Report: Obama Campaign Impersonating Election Officials
12:10 PM, Oct 3, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
A new report in the Tampa Bay Times suggests that Obama campaign staffers are impersonating election officials. The broader allegation is that Obama staffers are misleading voters.
"Pasco County Supervisor of Elections Brian Corley is warning voters about potentially misleading early voting information after his office received hundreds of inquiries from voters Tuesday wanting to cast early ballots.Early voting in Florida doesn't begin until Oct. 27 and lasts through Nov. 3. Corley traced one of the complaints to a robocall from Organizing for America, an arm of the Democratic Party," reports the Tampa Bay Times.
The report states: "This issue arose a day after Corley took a complaint from a voter about an OFA volunteer who initially said he worked for the elections office. The man told the voter there was a problem with her voter registration status, though officials confirmed her registration is fine."
Obama campaign officials tell the paper "the call refers to a program where voters can request an absentee ballot at the elections office and fill it out on the spot," the paper paraphrases.