Vote Today Ohio leader Tate Hausman discusses voter fraud conviction

As reported here last week, Tate Hausman co-leader of Ohio Obama get out the vote organization, Vote Today Ohio, was convicted of voter fraud. Mr. Hausman violated Ohio laws requiring new residents in the state to intend to remain in Ohio past the election. He had no intention of staying in Ohio.Mr. Hausman, a Brooklyn, New York resident, spoke to the Brooklyn Paper about the conviction in an interview published today. He says he did not understand the law.Hausman was hit with a $1,000 … [Read more...]

Obama supporters convicted of voter fraud in Ohio – an update

The New Paltz, NY Times Herald-Record has a story this morning on the conviction of Amy Little, Tate Hausman and Yolanda Hippensteele.Political organizer from New Paltz guilty of illegal votingBy Alexa JamesTimes Herald-RecordPosted: April 30, 2009 - 2:00 AMNEW PALTZ — Conspicuous political mobilizer Amy Little of New Paltz pleaded guilty Tuesday to voting illegally in Ohio during the presidential election campaign.During the race, Little worked for an independent g … [Read more...]

Obama supporters found guilty of voter fraud in Ohio

I investigated and followed this story along with Palestra through the Fall. You can get caught up quickly at this post. Months later, the three leaders of Vote Today Ohio were found guilty of voter fraud.Here is the story from the Columbus Dispatch:3 voting advocates guilty of fraudTuesday, April 28, 2009 3:33 PMBy Barbara CarmenTHE COLUMBUS DISPATCHThree staff members for Vote Today Ohio, an independent get-out-the-vote organization supporting Barack Obama, pleaded guilty in … [Read more...]

Year in review: Top ten stories of 2008

As in year's past, I have enjoyed reviewing the posts from the year and coming up with the top ten stories.1. Cancelation of the American Psychiatric Association symposium - Amidst threat of protests, the APA pressed to halt a scheduled symposium dedicated to sexual identity therapy and religious affiliation. Whipped up by a factually inaccurate article in the Gay City News, gay activists persuaded the APA leadership to pressure symposium organizers to pull the program. Gay City News later … [Read more...]

Top ten posts by number of comments and page views – 2008

Time to wrap up 2008 with a review of the stories told and topics covered. I also will give the top ten posts based on page views.By far the election was the broad topic which generated the most page views. Aside from the Berg vs. Obama thread, readers prefer to comment on the sexual identity related posts. As in past years, I will pick out my top ten themes in a later post.Top ten by number of comments (fluctuation should be minimal since most of these threads are quiet now)1. Berg … [Read more...]

Voter registration fraud indictment handed down in Ohio

This morning Franklin County (OH) Prosecutor Ron O'Brien announced the first in what will be a series of indictments of individuals for voter registration fraud. Here is the new release via Palestra.netI am wondering if the six cases referred last Friday involve these folks or this woman? … [Read more...]

Vote Today Ohio leaders withdraw their votes in Ohio

Palestra.net reporter Tiffany Wilson is reporting this morning that Amy Little, and Yolanda Hippensteele have withdrawn their votes in Ohio. Tate Hausman sought to do so but his vote had been opened and he cannot do so. He is seeking to withdraw his registration. The legal implications are unclear to me at this point. I had initially written that Hausman had withdrawn his vote but Ms. Wilson clarified in an email that Mr. Hausman's vote had been opened.Amy Little was recently fired from her … [Read more...]

More voting shenanigans in Ohio

Ohio is the heart of it all, after all.There was the nursing home case and then another nursing home case, voting twice, and more.And then of course the Vote Today Ohio business.(h/t: Charles Martin)UPDATE: Via Palestra.net, here are some Cuyahoga County ACORN mysteries. Roll the tape, Tiffany: … [Read more...]


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