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October 27, 2010 / J. Shaw

Acorn's 'Project Vote' Open for Election-Run by Woman Under Indictment

Matthew Vadum over at Human Events reports ACORN is alive and well, though operating under a different name:

Disturbingly, Project Vote,ACORN’s scandal-plagued voter registration and mobilization division, remains open for business.

Project Vote has been part of the ACORN family since at least 1992 when Barack Obama ran a successful voter drive in Illinois.

Although legally separate entities, in practice the two are the same, as the congressional testimony of former ACORN/Project Vote employee Anita MonCrief can attest. They share office space, employees, and budgets. Project Vote continues to operate out of ACORN’s Washington, D.C., headquarters.

Even worse, its voter drive is being run by Amy Busefink, an ACORN employee under indictment in Nevada for violating election laws. It might be understandable for an employer not to fire an employee until she is actually convicted of a crime, but this is ridiculous. Busefink should not be running a voter drive.

Busefink and another ACORN employee, Christopher Edwards, were charged with by the state of Nevada with “26 felony counts of voter fraud and 13 of providing unlawful extra compensation to those registering voters.” Edwards pleaded guilty and the trial of Busefink and ACORN is set to begin November 26

Article  …...washingtonexaminer.com By: Mark Hemingway

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