October 28 2002
Unusual request raises suspicion
By Ken Thomas
The Associated Press
Posted October 27 2002
MIAMI - The chairman of the state Democratic Party asked U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft on Saturday to launch an investigation into possible dirty tricks in the final weeks of the governor's race.
Bob Poe said he received "a disturbing phone call" on Friday afternoon from someone urging him to cast his absentee ballot on Nov. 10 -- five days after Election Day. The caller said he was from Bill McBride's gubernatorial campaign.
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