Fenty camp again accused of vote-buying
Vincent C. Gray's campaign is requesting that the FBI investigate allegations that Mayor Adrian Fenty's campaign offered jobs to young adults in exchange for votes.
The Gray campaign is following up to a story aired Wednesday night on ABC7 and posted on its companion Web site TBD on Thursday morning. In the TBD piece, four young D.C. residents said they were offered jobs if they agreed to vote for Fenty.
It's not the first time such accusations have been made against the Green Team; Post reporters Mike DeBonis and Nikita Stewart reported on another such incident over the weekend.
A Gray campaign poll watcher working at the Turkey Thicket recreation center said she questioned a young Fenty supporter who told her he was paid $100 to vote.
The man's name and his picture were given to election officials, who said they would refer the matter to federal prosecutors if an initial investigation indicated it was warranted. The Fenty campaign had no comment on the allegation.
The Fenty campaign has denied any wrong-doing.
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