Cohen Accuses Flinn of Breaking Law by Campaigning Too Near to Polling Sites
A supporter of the congressman provides pictures; GOP candidate says that he was merely making a bathroom visit on one occasion and attempting to cast his own vote on another.
November 1, 2012 at 9:39PM
More and more, the contest between 9th District Democratic congressman Steve Cohen and his Republican opponent, George Flinn, has come to resemble one of those aerial dogfights in movies about World War I.
The two never quite engage directly but upon occasion encounter each other out in public, whereupon they roll and circle each other a bit, exchange bursts of invective, and then part, each returning to home base or to another political mission. So it was on Thursday at Anointed Temple of Praise (“ATOP” in the shorthand lingo of both campaigns) on Riverdale Rd. —, one of the several early-voting sites that had been attracting droves of voters for the last two weeks until early voting formally ended at 7 p.m.