Another Chapter In Ohio's Twisted Election

In a scathing memo written by Richard Weghorst, Ohio's director of finance,
it appears that the wife of Tom Now, Bernadette Noe had a hand in the 2004
election which could of possibly changed the outcome.

This is being reported by Raw Story:

In yet another surreal twist in Ohio’s “coin-gate” scandal, the wife of
Bush’s chief Ohio fundraiser, Tom Noe—who is currently embroiled in campaign
finance and money laundering probes—surprised poll workers and observers
alike by disrupting the ballot count during the 2004 general election, RAW
STORY has discovered.

Bernadette Noe, who served dual roles as chairman for the Lucas County
Republican Party and the Lucas County Board of Elections, sent twelve
“partisans” into a warehouse on Election Day, according a memo authored by
Ohio’s Director of Campaign Finance Richard Weghorst who was present at the

The assertion is part of a comprehensive investigation prepared for Ohio
Republican Secretary of State Kenneth Blackwell regarding reports of
irregularities in Lucas County. The report found gross failures on the part
of Ms. Noe’s board in preparation for and administration of November’s

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This is making it appear more and more like the election may have been rigged
last year. This report comes out on the day that Iraq announces it has passed
the constitution. Pretty sad when a brand new democracy can figure out their
voting problems quicker than the worlds oldest democracy. This story will be
developing fast.

(on another note, please visit Raw Story's site and donate to them if you
can. They provide the fastest and most reliable news on the internet. They broke
the story about Cheney's involvement in the leak days before the mainstream
media did and have even gained recognition on some cable news networks now)