and training goals," she said. From Boss Tweed's Tammany Hall ballot box stuffing to 's notorious Box 13 in Duval County in 1948, election shenanigans and voter fraud are deeply embedded in American history. She and her husband looked after their two children and ran a successful oil field machinery business together. Her epiphany came in 2008, she says, shortly after the election of as president.
As she told the recently, "I saw our country headed in a direction that, for whatever reason it didn't hit me until 2008 this really threatens the future of our children. "She was moved to found a tea party group called the and, along with a couple of dozen other members of the group, worked as a poll watcher in the 2009 local elections. The irregularities and outright fraud she and her fellow volunteers witnessed, she said, prompted them to continue their poll watching efforts, initially in the congressional district represented by , a Democrat. Voters complained to Harris County Attorney that they felt harassed and intimidated.
"While we have found no significant valid complaint on the issue of voter fraud or dead people voting or any of the other allegations they've made," said , fTrue the Vote, now active in 30 states, was originally registered .
that photo identification will do nothing to prevent the most likely type of voter fraud, absentee and mail in balloting. Critics also suggest the issue may be more of a ploy by Republican political consultants Puma Rihanna Black interested in discouraging likely Democratic voters than a matter of pressing national concern. Insisting that voter fraud is rampant, Engelbrecht Puma Velvet Creepers Size 4
announced at a Houston summit gathering in April that True the Vote would be mobilizing a million poll watchers around the country this fall. The group may fall short of its goal. In an email last week, Engelbrecht said it wasn't possible at the moment to determine how many poll watchers her organization is training.