South Dakota GOP workers sent to Bush campaign

Workers for the South Dakota Republican Party who resigned as a result of criminal investigation into voter irregularities are now working for the Bush-Cheney campaign, The Sioux Falls Argus Leader reports.

The South Dakota GOP said it had "zero-tolerance policy" when it announced the resignations o Larry Russell, who was chairman of the party's get-out-the-vote operation, and five workers. But Russell and three others were quickly reassigned to work for Bush in Ohio, a battleground state.

The state GOP is at the center of an investigation into possible fraud involving absentee ballots on college campuses.

Get the Story:
Workers who left in ballot flap join Bush (The Sioux Falls Argus Leader 10/15)
State GOP disavows worker (The Rapid City Journal 10/15)

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