Tag Archives: election fraud

Five GOP Candidates For Michigan Governor Are Now Disqualified For Submitting Forged Petition Signatures

The New York Times reports: Five Republican candidates for Michigan governor were disqualified by a state canvassing board on Thursday for submitting nominating petitions that officials said had contained thousands of forged signatures. The decision sent the race, in a key battleground state, into chaos and dealt a serious blow to the party’s plans to challenge Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the …

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FL County GOP Chairman And State Senate Candidate Arrested On Multiple Counts Of 2020 Election Fraud

Florida Politics reports: Seminole County Republican Party Chair Ben Paris [photo], political consultant Eric Foglesong and former independent candidate Jestine Iannotti have been arrested and charged with multiple counts of election fraud related to the 2020 election in Senate District 9. Iannotti had run in the SD 9 election as an independent candidate in a contest that critics had alleged …

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Two PA GOP Staffers Fired For Alleged Ballot Harvesting

Salon reports: C.J. Parker, 24, and Shamus O’Donnell, 27, and were both sacked after allegedly sending dozens of ballots to a P.O. box associated with a Republican political action committee known as the Republican Registration Coalition. The PAC’s chairman, Billy Lanzilotti, told the Inquirer that he had intended to hand deliver the ballots to voters himself. The incident is just …

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Man At Center Of GOP Election Fraud Case Dies

The Associated Press reports: Leslie McCrae Dowless Jr., the key player in a North Carolina absentee ballot fraud probe that led to a do-over congressional election, has died. His daughter, Andrea Dowless Heverly, wrote that her father “passed away peacefully” Sunday morning, according to a social media post. The political operative was set to go on trial this summer on …

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Criminal Voter Registration Fraud Probe Underway Over Party Affiliations Changed By Florida GOP Canvassers

The Miami Herald reports: A team of reporters visited eight locations where voter registration data showed unusually high numbers of voters switching from one party to another last year. The reporters knocked on every door where someone’s party affiliation had changed. Four out of every five voters who spoke to the Herald — 141 in total — said that their …

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Hundreds In Florida May Have Unknowingly Had Party Affiliations Changed To GOP By Republican Canvassers

Gainesville’s PBS affiliate reports: Signatures of some voters in apartment buildings and high-rise towers in South Florida whose registration was changed to Republican appeared noticeably different than on paperwork those same voters signed earlier, according to a new review of voting records. The signature comparisons, performed this week in Miami as journalists from the University of Florida College of Journalism …

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Evidence Grows In Florida GOP Voter Registration Scam

Miami’s ABC News affiliate reports: Miami-Dade Elections Department 2021-22 records show more than 5,000 registered Democrats switched their party affiliation to Republican. The increase comes just as more victims of third-party registrations are coming forward to report that their voter registration was altered without their permission. All of the victims were older than 65 years old, live in Miami-Dade County, …

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FL Seniors Say Their Party Affiliations Were Changed To Republican By Door-To-Door GOP Operatives [VIDEO]

Miami’s ABC News affiliate reports: Despite the security at Haley Sofge Towers, a Miami-Dade public housing building, people with clipboards and Republican Party of Florida caps were in the hallways, door knocking. It made registered NPA Armando Selva suspicious. “They said, “We’re doing the renewals on the voter registration, would you like to renew?” Selva recalled. Resident Juan Carlos Salazar …

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Hidden Camera Shows Wisconsin GOP State Rep Telling Cultists To “Cheat Like Democrats” In Coming Elections

The Wisconsin State Journal reports: A newly minted Republican lawmaker told a group of visitors to his Capitol office that Republicans need to “cheat like the Democrats or bend the rules” to win upcoming elections, according to a hidden camera video posted online. Rep. Elijah Behnke, R-Oconto, also calls Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, a “swamp creature” and threatens to …

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FBI Probes Lindell Acolyte In OH Election Data Breach

