Greenville Voter Intimidation Case Thrown Out

The case of voter intimidation for a Greenville city council race is now closed.

A hearing whether three voters were forced to write in the name of Tami Locust in the District 2 race was supposed to take place this morning before the Pitt County Board of Elections.

But two of the voters didn't show up, and the third told officials this morning that he didn't know what he was signing when put his signature on the complaint.

The Board of Elections threw out all of the complaints and at this point no criminal action is anticipated.

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  • by Anonymous on Nov 29, 2011 at 11:27 AM
    The person responsible should be ashamed for using these three people to promote herself by making it appear that she was the victim. She should be made to pay for the entire process of this hearing. From my point of view, she initiated the whole incident.
  • by pookie Location: gville on Nov 29, 2011 at 09:42 AM
    All involved only interested in themselves and what they can gain personally.
  • by Evidence? Location: enc on Nov 29, 2011 at 09:24 AM
    And based on just such "cases", the GOP wants to require voter photo ID's? This is the "proof" that voter fraud is rampant? That dog don't hunt, GOP!!
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      by REM on Nov 29, 2011 at 09:45 AM in reply to Evidence?
      Voting fraud was rampant during the Obama election. Have you been living under a rock?
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        by To REM on Nov 29, 2011 at 12:08 PM in reply to REM
        You are the one who needs more "proof" regarding Cain and the women. Where is the "proof" of "rampant fraud"? What do you mean by "rampant"? Name examples of more than 100 people found guilty-remember, you said Cain had to be tried and found guilty! I am not under a rock, but you and Snake are!
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          by Obama Snake Oil Co on Nov 29, 2011 at 12:38 PM in reply to To REM
          You are right, where is the proof. In Obamas case we have ACORN which shut the doors down when they got caught. Apparently, the investigation showed and came up with witnesses but Holder would not press charges against Obama supporters. Get it? Just like the thugs in Philly toting sticks to intimidate voters, Holder gave them a pass too. See the trend? Being that you don't live under a rock you knew that right?
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          by Anon on Nov 29, 2011 at 12:44 PM in reply to To REM
          If you believe that there was no voter fraud during the Obama election with the abundance of evidence to the contrary, than yes, you do live under a rock not REM!! I bet you were one of those standing up to Clinton also, like all good little sheep did.
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          by To REM, Snake, et al on Nov 29, 2011 at 02:51 PM in reply to To REM
          I am sure you believe the lies you are telling, but Fact clearly states that ACORN nor any of its employees have been found guilty or even accused of being responsible for fraudulent votes!! Maybe if you got off those crazy Jim Crow, KKK sites, you might learn something!! On the other hand, the "journalists" who doctored film have been found guilty of fraud and had to take their "bogus" videos off the web!!
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          by REM on Nov 30, 2011 at 08:24 AM in reply to To REM
          Did you just use as a legitimate source?! LOL TOO FUNNY! So now I am a part of the KKK because I choose to NOT be blinded by liberal media? Nice try. Acorn was caught RED HANDED with voter fraud. This has been proven, and I'm not going to waste my time trying to get it through your ignorant skull. What's next, you gonna use as a source? LOL
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        by To REM on Nov 29, 2011 at 02:54 PM in reply to REM
        You call "evidence" the proven doctored video from a man who was found guilty of fraud? Yet, Cain's own lawyer will not say his affair didn't happen? Strange how you people keep trying this double standard. Americans are sick of it, sick of your lies, and sick of the "do nothing" House that the Koch brothers "bought".
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          by REM on Nov 30, 2011 at 08:25 AM in reply to To REM
          For the life of me, I can't understand why you cant get your own name on this forum. Is it because you only respond to me? Have an infatuation? The premise still stands, he hasn't been proven guilty of one single thing. Prove it.
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      by anyman on Nov 29, 2011 at 02:07 PM in reply to Evidence?
      ID's will not prevent intimidation. That is what this is about.Can you say The New Black Panthers?
  • by Harriet Location: Greenville on Nov 29, 2011 at 09:21 AM
    The three who originally entered the complaints should be made to pay the costs of the entire investigation.
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      by Anonymous on Nov 29, 2011 at 11:36 AM in reply to Harriet
      Sometimes the elderly and people that cannot read as well as maybe you and I, trust elected officials that appear to know what they are talking about. Don't blame the three people for trusting people yet being mislead to file a false complaint. It is a priviledge to be able to vote and I commend to person who tried to help them by excercising their right to vote by absentee.
  • by Russ Location: Henderson on Nov 29, 2011 at 08:54 AM
    Must have been democrats.
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      by To Russ on Nov 29, 2011 at 12:10 PM in reply to Russ
      Why democrats? It's the GOP who is trying to bring back Jim Crow laws based on their claims of voter fraud!
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        by To: To Russ on Nov 29, 2011 at 01:48 PM in reply to To Russ
        That would be because the republicans are not afraid of voter ID and there are no valid reasons not to require ID when voting. What are you afraid of? Losing elections, I am sure.
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          by To Russ on Nov 29, 2011 at 04:33 PM in reply to To: To Russ
          No, Russ, it is because those less likely to have photo ID's are the elderly and the poor-traditionally democratic voters. Any way the GOP can keep these people from voting. You see, the wealthy may have money, but there aren't as many of them to vote! Check the news-it is the Dems. who are against photo ID's -the GOP is pushing them! They have also already been caught requiring people to "pay" for them instead of giving them free the way the law states.
  • by rapper Location: wilson on Nov 29, 2011 at 08:52 AM
    Sounds like the common citizen may now be getting paid for their vote except not as much as the US congress or NC state legislators get paid for their votes .
  • by Tom on Nov 29, 2011 at 08:41 AM
    It was all a ruse to get Rose Glover's name out in the headlines before the election.
  • by Hummmmmm on Nov 29, 2011 at 07:48 AM
    Makes you wonder how much money was paid to the complaintants to keep their mouths shut.
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      by Hmmmmmmm on Nov 29, 2011 at 08:23 AM in reply to Hummmmmm
      Makes you wonder how idiotic this whole thing was. You really think they were paid off? Or, the more likely case that the claims were bogus from the very start.
  • by Seriously? on Nov 29, 2011 at 07:26 AM
    The third one who showed up should be arrested for making a false complaint if he didn't know what he was signing. Idiots.

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