Tag Archives: voter fraud

Ex-Alaska GOP State Rep Charged With Voter Fraud

Alaska Public Radio reports: Former Anchorage GOP Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux faces four new felony counts of voter misconduct, state prosecutors announced Thursday. LeDoux’s former legislative aide, Lisa Simpson, also faces two new felony charges, which could increase the pressure on her to cooperate with authorities in their efforts to convict her former boss. The charges against LeDoux came after state …

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County Clerk Tipped Off Police After Man Accused Of Killing Wife Signed As Witness On Her Vote For Trump

The Washington Post reports: The county clerk immediately knew something strange was going on last fall. A mail ballot had arrived from Suzanne Morphew — a woman missing since May. “There’s posters all over our town,” said Lori Mitchell, the clerk and recorder in Chaffee County, a Colorado community of about 20,000 rocked by Morphew’s disappearance last Mother’s Day. “Constant …

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Colorado Man Accused Of Murdering His Wife Now Also Charged With Using Her 2020 Ballot To Vote For Trump

Denver’s Fox News affiliate reports: Prosecutors have filed new charges against Barry Morphew, alleging the man accused of murdering his missing wife submitted a presidential ballot in her name. Morphew was recently arrested on charges of murdering his wife, Suzanne, after she disappeared a year ago. She still has yet to be found. On April 22, Barry was asked by …

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Man Who Voted Illegally For Trump Gets Probation

The Philly Voice reports: A Marple Township man who illegally registered his dead mother as a Republican and cast a vote on her behalf in the 2020 presidential election has been sentenced to five years of probation, Delaware County prosecutors said. Bruce Bartman, 70, pleaded guilty to felony counts of perjury and unlawful voting last December after investigators discovered he …

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NJ Republican Candidate Charged With Voting Twice

My Central Jersey reports: A former Republican mayoral candidate has been charged with voting twice in the November election by using two different names. Frederick Gattuso, 43, was arrested without incident and charged with one count of third-degree fraudulent voting, Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone announced Thursday. Gattuso was charged after an investigation by the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office determined …

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PA Republican Charged With Voting For Dead Wife

Pittsburgh’s ABC News affiliate reports: A criminal complaint alleges a South Park man submitted a mail-in ballot for November’s election in the name of his wife who had died seven years earlier. Allegheny County police said they learned of the crime while investigating an allegation of voter fraud in which Judy C. Presto had voted in the November election, despite …

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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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FL Lawyer Investigated For Changing Address To GA

Atlanta’s NBC News affiliate reports: A Florida attorney is at the center of a new state investigation after elections officials say he recently attempted to register to vote in Georgia and instructed other Florida Republicans on how to do it. Bill Price is seen in a now-deleted Facebook Live video, speaking to the Bay County GOP members in Florida on …

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FL Republican Group Told To Change Addresses To GA

Atlanta’s NBC News affiliate reports: A Florida attorney is at the center of a new state investigation after elections officials say he recently attempted to register to vote in Georgia and instructed other Florida Republicans on how to do it. Bill Price is seen in a now-deleted Facebook Live video, speaking to the Bay County GOP members in Florida on …

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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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