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Fetterman May Have Commited Felony by Trying to Bribe Twitter Followers

'I want ALL the @’s in my TL... Let’s see you bank them...'

(Molly Bruns, Headline USA) Pennsylvania’s Democrat lieutenant governor and newly-anointed US Senate candidate, John Fetterman, may have broken the law by bribing his Twitter followers to vote.

In a now-deleted tweet, Fetterman asked people to “Bank your ballot” while asking individuals proof of their vote as entry into a contest to win a “Sheetz” gift card, 100 Percent Fed Up reported.

Sheetz—an Altoona, Pa.-based gas-station and convenience store—is popular along the mid-Atlantic coastal states and others that share a border with Pennsylvania.

“I want ALL the @’s [all Twitter accounts begin with @] in my TL, [Timeline on Twitter],” Fetterman wrote, while appearing to ask for evidence that voters had cast their ballots.

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“BANK YOUR BALLOT PA,” he wrote. “Let’s see you bank them.”

In addition to the gift card, Fetterman said he was offering “scratch-off” lottery tickets to remind voters that “you can gamble in PA but are a criminal if you sip some weed.”

A response to the tweet, one user let Fetterman know that he would “go back and enter from a few weeks ago,” attaching a picture of himself holding his mail-in ballot.

Two more voters replied to Fetterman with evidence of voting to claim their lottery tickets.

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In Pennsylvania, it is a felony offense to give, promise or offer to give a voter any money, reward or other valuable consideration for their vote.

According to the Justice Deptartment, buying votes in an election where a federal candidate’s name appears on the ballot is also a federal crime.

Historically, Fetterman has also been an advocate for voting dropboxes, mentioning them in several tweets.

Curiously, during the lockdown, he encouraged people to use them in-person.

“Trust it” and “Bank them” are some other terms he repeats constantly.

Fetterman has been questioned for his ethics before, after having received thousands in campaign contributions from a corrupt union in 2021.

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