Browsing All posts tagged under »Vote Fraud«

How Apportionment Defrauds American Citizens

May 5, 2021 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky ~ The news that six states will gain seats in the House of Representatives and another seven will lose seats, thanks to new census numbers, was widely reported. What was missed, though, is that the inclusion of noncitizens, including illegal aliens, in the population used to determine apportionment means that many […]

Fact-Checking 3 Claims From Senate Hearing On Voting

April 21, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Voting rights and election integrity have become significant issues in 2021 as Democrats in Congress attempt to pass a sweeping federal election overhaul bill at the same time as many states pursue election integrity laws. On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee, controlled by Democrats, held a hearing on state election integrity […]

4 Myths About The Election Integrity Law In Georgia

April 17, 2021 by

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By Mike Howell ~ he Heritage Foundation released a fact check Friday of some of the most egregious lies being echoed by members of Congress, the media, Hollywood, and corporate America about the new election integrity reform in Georgia. These reforms are about one thing—making it easier for American citizens to vote, while making it harder […]

Pennsylvania Agrees To Exhume Dead From Its Voter Rolls

April 9, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Pennsylvania, one of the top battlegrounds of the 2020 election, has agreed to remove the names of about 21,000 dead people from voter registration rolls before the general elections this year. The agreement was reached last week, according to the Public Interest Legal Foundation, an election-integrity watchdog group that first identified […]

Leftists’ Objections To Election Reform In West Virginia Seem Like A Parody Of Themselves

April 8, 2021 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky ~ The Judiciary Committee of the West Virginia House of Representatives held a virtual hearing on an election reform bill on April 5. What took place was like a story from the parody site The Babylon Bee. I was invited to testify in support of the bill by some West Virginians, […]

Smear Job: NY Times Joins Biden To Decry GOP’s ‘Un-American’ Limits On Voting

March 28, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ As President Biden demonstrated at his first press conference, it’s once again cool to call your political opponents “un-American” and, better yet, The New York Times won’t accuse you of questioning your opponent’s patriotism, but will boast of the smear in approving front-page headline. And speaking of headlines, The Times will do anything to […]

9 Highlights From Senate Hearing On Federal Takeover Of Elections

March 25, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Lawmakers listened to ominous references to the South’s Jim Crow era and Maoist China as the Senate held its first hearing on Democrats’ legislation to nationalize elections while eliminating voter ID and most other state election safeguards. “This bill has rightly been called the Corrupt Politicians Act because it is designed […]

Who Hates Voters? AP Describes GOP Georgia Voter ID Bill As ‘Restrictive Voting Measures’

February 28, 2021 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ “Georgia senators pass bill to require ID for absentee voting.” So how does the Associated Press feel about that? In the old days when AP attempted to maintain a dry neutrality in its reporting, that could have been a tough question to answer. However, in recent years, with their policy of […]

Did Dead Voters Tip The Election? 4 Things You Need To Know

January 2, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Dead voters—or at least votes recorded in the name of someone who has died—have drawn much attention in the disputed outcome of the presidential election. Ballots apparently cast by dead registered voters make up one of many fraud allegations lodged by President Donald Trump’s campaign legal team either in court or […]

15 House Republicans Push Georgia To Avoid Another ‘Disaster’ In January Senate Runoffs

December 21, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Fifteen House Republicans are seeking a briefing with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger over suspected election irregularities in the state. The GOP members of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, in a letter sent late Tuesday, raised concerns in the aftermath of the disputed 2020 presidential election, but also ahead […]

Texas’ Unsuccessful Lawsuit Raises Voting Issues States Should Heed

December 14, 2020 by

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By Zack Smith ~ The U.S. Supreme Court issued a short order Friday night declining to hear Texas’ recently filed lawsuit against Pennsylvania, Georgia, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Texas sought to invalidate the results of the 2020 presidential election in those states. Texas raised a number of substantive issues in its request, including: one, that those […]

In Blow To Trump, Supreme Court Rejects Texas’ Election Lawsuit

December 12, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ In a dramatic blow to President Donald Trump’s attempts to challenge the unofficial election results, the Supreme Court on Friday evening rejected a Texas lawsuit seeking to overturn the outcome in four battleground states. The high court’s one-page opinion said Texas did not have standing to sue over election procedures in […]

EXCLUSIVE: Pollster Richard Baris Calls Out Big Tech, Says Media ‘Lying’ About Voter Fraud

