89-Year-Old Man Arrested In Voter Fraud Sweep

An 89-year-old Raleigh man has been arrested as part of Wake County's voter fraud sweep.

The arrest was first reported by The News & Observer of Raleigh.

Leland Duane Lewis said Wednesday that he went to an early-voting station last October and cast votes on one side of the ballot. He said he went to his regular precinct on election day, received another ballot and filled out the other side.

Lewis said he told poll workers what happened and even called the county elections office to report it. He said he never heard back until Wake County Deputy Board of Elections director Gary Sims called him because officials found he had voted twice.

Lewis was booked and released from jail on $10,000 cash bond. He has a Thursday court date.

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  • by Norman Location: NC on Aug 19, 2011 at 08:29 PM
    Voter fraud , Starts at & with voter registration fraud. That is why the US Court stopped ACORN. If you Goggle the facts Obama was their Attorney
  • by Chip Location: NC on Aug 19, 2011 at 07:30 PM
    Thanks - Allen on Aug 19, 2011 at 02:31 PM Looks like nobody can defend Obama who was in bed with ACORN. Facts are facts. Goggle the facts learn how to use your computer give it a try?
  • by Garland Location: Bath on Aug 19, 2011 at 08:18 AM
    Gene Simmons of KISS , predicts Rick Perry will be the next President. “I voted for Pres Bush. I voted for Pres Clinton. I voted for Pres Obama. The next president will be Gov Rick Perry,” Simmons broadcasted. “Gov Perry worked for Al Gore and then switched to Republican. He will be our next President. I’ve never been wrong,” Simmons wrote. Gene is counting on his record of never voting for the losing presidential candidate for his prediction Perry will win next November he says. - Yes Clifton lets see if someone can try to defend Obama , ACORN & ACORNS admits guilt in Voter Fraud. Without ACORN Obama is done. I wonder if the Democrats will ask Obama to resign. He has become a big liability to the Democratic Party and they know it.
  • by Clifton Location: Washington on Aug 19, 2011 at 07:52 AM
    Without ACORN and voter fraud. Obama will never win. The people who posted about WATERGATE. I bet you know nothing about it , it was so long ago. If you read Wolfang's post correcly he never even mentioned Watergate. Watergate was 40 some years ago and everybody involved are mostly dead by now. Lets see if anybody can defend Obama , ACORN and voter fraud. So far nobody has ever tried?
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      by Anonymous on Aug 19, 2011 at 09:37 AM in reply to Clifton
      Voter fraud=/=voter registration fraud.
  • by Ferg Location: NC on Aug 18, 2011 at 08:25 PM
    The Black Panthers at White voting pools with Baseball Bats. For the presidentual election between McCain vs Obama Is that a free election? The Obama's Justice Department also killed that federal investigation. Of the Black Pather party members. I ask why too?. I has a hint of racism.
  • by Wolfgang Location: Chocowinity,NC on Aug 18, 2011 at 07:38 PM
    Goggle the facts if you want the truth? They used to call President Nixon a crook? There’s no comparison. It’s not even close to ACORN. 'Judicial Watch ' is reporting that ACORN ' Who Obama was their attorney ' admits guilt again this month to yet another felony, in the state of Nevada: The criminal enterprise that Obama’s Justice Department refuses to investigate despite extensive evidence of fraud and corruption is guilty of a felony in yet another state. It marks the latest of many legal defeats for the Chicago-based community group known as ACORN, famous for illegal voter registration drives, embezzling federal funds and a tight knit relationship with President Obama. Last fall a federal investigation revealed that the crime-infested community organization embezzled millions of taxpayer dollars for “housing counseling” and destroyed documents to hide the fraud. The probe, conducted by the inspector general for Housing and Urban Development (HUD) also determined that ACORN violated federal laws and policies by spending its “housing counseling” funds to pay the salaries of its employees, even after they were terminated. Incredibly, the Obama Justice Department has failed to conduct a criminal probe of ACORN, which has assumed a new identity (“restructured” and “rebranded”) to shed its criminal history and keep its public funding. In fact, last spring Judicial Watch uncovered FBI records that reveal the Obama Justice Department actually killed a federal investigation of ACORN. Why?
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      by Waiting for your BS on Aug 18, 2011 at 08:38 PM in reply to Wolfgang
      Are you posting this as History Student, Obama Snake Oil, Big Red, or Anonymous? which persona are you working from tonight? Looks as if you got your handle wrong again, more like History Student, posting a subject that has nothing to do with the story line. Comparing ACORN with a 89 yr old man. We better get this stark raving mad old man off the streets ASAP.
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        by Obama Snake Oil Co on Aug 19, 2011 at 06:30 AM in reply to Waiting for your BS
        There is only one Obama Snake Oil Co....I guess when you cannot post an intelligent response...this is what you revert to. Wolfgang is right, you voted for a crook and the worst president in the history of this nation. After the "anybody but Obama" winner is in office in 2012, there will be an investigation. Of course you might be one of those that supports theives and thugs...don't know, but you post sounds like someone grasping for straws...
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          by Just saying on Aug 19, 2011 at 08:45 AM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
          I must admit I agree with WFYBS, there is a lot of similarities in the listed posters responses. I feel they are the same person also.
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          by Anonymous on Aug 19, 2011 at 09:48 AM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
          Yeah...he's the worst President in U.S. history right behind Nixon, Regan, Bush Jr, James Buchanan, Andrew Johnson, and Harding.
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      by Mark on Aug 18, 2011 at 08:45 PM in reply to Wolfgang
