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Franklin town clerk resigns after
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Posted By: John C, 9/14/2020 6:53:44 AM

A Massachusetts town clerk has resigned after officials in the 4th Congressional District community lost track of thousands of ballots in the primary earlier this month. Franklin Town Clerk Teresa Burr on Friday stepped down to “re-establish confidence with the voters of this community in their elections,” she wrote in her resignation letter. Two days after the Sept. 1 primary, thousands of uncounted ballots surfaced in Franklin as the 4th Congressional District remained too close to call. (Snip). Poll workers ended up counting the 3,000 ballots late into the night two days after the primary. Jake Auchincloss eventually won the Democratic primary.



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Reply 1 - Posted by: GreatGreyhounds 9/14/2020 7:08:58 AM (No. 540184)
Isn't it curious that whenever votes are 'found' the Socialist always wins? Probability suggests otherwise...
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Reply 2 - Posted by: DogFacedPonySoldier 9/14/2020 7:10:01 AM (No. 540186)
"Surfaced".... is that the new euphemism for "were found"... sort of like "reaching out" means "call you". "We're reaching out to you to see if more ballots supporting Auchincloss might have surfaced."
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Periwinkel 9/14/2020 7:20:45 AM (No. 540194)
#1 Hits the point exactly!
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Reply 4 - Posted by: F15 Gork 9/14/2020 7:22:17 AM (No. 540197)
Several hundred is a mishap - 3000 is a statistic.....or something like that.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 9/14/2020 7:45:02 AM (No. 540211)
But nothing like this could ever happen on a national level. Oh, no!
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Reply 6 - Posted by: TLCary 9/14/2020 8:01:49 AM (No. 540223)
“ re-establish confidence with the voters”? This demonstrates how voters can be disenfranchised by the thousands and no one is held accountable and punished. Just resign if you get caught. Go ahead, cuff her and perp-walk her like a dad playing catch with his son in a park without a face diaper. No? no... Not in America today.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Old Army Vet 9/14/2020 8:14:50 AM (No. 540233)
Imagine the chaos if this were to happen in November in all fifty states. That's what we are being set up for.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: PChristopher 9/14/2020 8:26:08 AM (No. 540242)
What you mean is she got caught
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Reply 9 - Posted by: lftrn97 9/14/2020 8:29:31 AM (No. 540244)
Town clerks and county election heads who for years have simply secured completed ballots from polling places and counted the relatively few absentee ballots sent in by legitimate absentees are going to be no match for Soros and Biden's riminal enterprise.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: wilarrbie 9/14/2020 8:35:20 AM (No. 540249)
WHO was handling the containers and WHY were the containers NOT accounted for? Resign? NO! Arrested and investigated is a more fitting result for vote tampering. I do not trust and I would bet she lands a nice new cushy job within party bounds for her 'sacrifice'.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Lawsy0 9/14/2020 9:13:02 AM (No. 540286)
''Jake Auchincloss eventually won the Democratic primary.'' Yeah, but it took them two days to find enough ballots to make it happen. They just shredded the left over Republican ballots.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: GO3 9/14/2020 9:25:00 AM (No. 540303)
Mishap is the new botched.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: whyyeseyec 9/14/2020 9:51:33 AM (No. 540332)
Resigning doesn't mean the practice is being discontinued, it's just being used as a distraction. Guaranteed the city put her in a new job making the same or more money.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: RuckusTom 9/14/2020 9:52:05 AM (No. 540334)
Ya see? Democrats are as pure as the wind driven snow when it comes to counting ballots. Heck, they'll even resign if the mess things up. So, rest assured. They'll be honest as Abe Lincoln on Nov. 3rd.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Maggie2u 9/14/2020 9:52:19 AM (No. 540335)
I'm wondering WHO was ahead after the polling booths closed. And if that person lost after all the 'absentee' ballots were counted exactly by how many did that person lose by?
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Reply 16 - Posted by: hershey 9/14/2020 9:57:56 AM (No. 540344)
Yep, like all the votes 'surfaced' for Franken in Minnehahaha land every time he fell behind in the vote...surfaced from car trunks, behind car seats, behind dumpsters etc etc...
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Reply 17 - Posted by: bigfatslob 9/14/2020 10:04:03 AM (No. 540360)
Unlike the hanging chad incident in Florida they also found votes for Bush not just for Gore. In this situation did all 3,000 go to Auchincloss? That's cheating at it's finest unless some votes were cast for the opponent. That should re-establish confidence for sure until Nov 3.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Strike3 9/14/2020 10:04:03 AM (No. 540361)
Shouldn't it be a federal crime to have "mishaps" while handling ballots? What if a bank clerk lost track of $3,000 dollars? I'm sure the reaction would be a little different.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: ussjimmycarter 9/14/2020 10:23:40 AM (No. 540385)
Come to Minnesota. Al Frankin was elected with "found" ballots. They were in "someone's trunk"... Pushed him over the edge! Our commie leftwing has this down to a science. This is why Trump must win in a total rout!!!
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Reply 20 - Posted by: AbingtonJim 9/14/2020 11:32:30 AM (No. 540462)
#1 It's Massachusetts! Socialists almost always win.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: mc squared 9/14/2020 11:33:27 AM (No. 540464)
Just a Dry Run.
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