"Chaos" in WA; Attendance Beyond Capacity-Update: Fraud Reported-Google Has ResultsSubmitted by John P. Slevin on Sat, 03/03/2012 - 21:20
SEE UPDATES FOUR thru SIX at end of post for Fraud allegations
Google results---See UPDATE SEVEN at bottom of post
"Chaos!!! thurston county is total chaos! maximum occupancy at both locations hundreds if not thousands waiting to get in"
reported by Ron Paul supporter Matthew Edward Hayward
And Doug Hawks reports from the Redmond caucus: "hundreds caucusing; lots of Ron Paul supporters here"
Photo from inside Redmond caucus:
These reports are from Ron Paul supporters on their Facebook page
UPDATE: Some vote numbers are trickling in now on the Facebook group page above.
Ron Paul seems to be doing great, but those are small votes and very preliminary
UPDATE TWO: Washington TV reporting "high turnout"--- "standing room only" at caucuses statewide. http://www.king5.com/news/GOP-voters-in-Wash-caucus-on-presi...
UPDATE THREE: Seattle Times reporting robocalls "cancelling" caucuses in King County (Seattle) http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2017655906_a...
UPDATE FOUR: FRAUD REPORTED!!! From the facebook page above a Ron Paul supporter claims the following: "He (a Romney supporter) was going around collecting each precinct's packet (41st Legislative District, Section B, pooled caucus held at Odle Middle School), and my dad who wore a Romney sticker was asked by them to go help count everything at some woman's house on Mercer Island. Although, they said "they didn't need him anymore" when they saw that I was going to come...I'm not accusing the King Count GOP of anything but it all seems odd."--- This is the second such report on that Facebook page of Ron Paul supporters. The other claimed that voting records were seized and destroyed on site by Romney "officials".
UPDATE FIVE: More allegations of fraud, this from Benton County http://www.dailypaul.com/218058/several-hundred-people-turne...
UPDATE SIX: This is reported in comments to this post: "1500 Voters Turned Away In Kennewick, Washington!
POLITICS: Local GOP apologizes for turning 1,500 away from caucuses in Kennewick
By Michelle Dupler, Tri-City Herald staff writer
Kennewick About 1,500 people were turned away from pooled Benton County caucuses in Kennewick by event organizers after rooms at the Three Rivers Convention Center reached capacity this morning.
UPDATE SEVEN: Google reporting some results now--- http://www.google.com/elections/ed/us/results/2012/gop-prima...
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