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Old 11-06-2012, 09:42 AM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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As long as all he does is stand there, open doors, say hello, he is 100% within his rights to stand there.
It'll be too tempting for him to approach someone he suspects of voting (R), then he's gone.
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:42 AM
 
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You missed this caveat

persons lawfully giving assistance to voters

Then he can assist ONE voter and then leave.

But YOU haven't established that he's LAWFULLY giving anyone assistance either.
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:43 AM
 
Location: Richardson, TX
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What part of State Law don't you grasp?
What part of sarcasm don't you grasp?
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:43 AM
 
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As long as all he does is stand there, open doors, say hello, he is 100% within his rights to stand there.

That's not true.

No one can loiter around that close to the polling place!!!
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:44 AM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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Personally, I think this is great. He'll be annoyed that people are filming him all day and that he can't do anything but just stand there. He'll leave soon enough when he realizes he's powerless to carry weapons or approach voters. Maybe he'll f up and do the wrong thing. That'll be classic to watch him get thrown out by his mall cop jacket.
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:45 AM
 
Location: NJ/NY
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LOL...you are saying he is a door man then?
I'm saying he is legally allowed to stand there under PA law.

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That's not true.

No one can loiter around that close to the polling place!!!
It's 100% true under the exact law that you posted. I suggest you read it.
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(d) All persons, except election officers, clerks, machine inspectors, overseers, watchers, persons in the course of voting, persons lawfully giving assistance to voters, and peace and police officers, when permitted by the provisions of this act, must remain at least ten (10) feet distant from the polling place during the progress of the voting.
You may not like it, but it's true
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:46 AM
 
Location: NJ/NY
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It'll be too tempting for him to approach someone he suspects of voting (R), then he's gone.
I believe if you are more than a certain # of feet from a polling place, you're somehow allowed to approach voters.

I had some tea party group with signs today asking me who I was voting for as I was walking into my polling place here in NJ. And they kept asking, quite loudly, as I walked in, even though I was obviously ignoring them. But they were set up across the street from the building.
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:47 AM
 
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I'm saying he is legally allowed to stand there under PA law.



It's 100% true under the exact law that you posted. I suggest you read it.


You may not like it, but it's true

People giving "lawful assistance" are people who are employed by someone who has a handicap or some other reason that they need assistance.

That would be like a person who works at a home for the elderly helping them get in and out of the polling place.

He doesn't fit that description.
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:48 AM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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I believe if you are more than a certain # of feet from a polling place, you're somehow allowed to approach voters.
He will have to watch his mouth, people are filming him all day long.

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I had some tea party group with signs today asking me who I was voting for as I was walking into my polling place here in NJ. And they kept asking, quite loudly, as I walked in, even though I was obviously ignoring them. But they were set up across the street from the building.
Youtube link?
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:48 AM
 
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Then he can assist ONE voter and then leave.

But YOU haven't established that he's LAWFULLY giving anyone assistance either.
And YOU haven't established that either his presence or the manner of his presence is UNLAWFUL.
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