Multiple sources on the ground in New York's 23rd Congressional district confirm that ACORN is expected to be actively protesting the election results in Clinton County, New York tomorrow. This move comes on the heels of a legal win for the Hoffman camp today as it was ruled that all poll watchers would have to be registered voters of NY 23.
Rob Ryan, spokesman for the Hoffman campaign, states that the legal decision is all about ballot security and that the move by ACORN is not a surprise.
“The Working Family Party is desperate, Today's poll show that Doug Hoffman is drawing votes from all Demographics".
While the focus tomorrow will be on securing a win for Hoffman, Ryan says there are still worries about:
"voter intimidation, absentee ballot fraud and groups like ACORN/Working Families Party and big labor stealing the election from the people of the 23rd district."
As voters prepare to go to the polls tomorrow, some may wonder why all the fuss over NY 23. Partisan politics and party infighting aside, MSNBC reports that :
“The New York governor’s office just released county-by-county data on stimulus spending. (Here, here, and here.) It breaks down where -- and on what -- money was spent.
A First Read analysis of the data shows that almost $1 billion was allocated to counties in -- either wholly or partially -- New York’s 23rd congressional district."
One does not have to wonder what WFP/ACORN's motivations are. They clearly appear to be related to money and power.