Monday, March 17, 2008

Ex-US Attorney Cites GOP Voter Abuse

By Jason Leopold
March 17, 2008

The Justice Department issued a directive to every U.S. Attorney in the country to find and prosecute cases of voter fraud in their states during the height of hotly contested elections in 2002, 2004, and 2006, even though evidence of such abuses was extremely thin or non-existent, a former federal prosecutor says in a new book.

David Iglesias, the former U.S. attorney for New Mexico, recalled receiving an e-mail in late summer 2002 from the Department of Justice suggesting "in no uncertain terms" that U.S. attorneys should immediately begin working with local and state election officials "to offer whatever assistance we could in investigating and prosecuting voter fraud cases," Iglesias writes in his forthcoming.

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1 comment:

mike39 said...

I clicked on the citation at the end of the article and got the message "www.politicaljunkiebook.con server cannot be reached." Note it is .con not .com. I googled the book and got it ok. I think its important work and deserves wider exposure. Best of luck. Mike Plunkett