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Sixteen Duly Elected Massachusetts Delegates and Alternates to the Republican National Convention Formally File Challenges

MA Liberty Caucus files 16 Challenges.

Typical Affidavit by Bradford Wyatt

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Sixteen Massachusetts Duly Elected Delegates and Alternates to the Republican National Convention formally file challenges to the RNC.

Worcester, MA, 7/27/12 — Sixteen democratically elected Liberty Caucus delegates/alternates to the Republican National Convention that had been decertified by the Massachusetts Republican Party have formally filed a challenge with the Republican National Committee. These sixteen Liberty delegates were duly elected at Republican Congressional Caucuses held around the state on April 28th, 2012, defeating powerful establishment Republicans such as House Minority Leader Bradley Jones, former Lt. Gov. Kerry Healey and Sheriff Frank Cousins. In a letter dated June 14th, 2012, the MassGOP’s Delegate Allocation Committee ignored all other evidence, and ‘unanimously concluded’ that these sixteen delegates would not honor State Law and Republican Party rules, and refused to certify them. Fact: The duly elected delegates and alternates had pledged to follow Massachusetts law and Republican Party rules, stood for election as “Romney delegates,” and even had signed affidavits to attest to this, but were nonetheless purged.

These sixteen duly elected Liberty delegates wanted to participate in the Republican National Convention to promote three platform issues, specifically Auditing the Federal Reserve Bank, Requiring Congressional Declaration of War for Funding Wars, and Protecting Internet Freedom.

Bradford Wyatt thanked Jesse Benton, the Ron Paul campaign chairman, and his expert political team, for their instrumental assistance in guiding the decertified Massachusetts Liberty delegates through the intricate challenge process. Mr. Wyatt said “I’m a small business owner, not a political or legal expert, and navigating the process to file a challenge with the RNC is not a simple task. Jesse Benton and his staff really stepped up, and helped the Liberty delegates effectively focus our efforts on properly building the legal challenge to address this unlawful decertification”

The sixteen decertified delegates, that campaigned, and democratically won election, are hopeful for a positive decision to reverse the cronyism infecting the leadership of the Massachusetts Republican Party. The Republican National Committee, Committee on Challenges is chaired by Mike Duncan, former RNC Chairman and National Committeeman for Kentucky.

This is not the first time the Massachusetts Republican Party has acted unfairly. The Credentials Committee of the 2000 Republican National Convention in Philadelphia admonished the Massachusetts Republican party to stop purging duly elected delegates:

“Whereas the Republican National Convention’s Committee on Credentials has had to repeatedly answer contests to delegates from Massachusetts because of their peculiar manner of selection that seems to promote cronyism and defeat democratic elections, the Committee on Credentials urges the Massachusetts State Committee to reconsider Rule 4.7 [now Rule 5.2] which allows the winning Presidential Candidate’s State Committee to certify delegates and alternate delegates pledged to its candidate.”

Copies of the actual challenges sent to the RNC’s Committee on Contests, along with other source documents, may be found online at http://www.malibertycaucus.com/rnc-committee-on-contests . The detailed ‘Statement of Position’ with more affidavits and other source documents will be filed the first week of August.

The entire Liberty Caucus is looking forward to unifying the party and representing Massachusetts at the RNC in Tampa on August 26-30th. The unjust manipulation of rules by just a few high level officials at the MassGOP has only strengthened the resolve of more grassroots Republicans to get involved and take a more active role in the political process.

Contact:

Bradford Wyatt

Massachusetts Liberty Caucus

508-400-7007

brad@malibertycaucus.com

www.malibertycaucus.com

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Ron Paul Convention Surprise

Anybody who has followed Ron Paul knows is will not quit before he takes the message of liberty to the American people as long as possible. The GOP is trying to rig the delegates and marginalize Ron Paul. I will be there and I guarantee Ron Paul is going to show everyone a thing or two. If Romney does win as it would appear, I will be voting for Gary Johnson. I am also looking forward to hearing Gary Johnson speak at the Ron Paul rally. We must continue the Ron Paul Revolution in spirit. Imagine how great it would be to get Gary Johnson to the 15% popularity he needs to get on the stage with Obama and debate him on the fine points of liberty.

Endorsement

And don't forget, Ron Paul will most likely endorse Gary Johnson.

Look what he did 4 years ago:

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2008/09/09/ron-paul-to-...

With all due respect

I don't think Ron Paul could ever get to 15% popularity as a third party candidate - Ross Perot did but the depth and breath of his support was quite impressive at the time - Ross Perot support at that time dwarfs what Ron Paul registers now and Gary Johnson is no Ron Paul. Gary Johnson will not be standing on stage with Obama in the Fall - that you can take to the bank.

Go Mass...The Land of John Adams and The Son's of Liberty!

One day, "we shall have liberty."

Kick the GOP ASSES!!!

Hi everyone,

I hope all goes well for you delegates!!!

I Second That!

And congratulate you (belatedly so) on your 1 year DP Anniversary.
Happy Anniversary!

"Beyond the blackened skyline, beyond the smoky rain, dreams never turned to ashes up until.........
...Everything CHANGED !!

I'm happy to hear that the delegates resolve to get more involve

What I "fear" is that the delegates QUALIFIED, and were elected (as "Stealth") and when the committee chairs talked to each other, since they did not KNOW any of these delegates, and could not vouch for these delegates, they purged them, replacing them with people they KNEW they could trust to vote for Romney.

None of the delegates is seated on a committee.

Am I correct?

Take action now!

Our plan is working, now let's keep the pressure on for the next phase of the attack.

Please sign our petition:

http://www.change.org/petitions/the-ma-state-senate-restore-...

