Robin Carnahan Linked to Criminal Outfit That Hired Rapists and Murderers For Voter Registration Drives
Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, a liberal democrat, announced this week that she is running for Kit Bond’s Senate seat.
Carnahan is the daughter of former Governor Mel Carnahan who died in a plane crash in October, 2000. Her mother replaced Mel as US Senator after his death. Her brother Russ Carnahan is a member of the United States House of Representatives. Her other brother Tom Carnahan is founder of Wind Capital Group which builds wind farms.
In 2008 Barack Obama hired Patrick Gaspard, a top official of the powerhouse New York-based healthcare workers union 1199, an SEIU affiliate and the largest local union in the country. In 2004, Patrick Gaspard Served As National Field Director For 527 Organization America Coming Together, a group that was later fined $775,000 in civil penalties by the federal government. ACT hired dozens Of felons some convicted of sex offenses, assault and burglary – to conduct door-to-door voter registration drives in Missouri and other swing states. Seven of the ACT employees lived at Missouri halfway houses and at least four returned to prison. Because of this the Missouri Department Of Corrections banished ACT from its pool of potential employers for parolees, saying, “They did not want offenders handing sensitive personal information. The names of two of the ACT employees even matched those of people convicted of murder and rape. ACT was also good at getting the dead voters signed up in time for the election.
This brings us to Robin Carnahan who employs a former ACT staffer– Laura Egerdal as her communications director.
Egerdal not only worked for ACT…
She was the one doing the hiring!
Here’s a copy of job opportunity listed at StL Indymedia back in 2004:
The ad reads:
Hey all –
America Coming Together is seeking progressive, passionate people who want to help create change in our country (i.e. get Bush out of office!). We currently have a few part-time and full-time openings – these people will be working on a wide variety of projects, including registering voters. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Laura Egerdal at 724.5612 or lee1 at cec.wustl.edu.
Amazing. And, this is Robin Carnahan’s communication director?
Oh, and Carnahan also thinks ACORN is just great.
Don’t expect to see this reported in the St. Louis Post Dispatch anytime soon.