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ACORN Submits 2,000 to 5,000 Fake Registration Forms in Indiana?

ACORN Watch:

More than 2,000 voter registration forms filed in northern Indiana’s Lake County by a liberal activist group this week have turned out to be bogus, election officials said Thursday.

The group — the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, or ACORN — already faces allegations of filing fraudulent voter registrations in Nevada and faces investigations in other states.

And in Lake County, home to the long-depressed steel town of Gary, the bipartisan Elections Board has stopped processing a stack of about 5,000 applications delivered just before the October 6 registration deadline after the first 2,100 turned out to be phony.

“All the signatures looked exactly the same,” Ruthann Hoagland, a Republican on the board. “Everything on the card filled out looks exactly the same.”

Drew Griffin, investigative reporter for CNN, is en fuego lately, having already turned in one of the best, fairest, and most detailed profiles of Barack Obama’s relationship with William Ayers a few days ago.


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