The Washington Post reports: Federal and state investigators are examining an attempt to breach an Ohio county’s election network that bears striking similarities to an incident in Colorado earlier this year, when government officials helped an outsider gain access to the county voting system in an effort to find fraud. Data obtained in both instances were distributed at an August …

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Trump Likely To Face Special Georgia Grand Jury

The New York Times reports: As the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot fights to extract testimony and documents from Donald J. Trump’s White House, an Atlanta district attorney is moving toward convening a special grand jury in her criminal investigation of election interference by the former president and his allies, according to a person with direct knowledge …

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Georgia Moves To Take Over Atlanta-Area Elections

The Associated Press reports: Georgia’s State Election Board on Wednesday took a step toward a possible eventual takeover of elections in the state’s most populous county under a process outlined in the state’s sweeping new voting law. The board voted unanimously Wednesday to approve a bipartisan, three-person review panel to investigate the handling of elections in Fulton County, a Democratic …

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Cultist Official Eyed In Colorado Election System Breach

The Daily Sentinel reports: The Mesa County Clerk and Recorder’s Office is under investigation by the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office for a breach in security over its election system. Secretary of State Jena Griswold released an order at 10:15 a.m. today calling on Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters to supply surveillance videos and documents showing how the breach occurred, …

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FL “Ghost Candidate” Scandal Linked To GOP Operative

Miami’s NBC News affiliate reports: A former lawmaker accused of violating election law was working for a powerful Republican political operative, according to court records released before the case goes to trial. Prosecutors in the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office accuse former Republican state senator Frank Artiles of offering third-party candidate Alex Rodriguez nearly $45,000 to run last November to siphon …

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GOP Operative At Center Of 2018 Election Fraud Case Pleads Guilty To Benefits Fraud, Other Cases Pending

The Associated Press reports: A key figure in a North Carolina investigation into ballot fraud in a 2018 congressional race pleaded guilty on Monday to federal charges he unlawfully accepted Social Security benefits when concealing other money he earned. Leslie McCrae Dowless Jr., 65, entered the plea before U.S. District Judge Terrence Boyle for theft of government property and Social …

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Republican Baltimore Mayoral Candidate Charged With Multiple Counts Of Election Fraud (He’s Also A Cop)

The Baltimore Sun reports: A Baltimore Police officer who sought the Republican nomination for mayor was indicted last week by the Office of the State Prosecutor for lying about being a city resident. Ivan Gonzalez was charged with perjury, falsifying voter registration and related charges after being indicted by a grand jury following an internal police department investigation. The Sun …

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FL Dems Demand New Election Over Shill Candidate

The Tampa Bay Times reports: Florida Democrats on Friday called for Republican Sen. Ileana Garcia’s resignation and for a special election to be held in Miami-Dade Senate District 37, a day after state prosecutors accused a Miami GOP operative of planting a no-party candidate to sway the outcome of the race in November. Garcia’s 2020 victory strengthened Senate Republicans’ decades-long …

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Dems Ask FBI Director For Criminal Probe Over Call

NBC News reports: A pair of House Democrats are asking FBI Director Christopher Wray to open a criminal probe into President Donald Trump after a leaked phone call showed him pleading with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to overturn his state’s election. “As members of Congress and former prosecutors, we believe Donald Trump engaged in solicitation of, or conspiracy …

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PA Man Registered Dead Relatives Who Voted Trump

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports: In the weeks leading up to the presidential election, Elizabeth Bartman and Elizabeth Weihman registered to vote as Republicans in Nether Providence Township, Delaware County officials said Monday. There was one problem: Both women had been dead for several years. The man behind those applications, Bruce Bartman, now faces two felony counts of perjury, as well …

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Calls Erupt For Graham To Resign For Election Fraud

Raw Story reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on Monday shocked the political world after Georgia’s Republican Secretary of State accused him of election interference. Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said Monday that he has come under increasing pressure in recent days from fellow Republicans, including Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (S.C.), to question the validity of legally cast absentee ballots …

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