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    Ohio voter fraud billboards to come down, sponsor stays unnamed

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - More than 140 billboards in Ohio and Wisconsin warning of the criminal consequences of voter fraud will be taken down starting on Monday after the sponsor chose to remove them rather than reveal its identity, the billboard owner said.
    The billboards, which show a large judge's gavel and read "Voter Fraud is a felony - up to 3 years and a $10,000 fine," went up primarily in low-income minority neighborhoods in early October, just weeks before the November 6 elections, and were immediately criticized by voter rights groups as an attempt to intimidate minority voters.
    The sponsor was not identified on the billboards owned by Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings Inc. The company said this was a violation of its policy against anonymous political ads.
    After discussions, the sponsor, whom Clear Channel Outdoor has called a "private family foundation" but declined to name, "thought the best solution was to take the boards down, so we are in the process of removing them," the company said in a statement.

    Ohio voter fraud billboards to come down, sponsor stays unnamed - Yahoo! News
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    I was on vacation in western PA for the past 10 days, and I saw one of these billboards along I-90 between Cleveland and the PA line.
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    I'm sure that officials don't want to take political action against the sponsor which is why they aren't asking who the sponsor is..... oh wait.
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    Take those down! We don't want anyone thinking voter fraud is illegal. Sheesh.
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    On one hand I'm all for political transparency, on the other, why should anyone on Twitter be any more anonymous?

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