are currently facing voter fraud charges related to the Sunland Park municipal elections, including former senior center director Silvia Gomez; Jesus Dario Hernandez, the former public works director; and Luz Vargas, the former director of the Sunland Park Community Library.
Vargas, 56, is scheduled to be arraigned Monday in District Court.
It would amaze you how many voters we have in Norther New Mexico over the age of 100.