Effort to register your pet to vote for Obama moves to Virginia; Romney complains

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s campaign is asking Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli to launch an investigation into voter-registration forms that are being sent to Virginia residents and addressed to deceased relatives, children, family pets and others ineligible to vote.

The errant mailings from the Washington-based nonprofit group Voter Participation Center have befuddled many Virginia residents, leading to hundreds of complaints.

The organization has been mass-mailing the forms — pre-populated with key information such as names and addresses — to primarily Democratic-leaning voting blocs such as young adults, unmarried women, African-Americans and Latinos.

In a letter to Cuccinelli’s office and the State Board of Elections, Kathryn Bieber, an attorney for the Romney campaign, calls for an investigation into the matter by law-enforcement officials, claiming that the mailings appear to violate “at least one and maybe several Virginia laws aimed at ensuring a fair election.”

Bieber refers to the mailings as “tactics that amount to, or at the very least induce, voter registration fraud,” and says the issue “presents a very significant risk to the proper administration of the upcoming general election.”

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  • Marlyn

    It is time for Voter I.D. legislation for each state! Some have it, some don’t. If this was passed, it would cut down on the fraudulent votes. Maybe not all, but most.

  • marineh2ominer

    This is nothing to do with Virginia , the DEMONRATS have done this , and worse , nationwide for the last 60 years or more , Stealing elections through fraud and deception is and always has been standard operating procedure for them , Why do you think they oppose ANY move to eliminate voter fraud ?

  • Did he complain when they stole all Ron Pauls votes for him?