Colorado’s Secretary of State Scott Gessler’s opponents have often dismissed his claims that voter fraud is real, but a Democratic Congressional Candidate from Maryland has proven him right. Wendy Rosen, who is challenging Republican Rep. Andy Harris for Maryland’s First Congressional District Seat, today withdrew from her Congressional race following charges that she voted in both Maryland and Florida in 2006 and 2008, according to the Baltimore Sun. In response to questions by the newspaper:
“Rosen said she did not remember how she voted. Asked if she had voted twice in the 2008 presidential primaries, she declined to comment ‘due to possible litigation.’”
She claimed that she registered to vote in Florida several years ago in order to support a “very close friend” running for the St. Petersburg City Council and to vote on local issues there.
Earlier this year,
local political hack Denver Post columnist Laura Chapin denied the existence of intentional voter fraud:
“Gessler’s office should be well-stocked with brown paper bags, because they’re hyperventilating again. Sounds like a few people moved to a neighboring state and forgot to change their address. This is not grounds for disenfranchising thousands of Colorado voters.”
But, it appears as though some measure of intent and knowledge of the laws was involved here. Looks like Chapin was wrong. Again.