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Thursday, February 14, 2008

Voter guide misguides

Howard Wilkinson reports:

Voters in some of Cincinnati’s 2nd Congressional District neighborhoods have been scratching their heads over a Hamilton County Republican Party “voter’s guide” they found in their mailboxes this week.

The mail piece which found its way into thousands of mailboxes in neighborhoods like Hyde Park and Mount Lookout listed all the GOP endorsed candidates for offices from local judgeships to Congress. But many of the brochures sent into those 2nd District neighborhoods told them to vote for a candidate whose name they won’t find on their primary or general election ballots - Rep. Steve Chabot, the congressman from the 1st Congressional District.

No mention of Rep. Jean Schmidt, the party-endorsed candidate for re-election.
It seems the printing company the GOP hired to print and mail the flyers messed up big time.
“We’ve been getting calls about it non-stop,’’ said Maggie Nafziger, the Hamilton County Republican Party’s executive director.

The printing company, Nafziger said, mailed a stack of 1st District flyers to 2nd District residents. The mistake will be corrected; and 2nd District voters should see a new mailer in their mailboxes very soon with Schmidt listed instead of Chabot.

“And I guarantee you, the party won’t be paying for the new mailing,’’ said Nafziger.


13 Comments:

at 4:59 PM, February 14, 2008 Blogger RPA said...

i only wish i could vote for steve chabot instead of, well, anyone running in the 2nd district.

 
at 5:09 PM, February 14, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

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Well, the wRong wingnut whackos might have concealed Lender's getting the, so called, farm tax breakes (CAUV) to pay for all that misleading elephant dung propaganda, but, the next OH-2 congress-woman has the Letter Carriers Union Endorsement !

Oops, delivered to the wRong district. WHO KNEW ?

There is no doubt: The wRong wingnut whackos: WILL PAY in OH-02 !

lol, loL, LOl, LOL

PATHETIC 'HypocRites' !

HAD ENOUGH, VOTE DEMOCRAT 2008 !

 
at 5:27 PM, February 14, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Perhaps Maggie could be a little more in the loop and work more closely with the mail vendor to make sure they have the right info and spend a little less time shoe shopping at Tower Place Mall.

 
at 5:49 PM, February 14, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

You know, no matter how bad of a job Maggie does and no matter how poor her academic performance may be, we can all take comfort in knowing that the HCRP will appoint her to be a judge within the next couple of years... :-\

 
at 5:50 PM, February 14, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Chabot and the Lindgren boys have been making up lies about Schmidt for years, so this is nothing new!

 
at 8:41 PM, February 14, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anon 5:49 and 5:50 need to stay up a lot better. Maggie isn't a lawyer and the Dem governor makes judicial appointments, so you are wrong there. Also, no one there is lying about Schmdt since they endorsed her. Gary Lindgren works for the CBC now and they need her pork votes so you're wrong there too.

Other than that, try to stay up, Schmidtheads.

 
at 8:50 PM, February 14, 2008 Anonymous CincyJeff said...

It's not a surprise to see the Hamilton County Republican Party unable to coordinate something as simple as a mailing. Competent minds can handle this on a routine basis.

The real tragedy is watching the party squander resources to support some Republicans over other Republicans when that money would be better spent for the general election. Just when the party should be pulling together, they once again are dividing us.

 
at 6:07 AM, February 15, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Perhaps Ms. Nafziger should "exit stage left"?

 
at 7:40 AM, February 15, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I urge all Republican residents in the second district to vote for Steve Chabot as their Congressional representative in all upcoming elections! LOL

 
at 8:59 AM, February 15, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Maggie isn't a lawyer"

Last I heard she was going to Chase law school in the evenings. And by "appointments" I just meant fast tracked to a judicial race courtesy of the Republican machine--which really means a sure fire win. They have a history of tagging folks not based on ability but on political favors.

 
at 4:04 PM, February 15, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Incompetent mailings, incompetent government...it all falls together.
Republicks can't even wage a decent occupation of another soverign country. But they're real good at tax breaks for the top 2% of the wealthy in the USofA. They're really effective at reverse Robin-Hoodwinking the ciizenry. Crooks! Outta DC NOW!
(posted by billo)

 
at 6:40 PM, February 15, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

You can't blame the Hamilton County Republican Party for being ashamed of Jean Schmidt. I imagine they'd like to forget about her permanently.

 
at 8:03 PM, February 17, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

OK...why don't you get back to us after Jean Schmidt defeats COASTer Brinkman and then wacky Wulsin.

Jean will have the last laugh over anonymous losers like you.

 
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