Oakland County Democrats Report Misleading Robocalls

Posts on the party's Facebook page say callers from out of state Monday night gave incorrect polling and candidate endorsement information.

Oakland County Democrats reported Monday night that they were getting "robocalls" with wildly inaccurate election information from people who claim to represent the Obama for America campaign and their own party. 

On the party's Facebook page, Birmingham resident Nancy Skinner posted a video she shared on YouTube.com with a caller saying that her polling place is the First Baptist Haitian Church, which doesn't exist in Birmingham. 

Patch has confirmed that the phone number mentioned in the call belongs to an Obama for America field office and has contacted the campaign to determine whether the calls actually came from Obama for America. 

Others who posted said they received calls from Seattle, WA, claiming that Oakland County Democrats are supporting Republican Party-endorsed judicial candidates Dan Christ and Brian Zahara. 

For accurate, nonpartisan election information, including your polling place, visit Patch's 2012 Voter Guide, the City of Berkley or City of Huntington Woods websites, or use the search tool at publius.org

This is a developing story. Stay tuned to Berkley Patch for updates. 


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