Take Down Trackers

. . .I tried to fill it out five times, to support the delegates. They have so many trackers on there - to track US - it apparently couldn't get past my Firefox.

Yes, I paused the "Blocking" - it still wouldn't accept my entry. That's absurd.

I'm not dismantling my computer for change.org.

The price of freedom is eternal vigilance. ~Thomas Jefferson

“It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie...the greatest enemy of the State.” ~Joseph Goebbels

Trying

Each time I begin to type into a field on the petition it disappears. Hopefully it's only because I'm working from my iPad, I'll try later from my desktop.

"allows the winning

"allows the winning Presidential Candidate’s State Committee to certify delegates and alternate delegates pledged to its candidate"

so our delegates are essentially decided by popular vote using suspect voting machines? what's the point of the delegate election process?

are you arguing

that Mitt Romney did not actually win the popular vote in Massachusetts?

Mitt Romney did not actually win the popular vote anywhere

This whole primary season has been nothing but fraud in every single State bar NONE.

November 6th 2012 I voted for Dr.Ron Paul
"We must remember, elections are short-term efforts. Revolutions are long-term projects." ~ Ron Paul

well I guess he fooled everyone pretty well

.

He's got you fooled

http://media-1.web.britannica.com/eb-media/72/124172-004-FCC...

November 6th 2012 I voted for Dr.Ron Paul
"We must remember, elections are short-term efforts. Revolutions are long-term projects." ~ Ron Paul

no, i'm arguing that this

no, i'm arguing that this delegate process is useless because the popular vote winner chooses the delegates, not the people. you could argue that the people choose the delegates indirectly through the popular vote winner. however, if the popular vote winner is so popular, he wouldn't need to elect delegates anyway, because he would have enough support at the convention to win regardless.

it is a lack of representation, and the suspect nature of voting machines weaken any credibility of this particular form of electing delegates.

the popular vote chooses delegates, not the people?

The popular vote IS the people.

Most state parties have different rules as far as how they want their delegation to represent their state's voters at the national convention. Some want the delegation to reflect the popular vote. Some don't want it to have anything to do with a popular vote. It's not that one is right and one is wrong, and it doesn't make the delegate process useless even if a state ties the delegates' votes to the result of an election.

He really didn't win any state fairly. Romney is

only knowledgeable about cheating.

SequoiaTrees4RonPaul

Do you trust the machines, then?

They've been shown to be easily rigged in court for mass election fraud.

Also, there's this: DP Peer Review: Evidence of Algorithm Vote Flipping in GOP Primary Elections Layman's Executive Summary

If these types of things are even possible, that's reason enough to scrap the machines.

I trust that the margin of counting error

is far lower than the 60.2 percentage points that Romney won Massachusetts by. Not even avid Ron Paul supporters in Massachusetts believe that there was anything out of whack with the voting results in the state. Romney simply won it by a big margin. What is the evidence of fraud in the primary vote totals in Massachusetts?

I don't know

about Massachusetts, but if this sort of thing is happening in several other states, I am inclined to believe that some sort of fraud and morally questionable tactics happened almost everywhere, whether by rigged machines, loyalty oaths, disqualification of delegates, false slates being passed out, breaking various convention rules, arresting Ron Paul supporters when they try to reconvene an illegally adjourned meeting, or whatever else has been going on.

Perhaps someone else can speak up on Massachusetts specifically. I just know that something smells rotten in the GOP.

do you believe...

Do you believe that Ron Paul actually won the primary race overall and that the election has been stolen from him?

Yes

The 2012 voting Algorithms for Mass. indicate the votes were flipped on Santorum and Paul to favor Romney. The man is that unpopular with the 99.5% of all Americans.

this should be a sign

that there is something deeply flawed with the methodology that people are trying to use to prove vote fraud. There are probably 4 people in the entire state of Massachusetts who believe that Ron Paul actually won the state primary. He didn't win. It wasn't close.

Nor did Romney win Iowa, except as a cheat

Nor did he win the Watchthevote2012.com-counted precincts, only the ones counted by Diebold.

Nor did he assuredly win Virginia; which is now being contested AND investigated.

Nor did Gingrich get the signatures he needed for his home state, without cheating.

Hmmmm, the only ones who haven't cheated are Ron Paul people. We are in a class by ourselves.

How does that make you feel, that is to support a cheat?

Perfect Response, especially your last line!

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A.Hansen

so are you saying he won MA?

Seriously?

He didn't win Virginia, and the only reason it was even within 20 points was that the Santorum and Gingrich voters voted for Ron Paul since their candidates were still in the race and they didn't want Romney to get the delegates.

Good luck trying to convince the world that in states he lost by 50 percentage points, all the votes were actually stolen. I know you've got a few people who indulge this fantasy of entire sets of election results being manufactured, poll results being completely faked, etc. But pretty much everyone else laughs at this. I can't wait until this material gets in front of the judge next week.

Key states

were definitely STOLEN from him!

When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign: that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. ~J. Swift

I'm not who you asked

I've seen reports of this from Maine and Arizona and maybe Texas. When there is evidence in a few states, it is fiar to suspect that all voting may have been compromised. My personal opinion to the question you ask is that the verdict is still out, and I'm just waiting to hear or see more.

as for those states...

Maine - Is your concern the caucus or the convention?

Arizona and Texas - Romney won those states by huge margins and there really aren't plausible arguments that there was cheating. I know there's a complaint about the Arizona convention, but all of the delegates in that state were bound to Romney anyway so a lot of that argument is moot. There isn't any claim that the primary results in those states were inaccurate.

(and I don't mind that you're not who I asked the question to)