COLLUSION IN ELECTIONS?
Published January 24, 2020
Collusion in elections is all the hype in Washington. The circus
is in town? The Democrats have accused President Donald Trump of
collusion with Russia, meaning
using deceiving, misleading, and/or fraudulent methods during
the election to rob poor Hillary Clinton of her well-deserved
victory. So the saying goes by the Democrats! But so far the
accusers failed to supply any kind of proof of their numerous
But talking collusion in elections? Just go to community
associations: The elections are a joke and you can accuse
nearly every sitting board of colluding not with Russians or
the Chinese but with the managers and the association
attorney. These so-called service providers will do about
everything to keep the sitting board re-elected, since new
boards often tend to fire the management company and/or the
association attorney. It's all about job-security! Dont forget:
Many of the recalls and elections of new board members are
caused by the majority of owners being unhappy with the services
of the CAM and/or the association attorney.
Elections in HOAs are open to fraud and deceit since the
statutes (FS 720.306) allow about every kind of fraud without
breaking the laws.
Condo elections are a little more regulated, but now electronic
voting opened the door to fraud again fraud without a
paper-trail. All the sitting board has to do is cozy up with
computer guy running the election and not even Muller could
find any proof of wrongdoing!
And if election disputes go to arbitration? The outcome is like
a crapshoot nobody can predict what happens since it seems the
arbitrators roll the dice to decie the outcome.
Elections in community associations? Full of collusion and
||Jan Bergemann is president of Cyber Citizens For Justice,
's largest state-wide property owners' advocacy group.
CCFJ works on legislation to help owners living in
associations. He moved to
in 1995 - hoping to retire. He moved into a HOA, where the
developer cheated the homeowners and used the association dues
for his own purposes. End of retirement!
CCFJ was born in the year 2000, when some owners met in
- finding out that power is only in numbers. Bergemann was a
member of Governor Jeb Bush's HOA Task force in 2003/2004.
The organization has two websites to inform interested
homeowners and condo owners:
News Website: http://www.ccfj.net/.
Educational Website: http://www.ccfjfoundation.net/.
We think that only owners can really represent owners, since all
service providers surely have a different interest! We are
trying to create owner-friendly laws, but the best laws are
useless without enforcement. And enforcement is totally lacking