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ACORN stole election?

In the wake of the disputed 2000 presidential election, many Republicans thought that election reform was a nonissue and that Congress shouldn't be telling locals how to run their elections. Nine years later, with a Democrat in the White House, 52 percent of Republican voters surveyed by Public Polling Policy said they think ACORN stole the 2008 election for Barack Obama. The polling firm concluded: "The constant harping on ACORN by Republican politicians may sound nutso in some circles, but it certainly has hurt the organization's image and it looks like the anti-ACORN message may resonate with a decent portion of the American electorate."