The chairman of the Maine Republican Party says he is investigating after ‘dozens and dozens of black people’ voted on Election Day in rural Maine – but ‘nobody in town knows anybody that’s black’.

The GOP politician’s allegations have been heavily criticized by Democrats and has drawn skepticism from state elections officials.

Charlie Webster said he has suspicions about voter fraud because hundreds of first-time voters registered on Election Day.

He refused to say what towns he was talking about or reveal other specifics, but claimed his allegations are not racially motivated.

He first made the allegations on a local Portland TV station.

Webster said: ‘It doesn’t matter to me whether they’re black or Chinese or Indonesian. The issue isn’t that. The issue is that people have come into vote that no one had seen before.’

Megan Sanborn, spokeswoman for the secretary of state’s office, said no one has complained to election officials about voter fraud and that there are no plans for an investigation.

She said Secretary of State Charlie Summers was surprised by Webster’s allegations and said the office doesn’t open investigations based on hearsay.

Ms Sanborn said: ‘We haven’t received any phone calls regarding anyone concerned about voter fraud or anything along those lines.

‘Secretary Summers feels that every Maine person has the right to vote and he encourages people to vote. Maine has one of the highest voter turnouts in the state and Secretary Summers is proud of that.’

Nevertheless, Webster declined to back down today, saying people who think there’s no voter fraud ‘have their heads in the sand’.

He said he’s concerned that get-out-the-vote efforts by Democrats and liberal groups may have crossed the line by getting ineligible voters to the polling places.

Democratic Party spokeswoman Lizzy Reinholt characterized the allegations as sour grapes and noted that the GOP has made voter fraud accusations in the past that weren’t borne out.

‘It’s sad to see that rather than reflecting on devastating losses of his party and going quietly, he continues to spew misinformation and to use fear-mongering as an excuse,’ she said.

As of the 2010 census, 94 per cent of Maine’s population was white, 1.1 per cent African-American, 0.6 per cent American-Indian and Alaska Native, 1 per cent Asian and 1.3 per cent Hispanic.

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  • Puggg

    This must mean the Democrats were so scared that they thought that Maine could have slipped out of their hands, so they had to stuff boxes even there.

  • Howard W. Campbell

    I wonder if the boys from Chicago bussed all those Somalis from Lewiston to polling places in multiple cities.

  • EndTimesComing

    Democratic Party spokeswoman Lizzy Reinholt characterized the allegations as sour grapes and noted that the GOP has made voter fraud accusations in the past that weren’t borne out.

    They weren’t borne out because they weren’t investigated. They never are in Democratic strongholds or when Democrats hold the critical offices which would investigate such crimes. And they are crimes.

    ‘It’s sad to see that rather than reflecting on devastating losses of his party and going quietly, he continues to spew misinformation and to use fear-mongering as an excuse,’ she said.

    Unh huh. Flash back to Bush vs Gore. Isn’t that exactly what the democrats were howling about and claiming? Demanding recount after recount? Scrutinization? Only to find out what? That Bush went UP in vote totals, and their totals went down? (meaning fraud and miscounts actually DID take place).

    Always with the Soviet style propaganda: accuse the enemy (and conservatives ARE a real enemy to liberals as far as they are concerned) of the very crimes that are being committed by marxists routinely to divert attention from those very crimes. Old, old and tired mantras and strategies. They wouldn’t get away with it if we didn’t have a 100% complicit national media who doesn’t even try to hide their bias any more.

    • The__Bobster

      Unh huh. Flash back to Bush vs Gore. Isn’t that exactly what the democrats were howling about and claiming? Demanding recount after recount? Scrutinization? Only to find out what? That Bush went UP in vote totals, and their totals went down? (meaning fraud and miscounts actually DID take place).
      __________

      No, with each recount, the “discovered” votes broke 9-1 for Algore, even in precincts that went for Bush. The beady-eyed Democrats who were recounting the votes would bundle 90 Algore ballots, toss them in a box and count them as 100.

      Liberals will keep on recounting until they win. Then they stop.

  • You Are Now Enriched

    What do the terms “black privilege” and “the White community” have in common?

    They both “spewing misinformation and fear-mongering”.

    What do the terms “racist” and “White privilege” have in common?

    They both are bantu zulu voodoo Diversity war cries to “get Whitey,” and are the operative rule of those Aliens, Perverts, and Parasites who rule over us through their power in the Fedgov.

  • http://www.newnation.org/ sbuffalonative

    When a Republican wins, it’s because of voter fraud and there are investigations and hearings.

    • Liberalsuck

      But isn’t the fact white conservative people aren’t rioting or committing acts of violence a sign that we have the moral high ground?

