When Maria Gianni is knocking on voters' doors, she's not bashful about telling people she is in the country illegally. She knows it's a risk to advertise to strangers that she's here illegally -- but one worth taking in what she sees as a crucial election.secure our border and Obama is suing Arizona to prevent them from doing what the federal govt refuses to do, who's going to put Gianni in the wagon and ship her back?
The 42-year-old is one of dozens of volunteers -- many of them illegal immigrants -- canvassing neighborhoods in the Seattle area trying to get naturalized citizens to cast a ballot for candidates like Democratic Sen. Patty Murray, who is in a neck-to-neck race with Republican Dino Rossi.Maria Gianni has been an illegal alien here in the US for about 12 YEARS!
...In close elections across the country, the immigrant and minority vote is considered key for candidates, especially Democrats.
...OneAmerica Votes launched one of the largest get-out-the-vote campaigns in the state on behalf of Democratic candidates. ...