facebook
twitter
search
search

Phony flier advises Dems to vote Nov. 5

Oct. 28, 2008 at 4:44 PM

HAMPTON ROADS, Va., Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Virginia state officials are advising residents to disregard a phony state flier advising Democrats to vote on Nov. 5, a day after the actual election.

The flier, which is designed to look somewhat like a State Board of Elections document, has been distributed in several Hampton Roads, Va., locations, the (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot reported Tuesday.

The flier features the state board logo and the state seal. It purports that "an emergency session of the General Assembly has adopted the following emergency regulations to ease the load on local electoral precincts and ensure a fair electoral process." The words following and electoral were spelled incorrectly.

One of the alleged "emergency regulations" is that Republicans are to vote Nov. 4, while Democrats are to vote a day later, the flier said.

Election officials say they have forwarded the flier to the Virginia State Police for investigation as a possible incident of voter intimidation.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Joel Osteen heckled, 6 arrested during service at Houston megachurch
Ghost hunters discover woman's body at abandoned Mississippi hospital
Walmart sorry for making Islamic State cake after rejecting Confederate flag cake
Cuomo on escaped inmates: Plan was to kill prison worker's husband
NBCUniversal cuts ties with Donald Trump over immigration comments