Of course not.
Green Party officials who confronted Neal during Thursday's news conference said the "mistake" is compounded by Whitney's exclusion from gubernatorial debates.
But, Neal advised conspiracy theorists to give it a rest.
"No one at the Chicago Board of Elections or a vendor would ever do anything to in any way negatively effect the integrity of the election, the integrity of this office or in any way influence any one candidate's success," he said.
...And then there is the military ballot SNAFU by the hacks.
One embarrassment after another.
...It's no wonder Michelle didn't know how to behave at the polls.
More. Early voting has already started. The Greenie vote would have probably cut into the Dem Quinn's numbers--he's already behind. You do the math. Granted, it's not on the paper ballots but it flashes up on the review screen.
WaPo picks it up:
He said the board became aware of the typo Wednesday and called Whitney's lawyer Thursday morning. But Green Party Chairman Phil Huckelberry said a party member found the mistake Tuesday and was brushed off by city election officials for a day.
"We don't have any idea what affect that has had on voters," Huckelberry said. "I think something needs to be done above and beyond what they're doing."
Not only has the mistake made Chicago a laughingstock, he said, but "our candidate ... has been tagged with a name that really isn't that nice."
Well, that's the Dem machine for you.
...and there's a black Green Party candidate running for Senate. (Too bad for you, Alexi.) They may have wanted to distinguish the two. Just sayin.
P.S. There was a debate tonight: