It’s everywhere around us, all the time…
It has been said that if you find one cockroach in your house, there are a multitude hiding in your walls—sometimes hundreds.
Jason Schofield is alleged to have submitted at least 8 absentee ballots during a local election and now faces 12 felonies…
So what am I trying to get at here? Why is this relevant?
The main takeaway that I want to communicate here is that this type of behavior is rampant. It crosses party lines and can be seen at all levels of our political system.
We have a problem with the system and that system seems to attract the worst people—never the best.
We have brought you many of these stories before and just remember—these are the ones they actually catch…
Here’s more on the story:
Jason Schofield, a Republican elections commissioner in upstate New York, has been arrested for election fraud. He’s accused of obtaining absentee ballots in the names of people who didn’t request them, and actually voting with them. Schofield faces five years in prison.
— Mike Sington (@MikeSington) September 14, 2022
FBI agents arrested the Rensselaer County GOP Elections Commissioner Tuesday at his New York home. This came at the end of a 2-year long county wide election corruption investigation. Jason Schofield, 42, is charged with 12 felony counts of unlawful possession & use of fake ID’s.
— George#VotesBlueAlways (@Numbers28) September 14, 2022
Fox News reports:
The indictment alleges that Schofield applied for absentee ballots in the names of people who had no interest in voting in 2021 and did not request absentee ballots or Schofield’s assistance in voting or obtaining absentee ballots.
Oh look, another Republican official – a Rensselaer County Elections Commissioner, no less – has been arrested by the FBI for voter fraud.
Jason Schofield illegally obtained and cast at least 8 absentee ballots in last year's NY election.https://t.co/zotDiOlAc0
— TrumpsTaxes (@TrumpsTaxes) September 14, 2022
The Associated Press reports that Jason Schofield, a GOP county elections commissioner in upstate NY is facing fraud accusations for using 8 other registered voters’ names to fraudulently apply for absentee ballots. https://t.co/aWZtggFpJ2
— Dr. Mohamed Arafa (@DrMohamedAraf) September 15, 2022
Conservative Brief adds:
Schofield, a Republican, was released on his own recognizance until his trial scheduled before U.S. District Judge Mae A. D’Agostino.