• Petitioned Commonwealth of Massachusetts Election Division

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Commonwealth of Massachusetts Election Division

Determine whether Mitt Romney committed voter fraud in the 2010 election

    1. Petition by

      Mitch Trachtenberg

      Trinidad, CO

In June 2011, Republican Presidential candidate Fred Karger presented evidence that Mitt Romney voted illegally in Massachusetts after having moved out of state.

The Karger allegations were presented in an article in Mother Jones magazine, and Karger was interviewed on the Rachel Maddow television show.

Brian McNiff of the Massachusetts Secretary of State's Election Division was quoted soon afterward in The Daily Caller as saying there would be no investigation. Confusingly, Mr. McNiff indicated that the matter had been adjudicated eight years earlier, in 2002.

Voter fraud carries a serious penalty in Massachusetts, up to five years imprisonment. The charges should be formally investigated so that voters can know whether Mr. Romney committed such fraud.

Recent signatures


    1. Reached 100 signatures
    2. Background Information

      Mitch Trachtenberg
      Petition Organizer

      Here is a link to the June 2011 Mother Jones article on the Romney fraud accusations. You can also google "Rachel Maddow Fred Karger" to get a youtube video of Rachel Maddow discussing the accusations against Romney.

    3. Romney Voter Fraud -- Thanks for Signing

      Mitch Trachtenberg
      Petition Organizer

      Thanks for signing the petition calling upon Mass. to investigate Mitt Romney for potential voter fraud.

      Let me explain a bit why I feel this is so important. Rising income inequality has led us towards a society in which the wealthiest not only flout the laws but feel confident they will never be called to account for their misbehavior. Surrounded by bubbles formed of money, sycophants, lawyers and public relations professionals, they feel free to do as they please, thinking themselves untouchable.

      That's the behavior I see clearly in Mitt Romney, but it's not just Romney, it's a large percentage of the people "on top" in all parts of our society. This simply has to change, and the best way of changing it is to make sure it is no longer tolerated as "just the way things are." That is within OUR abilities.

      Can you spread the word about this petition? Let's get enough signers that it can't be ignored. Thanks for signing and for spreading the word.


    4. Reached 25 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • James Fox PEQUANNOCK, NJ
      • over 2 years ago

      Willard (Mitt the draft dodger) Romney as one might say:

      "He don't know his ass from a hole in the ground"

      You can trust him to ruin the economy, lie, ship our American jobs overseas, and always change his opinions and standing which ever wat the political wind happens to be blowing at a given moment. Aside from that you can trust him about as far as you can throw a two ton weight!


    • Jeff Chambers FERNDALE, WA
      • over 2 years ago

      If there has been voter fraud, it whould be addressed. No one is above law, including Presidential candidates.

    • Linda McIntire SAN MARCOS, CA
      • over 2 years ago

      I am signing this petition because, especially, politicians should play by the fair rules of elections. Mitt Romney thinks he can get away with election fraud by lying about his residency; the public shouldn't let him.

    • Susan Brown BRAINERD, MN
      • over 2 years ago

      Because this is real voter fraud, as opposed to the imagined fraud the GOP talks about as an excuse for voter suppression.

    • Newman Tomes MOUNT VERNON, OH
      • over 2 years ago

      If we lose integerty in our voting people will stop voting and then our country will no longer be the counry of the people. Which it is close to being the country of corporations now. Corporations control the news media now.


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