Tag Archives: voter fraud

SC Scammer Tried To Register 54 Dead Dems In FL

The Orlando Sentinel reports: An unknown person in Columbia, S.C., submitted at least 54 new voter applications in July in the same neat handwriting to the Broward elections office, several in each of 19 envelopes. Many of the voters were elderly, and had recently died in the Northeast. Almost all of them were flagged by Broward elections office staff as …

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California GOP Admits Placing 50+ Fake Drop Boxes

The New York Times reports: The California Republican Party has admitted responsibility for placing more than 50 deceptively labeled “official” drop boxes for mail-in ballots in Los Angeles, Fresno and Orange Counties — an action that state officials said was illegal and could lead to voter fraud. The dark gray metal boxes have been popping up over the past two …

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Georgia Official Says 1000 Voted Twice In State Primary

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced Tuesday that 1,000 Georgians voted twice in the state’s June 9 primary, a felony that he said will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. These voters returned absentee ballots and then also showed up to vote on election day June 9, Raffensperger said. County election officials are …

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DHS: Russia Is “Amplifying” Voter Fraud Chatter

ABC News reports: Russia has sought to “amplify” concerns over the integrity of U.S. elections by promoting allegations that mail-in voting will lead to widespread fraud, according to an intelligence bulletin obtained by ABC News, again echoing a frequent and unfounded complaint raised by President Donald Trump. Analysts with the Department of Homeland Security’s intelligence branch issued the warning on …

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Trump Tries To Walk Back “Vote Twice” Command

The Washington Post reports: President Trump on Thursday sought to clarify remarks in which he suggested voting twice, saying in tweets that he was instead urging those who vote by mail to follow up at their polling place to make sure their mail-in ballots have been counted. During a trip to North Carolina on Wednesday, Trump suggested that those who …

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Ex-Dem Rep Busted In 70s “Abscam” Scandal Charged With Eight Felony Counts Of Bribery And Ballot Stuffing

The Philadelphia Enquirer reports: A former congressman convicted in the 1970s Abscam investigation was charged Thursday with new allegations that he bribed a poll worker to stuff ballot boxes in local elections. Federal prosecutors alleged that U.S. Rep. Michael “Ozzie” Myers, now working as a campaign consultant, paid a South Philadelphia judge of elections to fraudulently add votes to candidates …

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GOP Rep Charged With Felony Voter Fraud Steps Down From House Committees, Loses Major Endorsements

The Kansas City Star reports: Kansas Republican Rep. Steve Watkins announced Friday he will voluntarily step down from his committee assignments in the U.S. House in the face of felony charges filed against him this week. Watkins’ decision to relinquish his committee posts comes as former political allies are distancing themselves from the first-term congressman. He’s become isolated in both …

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GOP US House Rep Charged With Felony Voter Fraud

Topeka’s CBS News affiliate reports: U.S. Rep. Steve Watkins faces criminal charges of voter fraud. Shawnee Co. District Attorney Mike Kagay said Tuesday he filed four counts against Watkins: Interference with Law Enforcement, Providing False Information; Voting without being Qualified; Unlawful Advance Voting; and Failing to Notify the DMV of Change of Address. The first three are felonies, while the …

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McEnany Used Parents’ Tampa Address To Vote By Mail All While Holding New Jersey License And Living In DC

The Huffington Post reports: Even as they both attack the idea of voting by mail, President Donald Trump and his new press secretary may have voted by mail illegally, using residential addresses on their registrations that were not their residences. Kayleigh McEnany cast Florida ballots in 2018 using her parents’ address in Tampa, even though she lived in Washington, D.C., …

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Trump Tried To Register To Vote In FL With DC Address

The Washington Post reports: President Trump originally tried to register to vote in Florida while claiming his “legal residence” was in another part of the country — Washington, D.C. — according to Florida elections records. The September 2019 registration application listed Trump’s legal residence as 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, the location of the White House. That created a potential problem …

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GOP US House Rep Voted With UPS Store Address

