to make sure there's no funny business.
And if there's any doubt about the Denver Elections Division, here's proof the staff is on high alert: Division personnel had to assure a poll worker that a young lady wearing an MIT sweatshirt was not engaging in pro-Mitt Romney electioneering.
Alton Dillard, spokesman for Denver Elections Division, sent out an e-mail featuring the subject line "Little Pre-Election Funny." It reads:
You think everyone is on high alert for this Election?
On the last day of Early Voting on Friday, we had to assure an eagle-eyed poll worker that the young lady in our lobby in the MIT sweatshirt was NOT engaging in electioneering in the Voter Service Center. :)
He later passed along this stock photo of a shirt like the one the woman wore.
Electioneering, which is not allowed at the polls, is basically when a voter comes in wearing paraphernalia in support of a specific candidate.
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Thus, someone with a Massachusetts Institute of Technology sweatshirt was forced to explain that she was representing MIT and not, you know, Mitt.
Fair elections, y'all.
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