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Shady Challengers in Philadelphia


Catching up with incidents reported this afternoon by Election Protection:

A caller from Philadelphia reported that a person claiming to be poll watcher instigated an altercation with legitimate poll watcher and the caller claimed that this was the 3rd such incident today that has taken place in the same mostly African-American community…

Poll monitors in Philadelphia reports groups of lawyers, traveling in threes, who pull voters out of line and challenge them to provide ID, but when challenged themselves, they hop into waiting cars or vans and leave. Similar activity by Republican lawyers in Philadelphia was reported in the 2002 election.

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