- Aug 23, 2012
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'Voter Fraud' Billboards In Ohio Meant To Intimidate, Advocates Say (UPDATE)It is voter intimidation, said Phyllis Cleveland, a Cleveland City councilwoman. That was my gut feeling the first time I saw them. They are creating an environment whereby African American, Hispanic and poor people are being painted as offenders, Turner said. They know exactly what they are doing. This is all about our president. Dont make any mistake about it. Those signs were not up four years ago or eight years ago or even 10.
Turner said the placement of the billboards is strategic.
The effect on the community is "exactly the effect that they want to have, Turner said. If you are a low-information voter, under all of this pressure ... many voters will say to hell with it.