      So, you are telling us that ACORN is bigger than WATERGATE????Ha Ha ha, I just soiled my pants, what a Hoot. WITN, where do you get these people from, The Jerry Springer Show?
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      by Paulette on Aug 19, 2011 at 05:29 AM in reply to Wolfgang
      I think you has been writing on Glenn Becks Chalk board again. This is no way as big as Watergate and the Nixon scandal, no comparison.
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      by Anonymous on Aug 19, 2011 at 09:54 AM in reply to Wolfgang
      Apparently you don't understand that Obama doesn't actually work for ACORN, nor does ACORN work for Obama. It isn't as if Obama called up the head of ACORN and said he, go get me voters. So please, don't even compare Watergate here, as there is no logical comparison. Oh, and please stop protraying what ACORN did as voter fraud instead of what it actually was in most cases; voter regristration fraud.
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        by Allen on Aug 19, 2011 at 11:31 AM in reply to
        This might help with Obama & ACORN. In 1995, Mr. Obama was on a team of lawyers that represented Acorn in a lawsuit to compel Illinois to comply with federal laws intended to enhance access to the polls. The team also represented Equip for Equality, a group that promotes the rights of the disabled, and four individuals. Mr. Davis said that as their lawyer, Mr. Obama had “an intimate relationship” with Acorn “against the State of Illinois and the federal government.” In fact, the Justice Department was on the same side as Acorn in the lawsuit, as were other organizations, including the League of Women Voters. Those plaintiffs won the case. Mr. Davis urged reporters to question Mr. Obama about training sessions he had done for Acorn. “What were you teaching them?” Mr. Davis asked. “Were you teaching them how to evade the law?” Lewis Goldberg, a spokesman for Acorn, said Mr. Obama conducted two leadership training sessions of roughly an hour each for Acorn’s Chicago affiliate over a three-year period in the late 1990s
  • by Anonymous on Aug 18, 2011 at 03:54 PM
    He will beat the charges. I certainly hope he does.
  • by Obama Snake Oil co Location: Washington on Aug 18, 2011 at 01:10 PM
    Just one update for churches that run their buses to the polls. You could lose your tax exempt status for doing so. I heard this will be looked at in NC next go around. You have to be real carefull on how you use them as this has caught the eye of government.
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      by Anonymous on Aug 18, 2011 at 03:55 PM in reply to Obama Snake Oil co
      Remember separation of Church and State? Oviously Rick Perry never heard of it.
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        by Obama Snake Oil co on Aug 18, 2011 at 04:44 PM in reply to
        REally, what a revelation....I remember that when I vote Obama out. Thanks for telling us all.
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          by Stop living under a rock on Aug 18, 2011 at 05:40 PM in reply to Obama Snake Oil co
          I better not say to much, Your party believes in violence towards people who disagree with him. At a recent fundraising event in Iowa, Perry was asked how he feels about the Fed and chairman Ben Bernanke. ‘If this guy prints more money between now and the election, I dunno what y’all would do with him in Iowa, but we would treat him pretty ugly down in Texas. Printing more money to play politics at this particular time in American history is almost treasonous in my opinion.” And you consider him Presidential? Is there any doubt why the S&P downgraded the U S credit? With Nuts like this running around?
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          by party of nO on Aug 18, 2011 at 08:41 PM in reply to Obama Snake Oil co
          Stupid is what Stupid does.
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          by Obama Snake Oil co on Aug 19, 2011 at 06:37 AM in reply to Obama Snake Oil co
          I wonder if Perry will be that "anybody but Obama" that is already up by 50% approval in the recent polls? With the stock market plunging, unemployment rising, companies moving overseas....Obama will surely be the bottom dweller of presidents. You all didn't vote for him did ya? There is only one Obama bumper sticker left in Washington....just like Obama, rotting and fading away and it doesn't stick anymore.
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          by Anonymous on Aug 19, 2011 at 09:32 AM in reply to Obama Snake Oil co
          Yeah...becaue we really want a guy who think his state can leave the union to be President...not to mention his steller academic qualifications, like his extremely high GPA in college of 2.2.
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          by Sam on Aug 19, 2011 at 11:51 AM in reply to Obama Snake Oil co
          OSOC, as much as I want Obama out, Rick Perry is by far from one of the best challengers for the general election out there. I tend to like the policies of Chris Christie, Herman Cain, and also Ron Paul to a degree. Perry I just think would be too caught up in the corruption along with the oil industry like Bush was.
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        by John on Aug 20, 2011 at 03:08 AM in reply to
        Read the Constitution. It states the government shall not ESTABLISH a religion. And there is nothing wrong with churches bussing to a polling place. If you are all for seperation of church and state then the government needs to stop listening to people offended by "In God We Trust" on the money, and gay rights, and abortions. Bussing is getting people to the polls, not telling people how to vote. And if there is to be a seperation of church and state, then no one who is religious can run for any office, and anyone in office can not attend church. May as well become a Communist society in that case.
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      by thats whats wrong with the GOP on Aug 19, 2011 at 08:49 AM in reply to Obama Snake Oil co
      Anybody but Obama? That shows just how much thinking the GOP has put into their candidates. Dosen't mean a thing is they are as Dumb as a Rock, they will do, they are just puppets anyway.
  • by Sadly True on Aug 18, 2011 at 10:11 AM
    Acorn strikes again...
  • by Sadly True on Aug 18, 2011 at 10:10 AM
    Acorn strikes again.
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