Board of Elections is getting their dirty laundry aired

Today, got an envelope with a 2-page letter from the “Concerned Election Workers of Montgomery County Ohio” with 6 pages of supporting documentation and one page explaining how to read it- of how the Directors of the Montgomery County Board of Elections covered up a mistake with provisional ballots in the November 7, 2006 General Election.

Over 600 provisional voters weren’t handed both pages of a 2 page ballot.

It was covered up. As have been many other problems- which I expect to continue to come out, depending on the actions of the sheriff’s department in investigating.

I’ve scanned the letter and the documentation into a PDF- and uploaded it for all to see.

Montgomery County Board of Elections, 2006 General Election flub

There have been many comments from inside the BOE and from former workers on this site, pointing to problems at the Board of Elections. Please note, that this important role of government is oddly outside the purview of the voters of Montgomery County. The entire office is appointed by the two controlling political parties, rewarding the party faithful with patronage jobs.

All employees get a bonus each year. The Republicans get theirs in December, the Dems get it before their annual “Frolic for funds” with the assumption that you buy at least one ticket for every $10k in annual salary (tickets are $125 ea).

All jobs are duplicated, and the “Board Members” get paid between $18K and $20K per year for a couple of meetings a month.

If there is a greater cesspool on the public payroll, I don’t know what it is.

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