Koch-Funded Americans For Prosperity Send Dems Wrong Voter Information in Wisconsin Recall Elections

The Koch-funded right-wingers at Americans For Prosperity (AFP) have been up to their usual dirty tricks again. This time it is a blatant assault on democracy. Politico reported today that the group sent out absentee ballots for two Senate recall elections in Wisconsin to Democrats and the instructions included with the ballots listed a return date that is after the election. Classy! Politico reports:

The fliers, obtained by POLITICO, ask solidly Democratic voters to return ballots for the Aug. 9 election to the city clerk "before Aug. 11." ... The absentee trickery comes just as AFP has purchased $150,000 in ad time in Green Bay, Milwaukee and Madison to boost GOP candidates.

Outraged? Yeah, me too. Daily Kos writer Chris Bowers points out that anyone (regardless of where you live) can help out the Democratic Party in Wisconsin:

Sign up at the Democratic Party of Wisconsin's website to make phone calls to get voters accurate election information. You have to create an account to take part, but you can volunteer no matter where you live.


AlterNet / By Tara Lohan

Posted at August 1, 2011, 9:58am

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