[LIBS-OR] SCAM ALERT: Voter Registration
OFlaheMC at jacksoncounty.org
Thu Sep 16 15:29:16 PDT 2004
Recently the Jackson County Library has been contacted by persons
purporting to represent America Votes. Our director was contacted by a
Harry Miller and asked to call an 800 number to give permission for
America Votes to conduct a non-partisan voter registration project in
our libraries. I received a letter from Sproul and Associates,a
consulting firm in Arizona,also saying they represented America Votes,
with the same request. I contacted the Kevin Looper, the Oregon State
Coordinator for America Votes, to verify the information and received
this reply from him:
"Here is what I know: We do not have a Harry Miller in our employ.
organization is absolutely not representing America Votes, and my
leadership is initiating action to get them to cease and desist
infringe upon our rights and mislead voters.
Further, Sproul and Associates is a partisan political consulting firm
in Arizona that works for very conservative causes and has worked to
campaign finance reform. Their use of our name to cover their
leanings makes me question the overall intregrity of the voter
registation that they seek
to conduct. I will be forwarding this information to the Secretary of
State's office for further investigation."
Headquarters Library Manager
Jackson County Library Services
205 South Central Ave.
Medford, OR 97501
oflahemc at jacksoncounty.org
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