November 24, 2020 by

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By Joseph Vazquez ~ Big Data Poll Director Richard Baris slammed both Big Tech and the liberal media after being silenced by Twitter for speaking out about voter fraud in the 2020 election. Baris was blocked from his Twitter account earlier this month for sharing research pointing to the possibility of voter fraud. He said […]

7 Ways The 2005 Carter-Baker Report Could Have Averted Problems With 2020 Election

November 21, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ They called on states to increase voter ID requirements; to be leery of mail-in voting; to halt ballot harvesting; to maintain voter lists, in part to ensure dead people are promptly removed from them; to allow election observers to monitor ballot counting; and to make sure voting machines are working properly. […]

Effort To Win Georgia Senate Races By Bringing In Out-Of-Staters To Vote Is Illegal

November 17, 2020 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky ~ Celebrities and politicians urging people to visit Georgia and falsely claim residency for the sole purpose of voting in two critical U.S. Senate runoff elections Jan. 5 are advocating criminal actions and should be ashamed of themselves. This call for voter fraud should be rejected. The Georgia runoff elections are extraordinarily important […]

Election Overtime: 6 States With Voting Litigation, Controversies

November 16, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The presidential election has continued into overtime in the courts on multiple fronts as President Donald Trump declines to concede the contest to Democratic challenger Joe Biden. Even as states kept counting ballots, no state had certified results, and lawsuits began to work their way through the courts, major media outlets […]

‘Networks Don’t Get To Decide Elections, Courts Do’: Giuliani Announces Lawsuit

November 9, 2020 by

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By Virginia Allen ~ The Trump campaign is moving ahead with a lawsuit in Pennsylvania, saying President Donald Trump was denied a “fair count” of votes in his contest against Democratic challenger Joe Biden and that poll watchers were not able to properly oversee the process. Rudy Giuliani, one of Trump’s attorneys and the former […]

US Election Fraud Is Real – And Its Impact Is Being Ignored

November 4, 2020 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky ~ Mark Harris was riding high on Election Day in 2018. The Republican candidate for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District had beaten his Democratic opponent in a very close race. Next stop: the U.S. House of Representatives. Or so it seemed. Harris had won by 905 votes, a margin of only […]

Tens Of Thousands Of Cases Of Possible Vote Fraud Cited In New Report

October 6, 2020 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky and Kaitlynn Samalis-Aldrich ~ One of the constant refrains from those who oppose election reforms designed to protect the security and integrity of the voting process is that serious vote fraud is a myth. But as a shocking new report from the Public Interest Legal Foundation shows, those naysayers could not be more wrong. The […]

How ‘Weaponizing’ Mail-In Ballots Could Create Constitutional Crisis

September 24, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The ongoing process of “weaponizing and abusing mail-in voting” could lead to an “unprecedented constitutional crisis” because of lack of reliability and the potential for fraud, a new report from two House Republicans contends. Earlier this year, all mail-in balloting in a Democratic primary for a House seat in New York […]

Latest Data Proves COVID-19 Doesn’t Justify Postal Bailout

September 4, 2020 by

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By David Ditch ~ A stream of apocalyptic predictions and strained conspiracy theories have turned the once-sleepy world of U.S. Postal Service operations into front-page news. Lawmakers focused on the topic are being confronted with an approaching deadline. By the end of 2021, the Postal Service is on pace to run out of funds needed […]

Voter Fraud More Likely To Affect Election Than Foreign Meddling

August 13, 2020 by

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By James Carafano ~ Washington used to abide by the maxim: “Politics stops at the water’s edge.” Those days are gone. Consider the reaction to a recent unclassified overview of foreign threats to the 2020 elections delivered by National Counterintelligence and Security Center Director William Evanina. It should have sparked sober discussions of how to safeguard our electoral […]

The Risks Of Mail-In Voting

August 1, 2020 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky ~ Many people misinterpreted President Donald Trump’s tweet Thursday morning about a possible delay in the Nov. 3 election as a threat by him to postpone the election. But that’s not what his tweet said—and in any event, no president has the power to delay Election Day. “The president is simply […]

Facebook To Push Mail-In Voting On Political Posts Criticizing Mail-In Voting

July 21, 2020 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ Mail-in voting has become controversial this election — except at Facebook. The social media site loves mail-in voting so much, it’s promoting it on every politician’s post about … mail-in voting. So when President Donald Trump warns how mail-in ballots could be manipulated to fix the election, Facebook turns around and […]