Community Organizers ACORN Trying to Steal Election in Michigan

The radical left-wing ‘community organizer’ group ACORN is doing all it can to steal the presidential election in Michigan. According to the Detroit Free Press:

Several municipal clerks across the state are reporting fraudulent and duplicate voter registration applications, most of them from a nationwide community activist group working to help low- and moderate-income families.

The majority of the problem applications are coming from the group ACORN, Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, which has a large voter registration program among its many social service programs. ACORN’s Michigan branch, based in Detroit, has enrolled 200,000 voters statewide in recent months, mostly with the use of paid, part-time employees.

“There appears to be a sizeable number of duplicate and fraudulent applications,” said Kelly Chesney, spokeswoman for the Michigan Secretary of State’s Office. “And it appears to be widespread.”

Chesney said her office has had discussions with ACORN officials after local clerks reported the questionable applications to the state. Chesney said some of the applications are duplicates and some appear to be names that have been made up. The Secretary of State’s Office has turned over several of the applications to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. 

ACORN describes itself as “the nation’s largest community organization of low- and moderate-income families, working together for social justice and stronger communities.” ACORN, Sol Stern writes, “promotes a 1960s-bred agenda of anti-capitalism, central planning, victimology, and government handouts to the poor.”

Predictably, an ACORN spokesman shrugs off the reports, saying that any problems with voter registration in ACORN’s Detroit office are just honest mistakes.

Yeah, right.

Meanwhile, in other ACORN news, the group now brags that it has registered 1.1 million voters in the current election cycle. Its goal is to register 1.5 million voters this cycle.

Another community organizer, the proven liar and race-baiter Al Sharpton, loves ACORN. He praised the group for its “cutting edge” voter registration techniques.

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Matthew Vadum

The author of Subversion Inc.: How Obama’s ACORN Red Shirts are Still Terrorizing and Ripping Off American Taxpayers (WND Books, 2011), Vadum, former senior vice president at CRC, writes and speaks widely…
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