Over the weekend, Kansas voters received mysterious phone calls claiming to be informing them of the proper way to vote. The calls, which appear to be exclusive to voters within the state of Kansas, tell voters that they need to “bring their voter registration card and proof of home-ownership to the polls” when they open on Wednesday, November 3 — one day after the actual election.
Following the revelation of these robo-calls, the Kansas Democratic Party called upon the state’s attorney general to open an investigation into the group running them. On Monday, Attorney General Steve Six (D) agreed to an investigation, pointing out that in his state “misleading individuals about their vote is a felony“:
Answer by Hollea at 10:50 PM on Nov. 2, 2010
Some place had also been telling people if their house was in foreclosure they couldn't vote. I don't know where this took place. I hope everyone knows not to listen to phone calls when it comes to voting.
Answer by RyansMom001 at 3:39 PM on Nov. 2, 2010
I just LOVE that Republicans MUST be behind this charade! LOL Because, it couldn;t POSSIBLY be a prank by just a handful of people, now could it?!
And the follow up?
Seriously, if you are a registered voter and you don't know where or when to vote--when there are newspaper articles, there are billboards, their are endless commercials, people talkin about it, etc.,--then life is just something you have failed at.
Answer by LoriKeet at 4:47 PM on Nov. 2, 2010
Answer by itsallabtthem84 at 3:43 PM on Nov. 2, 2010
Answer by Mom2Just1 at 3:57 PM on Nov. 2, 2010
I found this article about homeowners that ran into foreclosure.
Answer by musicmom08 at 4:43 PM on Nov. 2, 2010
Answer by SweetLuci at 6:05 PM on Nov. 2, 2010
Is this the only question? It appears according to the Kansas AG that this isn't the case. He opened an investigation. You posted it all yourself.
I hope they are able to find the people responsible for the phone calls and prosecute them for whatever crimes they can charge them with.
Answer by QuinnMae at 4:40 PM on Nov. 2, 2010