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Iowa Democrats submit plan to caucus virtually

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posted on Feb, 11 2019 @ 05:40 PM
I just cannot see this ending well. We were worried about Russia and server hacking. So, how about some burner phones and dead voter rolls for the win?

Iowa Democratic leaders Monday announced a new option for registered party members to take part in Caucus night. The plan calls for a virtual caucus that will take place over several nights leading up to the precinct caucuses that will be accessible by phone and by smartphone app. The goal is to make sure that every Democrat in Iowa, regardless of physical condition, weather, job schedule or personal reasons, has a way to help select the party's nominee for President of the United States.

This is a proposal for now but can you imagine the precedent set? How easy it will be to sway when it is all computerized. Oh, they have proof because a phone is tied to a voter but how do you verify.

These are the key changes. One to note is that the 'virtual' would be part of 'each' districts count. 10%. They say no double voting but...I cannot see how they can do it. Also, no need to show ID.

Virtual Caucusing Over the course of six days, registered Democrats who have signed up with the Iowa Democratic Party will be able to participate in one of six virtual caucuses by phone or smart device. Virtual caucus-goers will be able to rank up to five choices for president. The total result of the six caucuses will account for 10% of Iowa’s caucus delegates. Streamlined Realignment Under the IDP proposal, only members of non-viable groups will be allowed to realign in their precinct caucuses. For viable preference groups, their first alignment numbers will be locked and can only increase if members of non-viable groups choose to join.

Recount/Recanvass Presidential campaigns will be able to ask for a recount of the caucus results either by congressional district or statewide if they can show that the result could affect the allocation of delegates to the national convention. To aid in this effort, presidential preference cards will be used to record what happens in each precinct caucus, while virtual caucus preferences will be recorded electronically and preserved.

Caucus Night Results are Locked The allocation of national delegates will now be determined by the results on caucus night, not as a result of the convention process. More Information Released: The IDP plans to release the raw totals from the first alignment, final alignment and the state delegate equivalents earned by each presidential preference group. State delegate equivalents will be used to determine the allocation of national delegates.

I guess since it will be harder to steal a nomination this year at the convention this is the place to start.

posted on Feb, 11 2019 @ 05:56 PM

Any Means Necessary

to Steal Votes 😎

posted on Feb, 11 2019 @ 05:59 PM
a reply to: xuenchen

Votes can be "created or saved" like all those jobs under Obama!

posted on Feb, 11 2019 @ 06:05 PM
Now let's just roll this app out to every US citizen and completely eliminate the need for congress.

posted on Feb, 11 2019 @ 06:08 PM
This should make it much easier for Democrats to fix their primaries.

posted on Feb, 11 2019 @ 06:12 PM
Like the last presidential election cycle, the DNC have likely already chosen their candidate for president. Everything leading up to the convention and official nomination are all formalities to create the illusion that democrat voters actually had a choice. imo

posted on Feb, 11 2019 @ 06:16 PM
New name already being considered....


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