The Democrats pleaded guilty in this case, which is the culmination of a 2 year investigation, but what is shocking is the cavalier attitude on the part of the defendants.
“No one tried to steal any election,” he claimed. [Troy City Council President Clem Campana] “I did nothing wrong, I don’t know if anyone did, and if they did, they should be held accountable for it.”
Campana has pled guilty.
In November 2009, Democratic operative Anthony DeFiglio told New York State police investigators that faking absentee ballots was a commonplace and accepted practice in political circles, all intended to swing an election.
DeFiglio also pled guilty.
Former Troy Democratic City Clerk William McInerney, Democratic Councilman John Brown, and Democratic political operatives Anthony Renna and Anthony DeFiglio have entered guilty pleas in the case, in which numerous signatures were allegedly forged on absentee ballots in the 2009 Working Families Party primary, the political party that was associated with the now-defunct community group, ACORN.