In an opinion piece in the Dayton Daily we find this gem:
Montgomery County’s Steven Harsman does acknowledge that the names of dead people have shown up on petitions gathered to get candidates and issues on the ballot. But, he says, “They get deleted, because their signatures don’t match” the signatures on their registration forms.
Even if just a few people are signing another’s name, that’s not good.
Yet, we’ve not heard about any prosecutions? On the petitions I’ve seen- it clearly states: “Whoever commits election falsification is guilty of a felony of the fifth degree.”
Now, either Harsman is lying about people turning in signatures of dead people- or he is guilty of not doing his job.
Which is it?
He’s sure good about keeping live people off the ballot with his team of crack graphologists– where is the prosecution of the crimes?
Have any of the party faithful been elected with signatures of dead people on their petitions?
It’s time for a full investigation of the BOE- and who is on the payroll of this political patronage cesspool.