Philadelphia intimidating voters
“And when I say ‘watch,’ you know what I’m talking about,” Trump said at a rally in August. In Pennsylvania, state officials concerned about potential intimidation or discrimination sent advisories to voters and county election officials.
“Discouraging anyone from having their voice be heard in the electoral process — whether by intimidation, suppression or deception — is absolutely unacceptable and wrong,” Pennsylvania Secretary of State Pedro A. “Any attempts to disrupt or interfere with voting by Pennsylvanians should and will be investigated and prosecuted by law enforcement.” Individuals who intimidate voters can be fined up to ,000 and face up to two years in prison, according to Pennsylvania law.
“The Election Fraud Task Force is ready to respond to whatever happens on November 8.” Both Clinton and Trump are vying for Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral votes.
The incident led to a lawsuit, but the Justice Department eventually dismissed it. ] The American Civil Liberties Union says that one example of such intimidation is aggressively questioning a voter about his or her citizenship, criminal record or other qualifications to vote. any other person for the purpose of interfering with the right of [that] person to vote or to vote as he may choose.” [Have you experienced problems voting?We have had success with this in the past.” Anglin’s army doesn’t appear to have arrived in the City Of Brotherly Love.
“These motherfuckers wouldn’t even know how to find the ghetto, and they wouldn’t know what to do when they got here,” said Richard Thomas, a 34-year-old resident of Philadelphia’s Strawberry Mansion neighborhood. ” Vocativ contacted Anglin on Tuesday morning asking if he could set us up with the brigade of bigots he claimed would be patrolling Philly. In the city’s Hartranft neighborhood there also were no reports of random racists roaming the area handing out weed and booze.Ten states have laws about guns at election polling places.