Tuesday, June 5, 2012
A local political group will host a guest speaker during an event on the heated issue.
Seacoast Republican Women will host a breakfast meeting on voter fraud next week featuring a keynote address by a man who has spent several years devoted to the issue. The breakfast meeting will be held on Thursday, June 14, at 9:30 a.m. at Drift Away. The guest speaker is Ed Naile, chairman of the Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers, a taxpayer advocacy group. "Mr. Naile is the foremost authority on Voter Fraud in the State and has dedicated years in the pursuit of fraudulent voters," wrote Jo Horvath, the SRW publicity chair, in a statement. The event is $17 per person and attendees must RSVP by June 11. Reservations can be made by calling 926-4616. Checks should be sent to SRW Reservations, PO Box 495, Greenland, NH 03840. More …
Thursday, May 31, 2012
A compromise was reached today between House and Senate.
UPDATE (2:20 p.m.): House Speaker William O'Brien, R-Mont Vernon, and newly appointed House Majority Leader Pete Silva, R-Nashua, issued statements today regarding the Voter ID compromise reached with the Senate. O'Brien started by saying that the agreement shows the House and Senate's willingness for honest elections: Government integrity begins at the ballot box. New Hampshire citizens deserve the right to have their vote counted rightfully, and not diluted. This law will bring integrity to the voting system and will ensure that everyone who is a legitimate voter will have a right to vote and that those who cannot identify themselves and know they should not vote, are sent on their way. This compromise is a testimony to both the House…
Sunday, May 6, 2012
James O'Keefe said his attorney advised against appearing in person Sunday due to suggested action against him.
Conservative activist James O'Keefe spoke to a packed house of Seacoast Republicans Sunday not in person, but rather on streaming video because stepping foot in New Hampshire would trigger a criminal grand jury subpoena. O'Keefe has drawn strong praise and criticism from his investigation into voter fraud during the New Hampshire primary. O'Keefe, 27, often cited frustration Sunday during a Rye Republican Town Committee-hosted gala about being stopped from doing his job and trying to uncover "truths" about a flawed system he said is necessitating a voter identification bill. "I think it's unfortunate that we live in a country these days where public officials threaten journalists, threaten to put journalists in jail for exposing facts …
Thursday, January 12, 2012
What Lynch said last year in vetoing voter ID bill.
- Dan Tuohy
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Governor Lynch's Official Veto Message (On June 27, 2011) Regarding SB 129: "By the authority vested in me, pursuant to part II, Article 44 of the New Hampshire Constitution, on June 27, 2011, I vetoed SB 129. The right to vote is a fundamental right that is guaranteed to all citizens of this State under the United States and New Hampshire Constitutions. An eligible voter who goes to the polls to vote on Election Day should be able to have his or her vote count on Election Day. SB 129 creates a real risk that New Hampshire voters will be denied their right to vote. Voter turnout in New Hampshire is among the highest in the nation, election after election. There is no voter fraud problem in New Hampshire. We already have strong elections …