Fake Voting Flyers Distributed to African American Voters in Texas

October 29, 2010  |  

(Alternet) — An unknown group handed out misleading fliers to voters in a primarily African American polling place in Houston, Texas, reports KTRK.  The fliers, which were handed out near an early voting location Tuesday night, claimed that “Republicans are trying to trick us” and said that voting Democrat was actually voting for Republicans.  “When you vote straight ticket Democrat, it is actually voting for Republicans and your vote doesn’t count,” says the flier. “We are urging everyone to VOTE for BILL WHITE. A VOTE for BILL WHITE is a VOTE for the ENTIRE DEMOCRATIC ticket. We have fought too hard to let Republicans use voting machines to deny us o

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