Ninety Voter Registration Forms That Included Social Security Numbers And Dates Of Birth Were Stolen From ACORN’s Las Cruces Office.

Ninety completed voter-registration applications that included Social Security numbers and dates of birth were stolen over the weekend from the Las Cruces office of an independent voter-registration group. As a result, ACORN plans to send letters to those whose applications were stolen to inform them of the situation.” (Heath Haussamen, “Completed Voter-Registration Forms Stolen From Group,” “Heath Haussamen On New Mexico Politics” Blog, haussamen.blogspot.com, 6/24/08)

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In New Mexico, 1,100 Fraudulent Voter-Registration Cards Were Reported: ACORN Acknowledges That Some May Have Come From Its Group.

“County spokesman Jess Williams said many of the complaints are about the Association of Community Organizations for Reform, more commonly known as ACORN. The group has been actively trying to register voters in Dona Ana County in recent months. It has also received national attention in recent years for allegations in other states of voter fraud and shoddy work … ” (Heath Haussamen, “Complaints In Dona Ana County,” The New Mexico Independent, 6/11/08)

Dona Ana County Spokesman Jess Williams Said That ACORN Is Responsible For Many Of The Complaints About The Voter Re-Registration Scheme

“County spokesman Jess Williams said many of the complaints are about the Association of Community Organizations for Reform, more commonly known as ACORN. The group has been actively trying to register voters in Dona Ana County in recent months. It has also received national attention in recent years for allegations in other states of voter fraud and shoddy work … ” (Heath Haussamen, “Complaints In Dona Ana County,” The New Mexico Independent, 6/11/08)

In New Mexico, Dona Ana County Officials “Received Complaints About Misleading Voter Registration Activities

The Dona Ana County Bureau of Elections has received complaints about misleading voter-registration activities and wants to make sure the public knows the truth about registering. Elections Supervisor Lynn Ellins said in a news release from the county that the ‘most disturbing’ complaint is from people who say they are being told they must re-register to vote under a new law passed by the state Legislature. ‘This is simply not true,’ Ellins said. ‘Any voter who is registered and in good standing has no obligation to re-register.'” (Heath Haussamen, “Complaints In Dona Ana County,” The New Mexico Independent, 6/11/08)