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Trump has called on his supporters to act as “election observers” in certain areas of the country to help prevent fraud. — Lawyers for Democrats around the country are filing lawsuits claiming Republicans and the campaign of GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump are pushing supporters to intimidate and confront voters on election day.The strongest example yet of the hypocrisy is in North Carolina where Democrats were mad about a Republican voter guide being passed out.The response to a perfectly legal voter guide by one North Carolina Democrat official is to call it a (bold emphasis added): cheap psychology is being used and some voters dont know any better and think the culprit is being sincere.In Ohio, a federal judge on Friday issued a temporary restraining order against Trump’s campaign and his friend and informal adviser, Roger Stone, barring them from harassing or intimidating Ohio voters during Tuesday’s vote.Attorneys representing the Democratic Party argued Friday in a New Jersey court that the GOP was coordinating with Trump to intimidate voters, accusations that the Republican Party says are not true in that state or in four other states where Democrats are waging similar battles.
Trying to block or harass voters at the polls harkens back to the intimidation of black voters in modern US history, especially in the formerly segregated South.The RNC and New Jersey’s Republican Party allegedly had off-duty law enforcement officers stand at polling places in urban areas wearing “National Ballot Security Task Force” armbands. Joshua Kaul, an attorney representing the Democratic National Committee, told the judge in Newark on Friday that Trump has “repeatedly encouraged his supporters to engage in vigilante efforts” in the guise of ferreting out potential voter fraud. Bobby Burchfield, an attorney for Republicans, told the judge that party volunteers are engaging in normal poll-watching and that Democrats haven’t found one instance in which someone was intimidated or prevented from voting.Judge John Michael Vazquez did not immediately rule. District Judge Richard Boulware says he’s also keeping time open for a Tuesday hearing in case of further allegations of intimidation.Democratic Party officials sued Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in four battleground states on Monday, seeking to shut down a poll-watching effort that they said was designed to harass minority voters in the November 8 election.In lawsuits filed in federal courts in Pennsylvania, Nevada, Arizona and Ohio, Democrats argued that Trump and Republican Party officials were mounting a "campaign of vigilante voter intimidation" that violates the 1965 Voting Rights Act and an 1871 law aimed at the Ku Klux Klan."Trump has sought to advance his campaign's goal of 'voter suppression' by using the loudest microphone in the nation to implore his supporters to engage in unlawful intimidation," the Ohio Democratic Party wrote in a legal filing. The Trump campaign did not respond to a request for comment. Since August, Trump has urged his supporters to monitor polling locations on Election Day for signs of possible voting fraud, often urging them to keep a close eye on cities like Philadelphia and St. In a separate lawsuit, Democrats are seeking to stop the national Republican Party from working with the Trump campaign on poll monitoring, arguing that a long-standing court order prevents the party from engaging in so-called "ballot security" measures. Many states allow campaigns and political parties to monitor balloting, though they often face restrictions.
On Stop the Steal's website, Stone says Clinton's Democrats "intend to flood the polls with illegals.