Remember I posted the article about UN Observers being scheduled to monitor US elections?
Well, I also reported that ... one terrific Attorney General made his opinion very clear on this matter.
Texas AG says Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe has no jurisdiction over Texas electionsand now... in Des Moines...
AUSTIN - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today advised the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe -- a United Nations partner -- that groups and individuals from outside the United States do not have jurisdiction to interfere with Texas elections. The Attorney General's letter comes after the international group -- comprised of 56 members including EU nations and other countries such as Albania, Azerbaijan, Cyprus, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Latvia, the Russian Federation, Slovenia and Turkey -- announced they would be sending election observers to sites throughout the United States, including Texas, on Election Day.
Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz warned a group of international voting monitors that they face arrest if they monitor polling locations in Iowa next week.
“My office met with two delegation representatives last week to discuss Iowa’s election process, and it was explained to them that they are not permitted at the polls,” Schultz said in a statement released Tuesday. “Iowa law is very specific about who is permitted at polling places, and there is no exception for members of this group.”
The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe plans to send observers from its Office for Democratic Institutions to Iowa and other states. According to the group’s website, members have been meeting with election officials and political party workers since last month to discuss their observation plans in the United States.
Attempts to reach Thomas Rymer, spokesman for the Office of Democratic Institutions, were not successful Tuesday.
Schultz said he supports the efforts of other nations to learn about the U.S. election process, but pointed to a statute in Iowa code that limits the number of people at a particular polling place. That section of code, with few exceptions, allows poll watchers from political parties, news media and campaigns to be at polling locations.
Bravo to Iowa and Texas!
So glad to see that some elected officials in this country still have a backbone!
and that is despite the threats from the Obama administration...regarding the observers' "full immunity".
In case you are interested... here is the UN Observers deployment schedule...
Will they be in YOUR state?
Oh, and one other thing.. here's a new twist on "If you see something, say something"...
Early voting in Kansas and Ohio are already showing up with rigged voting results.. changing Romney votes into Obama votes.
We need to remain vigilant!
You can bet there will be many shenanigans going on November 6th!
But we sure as hell do not need the UN meddling in our business.