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something the    Posted 02-19-2004 at 14:39:12       [Reply]  [No Email]
Democrats may try.....

LONDON (AP) - Brenda Gould is in trouble again for registering her cows as voters.

For the second year running, the woman from Newmarket, near Cambridge in eastern England, has listed two names on the registration form who turned out to be cows, East Cambridgeshire District Council said Thursday.

The previous year, in addition to registering two cows as "Henry and Sophie Bull," she listed "Jake Woofles," later found to be a dog, as eligible to vote in local government elections, the council said.

This year she indicated that her address had been split into two properties, that she resided in one part and that two other persons lived in the second, a council spokesman said. The persons she claimed lived in the second property were, in fact, her cows, the spokesman said.

Gould had been scheduled to appear at Ely Magistrates Court on Tuesday but did not arrive. She was convicted in her absence and ordered to pay a 100 pound (US$189) fine and 110 pounds (US$208) in costs.

"This was the second time that Mrs. Gould had given false information on electoral forms and so, regrettably, the council felt it was necessary to take action to prevent this abuse of the election system from continuing," said Maggie Camp, the council's senior legal assistant.

Gould was not available for comment.



deadcarp    Posted 02-19-2004 at 17:13:56       [Reply]  [No Email]
heck my cat is an ordained minister - and they mailed me a piece of paper to prove it! i'm thinking of marrying him next - i mean how could they possibly object? if they say i'm already married then suzn'll marry him too! so what's the fee & where do we all stomp? :)


Dieselrider    Posted 02-19-2004 at 14:46:55       [Reply]  [No Email]
Come on now, cows aren't dumb enough to vote democrate.:)


Yabbut...    Posted 02-19-2004 at 14:53:38       [Reply]  [No Email]
it might work better than them "hanging chads"..... :^)


Dieselrider    Posted 02-19-2004 at 15:01:36       [Reply]  [No Email]
You can't just eliminate all those old chads now. Hanging chads need love too, you know?


Les    Posted 02-19-2004 at 15:05:26       [Reply]  [No Email]
Leave it to them to complain about a system designed by one of their own officials that their own voters weren't even smart enough to figure out.


Dieselrider    Posted 02-19-2004 at 15:07:20       [Reply]  [No Email]
If it had worked to there advantage they would be defending it to the death though.


Ayuh...    Posted 02-19-2004 at 15:14:15       [Reply]  [No Email]
and did they ever get a full count of the homeless folks that were bussed to the voting booths by the Dems? Ya don't hear em bragging too much bout that ploy...


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