Something's rotten in the state of Denmark

Thursday, December 02, 2004

Feds step in...

As this Plain Dealer article says -- and by the way, Plain Dealer ranks just below Times-Picayune as the most awesome newspaper name of all time -- after Summit County found that 4,301 of the 5,966 provisional ballots were, to their standards, valid, in a county where Kerry ended up winning 57% of the votes to Bush's 43%, the FBI is sweeping on in.

Why? Because election officials are continuing to investigate instances where as many as 20 people may have voted twice in the Nov. 2 election.

"Summit County Sheriff Drew Alexander and election officials said in separate interviews that the FBI and the U.S. attorney's office in Cleveland have joined the sheriff's probe into hundreds of irregular, or questionable, new voter registrations that were turned into the board before the election. U.S. Attorney Greg White declined to comment Wednesday."

No word on whether they think the irregular voter registrations favored Kerry or Bush, but my hunch is that given how the FBI hasn't been investigating all of these other irregularities that favored Kerry... well, y'know... but yes, irregular voter registrations should be investigated, of course.