How to Rig the Vote in Pennsylvania

  • I can only add fraudulent votes; I can’t take away legitimate ones.
  • I can only add votes by committing in person voter fraud on the day of the election.
  • The numbers in the 2016 Presidential election will more closely resemble the 2012 results vs. the 2008 results in terms of total numbers of votes.
   0.01 (5753546 + N) = N, N rounded up to the next whole number.
  • In Pennsylvania, voting takes place from 7 am to 8 pm, for a total of 13 hours. There is no early voting in PA.
  • Each Pennsylvania precinct/ward receives a poll book, which includes, the name, address, date of birth (from which I can determine age), party affiliation, and signature of the each eligible voter.
  • A fully staffed Election Board includes an odd number of poll workers, about half of which come from each of the two major parties, i.e., Election Boards are bipartisan bodies which act in a non-partisan manner.
  • It takes me 15 minutes to get through the line, sign the poll book, get a ballot, fill it out (In PA, I can fill in one oval to cast votes for all the candidates from one party), and place the ballot in the ballot box.
  • It takes another 15 minutes to get to a nearby polling place or to get back into line at the current one (more risk of getting caught) and go through the process again.
  • While the polling places in the bigger cities may be closer together, the queues might be longer, so I’ll stay with my 30 minute estimate for getting in line voting and going to the next precinct/ward regardless of location.
  • I will vote once as myself, which counts in the “before fraud” totals.
  1. I have to present myself at the polling place and state the person’s name
  2. I have to be the same gender of that person.
  3. I have to look approximately the same age as that person.
  4. The person I am impersonating must not be required to show ID (as do first time voters in that precinct/ward or inactive voters)
  5. The person I am impersonating cannot have already voted. (I get caught)
  6. The person I am impersonating will not vote later in the day or will not have already voted by absentee ballot (I may not get caught, but the fraud is exposed).
  7. No one on the Election Board knows me or the voter I am impersonating (I probably recognize about 400 of our 650 or so registered voters in my precinct).
  8. My signature has to look reasonably like the person I am impersonating (I admit, I really don’t check this too closely and a person’s signature does change over time).

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