Breitbart Exclusive: O’Keefe Busts Illegal Voter Scheme To ‘Turn Texas Blue’
by Brandon Darby on February 20, 2014 at 2:56 PM
SAN ANTONIO, Texas—In an apparent violation of state law, Battleground Texas officials are exploiting legally protected information to turn voters out to the polls as part of the Democratic partys quest to paint the Lone Star State blue, a new undercover video from James OKeefe reveals.
The footage shows Battleground Texas volunteer Jennifer Longoria saying the group uses the phone numbers from voter registration forms in later efforts to boost turnout on election day.
Texas Election Code prohibits the use of, or even the copying of, phone numbers provided by individuals registering to vote. “Every time we register somebody to vote, we keep their name, address, phone number,” Longoria said.
The video also shows volunteers calling to boost turnout for Wendy Daviss gubernotorial bid.
The new revelations are likely to add to concerns about an apparent culture of data sharing among Democrat-aligned political and nonprofit organizations. For example, a previous OKeefe expose raised questions about whether campaigns to get people to sign up for Obamacare had secondary political motives.