  • MekongDelta69

    As of the 2010 census, 94 per cent of Maine’s population was white, 1.1 per cent African-American, 0.6 per cent American-Indian and Alaska Native, 1 per cent Asian and 1.3 per cent Hispanic.

    …If 98% of that 94% weren’t idiotic, guilt-ridden, self-loathing leftists, Maine would be an absolute demographic paradise.

    • Liberalsuck

      I was in Maine recently. It was very nice. Let’s hope the liberal whites there have sense enough to secure their borders and not let in more “diversity”

  • ncpride

    Nobody in town knows anyone that’s black. How hilarious and ironic that statement is. With the continued browning of America, these people are in for one very rude awakening. And to think these are the people that look down their noses at we ‘racist’, backward Southerners. Well, you know what they say… He who has the last laugh….laughs the hardest. Or better yet… we TOLD you so!

    • pcmustgo

      Yup… typical.

    • Liberalsuck

      My uncle once said his Ethiopian coworker never had seen or met a white person until he came here. Funny, I don’t think anyone called him racist for that. I also do agree with you about how funny it is seeing these white liberals getting called racists and being expected to let in more blacks and browns to their areas. These were the same people calling conservatives bigots and racists when we told them we didn’t want diversity and the problems it brings. Whites that live in historically and predominately white societies don’t understand why whites who live in mixed/diverse areas don’t care for it.

  • http://www.dailykenn.com/ Daily Kenn

    Imagine if dozens and dozens of white voters showed up in a Philadelphia ward.

    • Sherman_McCoy

      They’d have been threatened and turned away (physically) by the new Black Panthers (with the authority of the Justice Dept.)

  • ageofknowledge

    I think we’ve found the problem:

    “Somali and Bantu migration to Maine: Somali and Bantu migration to Maine refers to the migration of ethnic Somalis as well as people from the Bantu minority ethnic group to the American state of Maine.”

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somali_and_Bantu_migration_to_Maine

  • ajiarcher

    when I vote in the small town I live in, I give my street address and then asked my name, if my name don’t match I can’t vote, same day registration might not allow time enough to enter information into voter data base, and seems like it could open up the potential for fraud.

  • Jeddermann

    That vote in PA is supicious too. About 60,000 votes for O and not one for Romney. NOT ONE? Surely some folks must have cast their ballots in error. That does happen.

    • The__Bobster

      Gee, all those Palm Beach County/NYC jewish professional snowbirds were whining in a studio back in 2000 that they cast their votes for the wrong candidate.

      • The Worlds Scapegoat

        If scientists could figure out a way to convert whining into energy, this country could have endless energy.

  • IstvanIN

    If the Republicans had any brains they would ask why do the Democrats support voter fraud.

    • The__Bobster

      http://www.vdare.com/posts/foreign-observers-amazed-at-us-no-id-elections

      For the head of Libya’s national election commission, the method by which Americans vote is startling in that it depends so much on trust and the good faith of election officials and voters alike.

      “It’s an incredible system,” said Nuri K. Elabbar, who traveled to the United States along with election officials from more than 60 countries to observe today’s presidential elections as part of a program run by the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES). Your humble Cable guy visited polling places with some of the international officials this morning. Most of them agreed that in their countries, such an open voting system simply would not work.

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Norm-Higgs/561615108 Norm Higgs

        LOL – doesn’t work here either. Most people just don’t know it.

  • gemjunior

    This is one of those times I look at whites and ask myself “Are these really my people?” It is amazing that they are so righteous on perceived evil fellow whites but they won’t get out and protest ONE injustice AGAINST A fellow white (out of numerous horrific crimes to pick from) but they find their feet running to a protest to help save these filthy, destructive Somalis and Bantus that will ultimately destroy their children and grandchildren. But only after they wreck the entire town, take away quality of life, safety, rape all the women, destroy the school system, and all the other joys that always accompany the negro. I know it is way too late for some of us but I hope there ae enough to help most of us save our way of life and country.

  • Nicholai Hel

    Comrade Joseph Stalin received 99% of the Muscovite vote.

  • Liberalsuck

    So if you don’t know any blacks, that means you’re a racist? So if i don’t know any midgets, does that mean I am anti midget? I don’t know any snakes, any bees, any sharks, any muslim terrorists, any pedophiles, etc. Does that make a ‘bad’ or ‘unenlightened’ or ‘bigoted’ person as well? (No, I am not comparing midgets to the other insects or dangerous mammals I listed)

  • BellaCosa

    I know the conventional wisdom is that white liberals in demographically white havens tend to have naive views on race relations (presumably due to their lack of exposure to other races)…but how does one square this with the fact that virtually every metropolitan district in the nation (where the white liberals do have real exposure to other races) leans heavily to the left?