This story is incredibly important, and it wouldn't have been discovered without the terrific detective work of San Joaquin County Sheriff Patrick Withrow's department. ...
2) What started out as an investigation of the gambling and money laundering activities of a local Lodi city councilman originally from Pakistan (Shakir Khan) morphed into an investigation of an extensive ballot trafficking and harvesting scheme. ...
3) The reason this story is so important is what is caught on video and what the investigation revealed about the vulnerabilities of our election system. ...
4) The video is amazing. It shows just how easily people can be intimidated into voting via ballot harvesting. As the Sheriff's department noted, not only was the privacy of their votes lost, but these voters were also subjected to ILLEGAL ELECTIONEERING. ...
5) "Vulnerable communities" (as the Left refers to them) like immigrants and the elderly, can be easily threatened and exploited because ballots OUTSIDE THE SANCTITY OF THE SECURE VOTING BOOTH present a very inviting target to political operators. It's all caught on video. ...
6) The portion of the video after the 30-minute mark is especially interesting. The spokesman notes that California's "online voter registration system seems to be an HONOR SYSTEM. ANYBODY CAN PUT INFORMATION IN THERE TO REGISTER TO VOTE." ...
7) They go on to reveal that their investigation discovered THOUSANDS of fraudulent voter registrations on the San Joaquin County voter rolls, & signatures for these registrations do not match DMV records. (This dysfunction is a result of CA's refusal to require voter ID.) ...
8) You can be sure that the usual suspects in the media will claim the problems are isolated and a rare exception. That's complete nonsense, because they aren't bothering to look. ...
9) I've heard from experts around the country that this is actually commonplace, and that fraudulent voter registrations, frequently referred to as "ghost voters," are polluting state voter registration databases. Dirty voter rolls are the mother's milk of election fraud.
10) The repercussions of this story will extend far beyond San Joaquin County. It is imperative the House Judiciary Committee begins an investigation into what happened in Lodi, including the security problems in voter registration systems and vote-by-mail. ...
11) To their credit, the San Joaquin Sheriff's Department emphasized that scandals like this destroy the public's confidence in elections. There is no doubt there are similar scandals elsewhere that have yet to be uncovered. ...
13) H/T @WellsBlackerby
With all due respect to the great work of independent journalists and investigators who uncover these kinds of stories, the key difference here is LAW ENFORCEMENT broke the story. That makes it VERY difficult for the media/politicians to dismiss this scandal.
Remember, this is just one county. There is no reason to believe it is any better in the other counties throughout California. If we extrapolate, the numbers of fraudulent registrations could be staggering. And certainly, voter intimidation is not limited to San Joaquin either.

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