Aggressive voters losing Southern manners in contentious GA Congressional runoff

Aggressive voters losing Southern manners in contentious GA Congressional runoff


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Aggressive voters losing Southern manners in contentious GA Congressional runoff
AJC via WPXI ^ | June 15, 2017 | Arielle Kass and Kristina Torres

Posted on 06/15/2017 12:17:42 PM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia

After months of phone calls, campaign ads and insistent knocks on their doors, some voters in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District have finally lost their Southern manners.

Local poll workers in two of the district’s three suburban counties say they have seen noticeably aggressive behavior among people coming to cast ballots in the runoff election between Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff.

Among the transgressions being reported to local officials during the runoff’s early voting period are voters wearing campaign paraphernalia and arguing when told to take it off, not getting off their mobile phones when asked to do so, and otherwise barking at poll workers when they’re approached.

The worst behavior appears to be in Fulton County, where officials decided to post retired marshals this week at five of its six early-voting locations as both a precaution and deterrent. The sixth, the county’s North Annex in Sandy Springs, is a location that regularly has sheriff’s deputies for security.

(Excerpt) Read more at wpxi.com


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Georgia
KEYWORDS: election; ga6; runoff


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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Any lack of southern manners has been engendered by the rise in the liberals from “up north” population…and aggressiveness among some of the locals egged on by obama…..

2 posted on 06/15/2017 12:22:01 PM PDT by clintonh8r (AMERICA! THANK YOU FOR MAKING MY SCREEN NAME OBSOLETE!)

To: rightwingintelligentsia

If Ossoff wins they’ll say Trump is finished and if Ossoff loses they’ll say Trump is finished


To: rightwingintelligentsia

The worst behavior appears to be in Fulton County, where officials decided to post retired marshals this week at five of its six early-voting locations as both a precaution and deterrent. The sixth, the county’s North Annex in Sandy Springs, is a location that regularly has sheriff’s deputies for security.

I read this as evidence that there’s a pretty strong democrat turn out.

4 posted on 06/15/2017 12:22:51 PM PDT by pgkdan (The Silent Majority Stands With TRUMP!)

To: rightwingintelligentsia

Any idea which party the “transgressors” belong to mostly???

5 posted on 06/15/2017 12:23:19 PM PDT by JBW1949 (I’m really PC….PATRIOTICALLY CORRECT!!!!)

To: rightwingintelligentsia

For once in my life someone would use the word “aggressive” when describing the republicans. Somehow I think that it’s the activists being bused into Georgia on Soros’s nickel.

6 posted on 06/15/2017 12:23:40 PM PDT by Kahuna

To: rightwingintelligentsia

Every liberal is a violent totalitarian thug.

7 posted on 06/15/2017 12:24:18 PM PDT by stinkerpot65 (Global warming is a Marxist lie.)

To: clintonh8r

How often do you even hear southern accents from politicians in the south anymore?????? Jeff Sessions is the only one, practically.

The north keeps destroying the south.


To: rightwingintelligentsia

Who’s watching the polls for bussed in scumbags?

9 posted on 06/15/2017 12:28:32 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don’t pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he’ll just kill you.)

To: butlerweave

I PRAY the PUBBIES in Georgia get their butts out to the polls in droves these BASTARDS need to be STOPPED!!!


To: rightwingintelligentsia

These are people voting in my district for a candidate that doesn’t live in my district. All because a Judge decided Georgia Election Law is his to make up on a whim.

11 posted on 06/15/2017 12:29:02 PM PDT by The Toll

To: Trump Girl Kit Cat

They are hard core Marxists. The whole communist movement has been taking over America and American children for 100 years.

We need to take back our country—esp. our schools. Common Core was a complete Mind Control takeover of our children. (All by design).

12 posted on 06/15/2017 12:30:52 PM PDT by savagesusie (When Law ceases to be Just, it ceases to be Law. (Thomas A./Founders/John Marshall)/Nuremberg)

To: Vaquero

The people being intimidated are the ones watching for that.

13 posted on 06/15/2017 12:31:25 PM PDT by The Toll

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14 posted on 06/15/2017 12:34:01 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Fourth estate? Ha! Our media has become the KCOTUS, the Kangaroo Court of the United States.)

To: rightwingintelligentsia

Half the people are actually voting for someone not living in their district?

15 posted on 06/15/2017 12:35:28 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)

To: rightwingintelligentsia

Anyone with ANY sense of decency should REJECT the Dims childish and unpatriotic agendas, ESPECIALLY after yesterday

C’mon people, WakeTHU

16 posted on 06/15/2017 12:35:57 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (“Liberalism is a mental disorder” On FULL Display NOW! BOYCOTT Mexico nba NFL PepsiCO Kellogg’s)

To: butlerweave

If Ossoff wins they’ll say Trump is finished and if Ossoff loses they’ll say Trump is finished.

Well, pretty close. I’m guessing if Ossoff wins, the democrats are so desperate for any win, they will treat it the victory like it was Hillary winning last November (regardless of it being only a slightly Republican leaning district that they poured a literal fortune into).

However if Ossoff loses they will simply dismiss it as a “sympathy vote” for the Republican after the shooting this week and say it means nothing.

17 posted on 06/15/2017 12:36:23 PM PDT by apillar

To: rightwingintelligentsia

Ah, yes. In the sixties the number one song was “It’s your thing, do what you want to do.” And that generation grew up espousing the philosophy, and they raised children instilling in them that philosophy, and so on, and so on.

And now we’re living in the mongrelization of America. No civility whatsoever.

18 posted on 06/15/2017 12:36:56 PM PDT by LouAvul (The most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will.)

To: rightwingintelligentsia

I wouldn’t call much about the 6th District “Southern”.

19 posted on 06/15/2017 12:37:01 PM PDT by Codeflier (Bush, Clinton, Bush, Obama – 4 democrat presidents in a row and counting…)

To: rightwingintelligentsia

Aggressive voters losing Southern manners in contentious GA Congressional runoff

Translation: The Republican is winning.

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