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Steele Fundraising Letter: Obama And ACORN Trying To Rig Census

Dear Friend,

It has become plain that when candidate Obama talked about change--he was talking about using the system to create permanent liberal control of the federal government.

Our Constitution requires we take a population census every 10 years.

"Ok -- so what?" you might ask.

Well -- the future shape of Congress, state legislatures and the balance of political power between states are at stake. This is because individual election district lines will be redrawn based on the Census figures.

The Census further determines changes in population and demographics across the country and has an impact on the amount of federal funds which are allotted to individual states.

It determines the number of Representatives each state has in the U.S. House and therefore the make-up of the Electoral College that will determine the outcome of the 2012 Presidential election.

It seems the Obama Administration has plans to rig the Census results.

President Obama's old friends from ACORN, the leftist, urban "community" organization with a long history of promoting vote fraud, has been chosen by the Administration as a "partner" with the Census Bureau to determine population counts in cities around the country.

With this group's track record of coming up with countless fraudulent voter registrations in heavily Democrat areas to sway elections to ultra-liberals, you can be sure they'll be manipulating population numbers as well.

And after receiving millions in political payback from the Democrats' recently passed "Stimulus" Bill, ACORN's community organizers are eager to once again take action to aid their old friend in the White House.

Why is this important? The U.S. population has shifted in the last ten years. States like Illinois, Michigan, New York and Pennsylvania (all states Obama won in 2008) have smaller populations, and states like Arizona, Georgia and South Carolina (all states that John McCain carried) have gained population.

The trend illustrates that urban strongholds, which favor Democrats, continue to lose population to more decentralized areas in states more likely to lean Republican.

If the Democrats and their friends at ACORN have their way, the Census will only "estimate" state populations and therefore be subject to political calculations. And surely their estimate will be far higher than the actual number of people, and voters, present.

We must not let the Democrats and their radical leftist allies falsify the U.S. Census and manipulate elections in their favor. Our democracy, and the principle of "One Person, One Vote" are in jeopardy.

Please help the Republican Party's effort to spread the word about the Obama Democrats' misuse of power and plans to end free and fair elections. Support our effort to get the word out about this threat and ensure an accurate, non-partisan Census by making a contribution of $1,000, $500, $100, $50 or $25 to the Republican National Committee today.

Your gift will also help support the recruitment and election of principled candidates who will defeat the Democrats in 2010 and pave the way to send Barack Obama packing in 2012. Thank you.

Sincerely,

Michael Steele
Chairman, Republican National Committee

P.S. Friend, we are working hard to expose the irresponsible and unethical actions of Democrats in Washington and their left-wing enablers, but we need your financial support to do this vital work. That's why I hope you'll take this opportunity right now to support our fight against bad leadership and bad legislation by making a secure online contribution of $1,000, $500, $100, $50 or $25 to the RNC today. Thank you.