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Every Bush ballot would have 38 Stealing Elections been double-punched with Gore votes too, and possibly even straight-Republican ballots would have been punched with straightDemocratic holes too. The story could only have been uncovered in a closer examination of those 19,000 overvote ballots in Palm Beach County. Statistician John Lott and other observers, curious about the Palm Beach overvote numbers, urged the media teams recounting the Florida ballots in the summer of 2001 also to examine the Palm Beach ballots to see if the alleged fraud might have occurred.
A Conflict of Visions 25 But cries for reform have been countered when the inevitable “race card” is turned up. In 1998, when House Republicans proposed to verify the citizenship of potential registrants, Representative Luis V. ” House Speaker Newt Gingrich responded by saying, “How can we cancel out an American citizen with a noncitizen and not feel that we are somehow cheating the essence of freedom in America? This bill is about citizenship. ” The lax standards for registration encouraged by the Motor Voter Law have left the voter rolls in a shambles in many states.
The ACLU argued that trying to determine whether noncitizens were voting would have a “chilling effect” on Hispanic voting. The GOP establishment has decided not to counter the Democrats’allegations of election theft but to urge everyone to move on. “People want their leaders to talk about the future,” GOP strategist Ralph Reed told the Associated Press. ” Other Republican leaders The Myth of the Stolen Election 29 say the best way to deal with issues lingering from the Florida recount is to ignore them.