Kansas City’s ABC News affiliate reports: A Kansas congressman is tangled in voter fraud and perjury allegations for what he calls a mistake. It all has to do with U.S. Rep. Steve Watkins and a UPS store in Topeka, Kansas. The Shawnee County district attorney is asking the sheriff’s office to investigate whether Watkins committed fraud. Watkins is the freshman …

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Former Trump “Voter Fraud” Commissioner Must Issue Apology To Citizens Falsely Named As “Alien Invaders”

Talking Points Memo reports: A former Trump voter fraud commissioner will apologize to citizens he wrongly described as noncitizens in reports claiming mass voter fraud in Virginia, according to a tentative settlement agreement reached this week in a lawsuit brought against the commissioner. J. Christian Adams and his group the Public Interest Legal Foundation were sued last year over the …

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Texas Elections Chief Resigns After Failed Voter Purge

ABC News reports: The embattled Texas elections chief who questioned the U.S. citizenship of nearly 100,000 people resigned Monday ahead of being forced out of office, stepping down as Republicans went home to defend their vulnerable majority in 2020 rather than try forcing a late vote to save Gov. Greg Abbott’s nominee. Secretary of State David Whitley never received a …

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Texas Defies US House Demand For “Voter Fraud” Files

Courthouse News reports: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton rejected a demand Thursday by congressional Democrats to hand over documents relating to the state’s bungled announcement that 95,000 registered voters may not be citizens, telling federal lawmakers they lack jurisdiction in the matter. First Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey C. Mateer wrote the House Committee on Oversight’s March 28 demand does not …

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NORTH CAROLINA: Local Station Finds “Targeted Effort” To Illegally Collect Absentee Ballots In US House Race

Charlotte’s ABC affiliate reports: Channel 9 was back in Bladen County, North Carolina Monday, tracking down people involved in the controversy surrounding mail-in-absentee ballots in the U.S. House District 9 election. The state refused to officially declare Republican Mark Harris the winner over Democrat Dan McCready, looking into potential wrongdoing in the election. What Channel 9 found appears to be …

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NORTH CAROLINA: GOP Demands Certification Of House Race As Absentee Ballot Fraud Probe Continues

Roll Call reports: Republicans in North Carolina are pressuring the state elections board there to certify the 9th District results, even as officials continue to investigate irregularities in absentee voting. Officials are collecting sworn statements from voters in Bladen and Robeson Counties about people who went door to door collecting absentee ballots, even if they were not complete. It is …

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Glorious Leader Sets Stage For “Voter Fraud” Claims

MarketWatch reports: When President Trump tweeted an ominous pre-midterms warning to would-be fraudulent voters, critics were quick to note that voter fraud is statistically nonexistent in the United States; to recall that the president’s own voter-fraud commission, chaired by Vice President Mike Pence and led by controversial Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, had not cloaked itself in glory before …

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Kobach To Face Grand Jury On Voter Suppression

Courthouse News reports: The Kansas Court of Appeals ruled Friday that a citizen-initiated grand jury petition can investigate Secretary of State Kris Kobach on allegations that he intentionally failed to register qualified voters. Petitioner Steven Davis gathered enough signatures to file a petition in Douglas County Court in August 2017. The petition sought a grand jury investigation of Kobach for …

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KANSAS: Secretary Of State Kris Kobach Held In Contempt Of Court For Failing To Notify Eligible Voters

The Topeka Capitol-Journal reports: U.S. District Court Judge Julie Robinson has found Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in contempt for failing to comply with her orders in a lawsuit over the state’s voter registration law. Robinson didn’t impose a fine but ordered Kobach to pay for damages caused by his failure to comply, including attorney fees. Robinson in 2016 …

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White House Backs Trump’s Voter Fraud Lies

The Hill reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Monday defended President Trump’s claims about widespread voter fraud in the 2016 election and argued that the administration has no evidence to back-up the claims because states have refused to cooperate with a federal review. “The president still strongly feels there was a large amount of voter fraud and …

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