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Voter Fraud

Voter Intimidation? GOP Tries To Beef Up Poll-Watchers In Pennsylvania

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.22.2016 | Politics

Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania are trying to quickly push through a measure to would allow people from outside a voting district to watch over v...

Republican Voter Suppression Has Gone National!

Marvin Meadors | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics
Marvin Meadors

Republican voting suppression has reached new levels of cunning and deceit! No longer content to deny blacks, the young, and other traditional Democra...

Scott Walker Hawks Voter ID Law Despite Proof That 'Fraud' Claims Are Largely Made Up

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 09.19.2016 | Politics

Last week was a bad one for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), following a massive document leak published by The Guardian that revealed, among other th...

Trump’s Call For A Flood Of Poll Watchers Could Disrupt Some Voting Places

ProPublica | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.14.2016 | Politics

This story was originally published by ProPublica. It was co-published with Mother Jones. Donald Trump’s campaign website implores voters to “Help...

Trump's Claims About PA Voter Fraud Are Preposterous

Sen. Daylin Leach | Posted 08.29.2016 | Politics
Sen. Daylin Leach

Over the past few days, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has repeatedly claimed that if he does not win the presidency this November, it...

These Are The People Trump Is Recruiting To Stop Hillary From 'Rigging' The Election

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 08.26.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Voter fraud is “inevitable,” says Lauren Essex, who plans to volunteer as a poll watcher for Donald Trump in Florida on Election Da...

A Majority Of Republican Voters Fear Something That Virtually Never Happens

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.23.2016 | Politics

More than one in three Americans is very concerned about a boogeyman named “voter fraud,” so it’s time to shine a flashlight under the bed: Neit...

Donald Trump, poll watchers and voter fraud

J. Richard Cohen | Posted 08.17.2016 | Politics
J. Richard Cohen

The strangest presidential campaign is getting even stranger. Donald Trump has in recent days raised the specter of massive voter fraud, saying that ...

Trump Now Recruiting 'Election Observers' With Unfounded Fears Of Voter Fraud

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.13.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is actively recruiting voters to volunteer as “election observers” at the polls this November, doubling dow...

Donald Trump Exploits Years Of GOP Voter Fraud Conspiracy Theories

Brian Tashman | Posted 08.08.2016 | Politics
Brian Tashman

For longtime observers of voter suppression laws, it wasn't a surprise when it was discovered that Wisconsin and North Carolina lawmakers were deliber...

The Agony of Defeat

Amy Roost | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics
Amy Roost

In 1972, I was in 5th grade and as passionate about politics as I am today. Perhaps for this reason I was chosen by my teacher, Mrs. Parsley--the first real hippie I ever met--to deliver a speech in favor of the the Democratic candidate for president, George McGovern, in our classroom's mock election. When McGovern lost the election later that year, I was devastated.

Suppressing the Vote? They Felt Giddy, Oh So Giddy...

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.21.2016 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Cracking down on voter fraud? Or looking for an edge?...

Senate Candidate Fails Miserably At Dodging Questions About Election Fraud

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.16.2016 | Politics

DENVER -- There's dodging questions, and then there's... whatever you call this: Jon Keyser is the Republican establishment's favored candidat...

Maybe Republicans Should Be More Concerned About Election Fraud Than Voter Fraud

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.17.2016 | Politics

The Republican primary to determine who will challenge Colorado’s Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet this fall has been consumed by allegations that one...

John Roberts' Race-based Agenda

Richard North Patterson | Posted 05.03.2016 | Politics
Richard North Patterson

The Chief Justice has led the Court's conservative majority in a counterrevolution against the fruits of the civil rights movement. This is not a matter of happenstance, but a defining feature of his legal career.

Confronting Voter Suppression in 2016

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 04.29.2016 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

I discovered no lack of evidence that the 2004 Ohio elections had been subverted; I found more damning information than I could even fit in the film. I had to learn a lot about how elections were administered to be able to comprehend the myriad of ways one can screw them up.

Voter ID: A GOP Congressman Spills the Beans

Rick Horowitz | Posted 04.09.2016 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Always looking for an edge......

Democracy Free-for-All

Robert Koehler | Posted 04.07.2016 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Here in America, we celebrate democracy by staying in touch with the lack of it. What better way to honor our ancestors' struggles to win the right to...

Why The Historic Bipartisan Consensus On Voting Rights Has Disappeared

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.11.2015 | Politics

Ari Berman's Give Us the Ballot documents the decades-long struggle to secure voting rights for minority voters. Berman, who is a correspondent for Th...

Top Six Ways Hackers Could Disrupt an Election

Michael Gregg | Posted 07.21.2016 | Technology
Michael Gregg

If foreign governments can hack into U.S. government and defense systems, why would anyone think that foreign interests couldn't also hack into U.S. elections? It's important that we start talking about these risks because a "hack attack" could happen sooner than we think.

Amanda Terkel

Chris Christie Wonders Whether Hillary Clinton Wants To 'Increase The Opportunities' For Voter Fraud | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) hit back against Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton Sunday, saying her call to expand ...

Ahead of Turkey's Crucial Election, Citizens Take Action to Protect Their Vote

Karabekir Akkoyunlu | Posted 05.19.2016 | World
Karabekir Akkoyunlu

This is a historic moment where a single vote could possibly shape the course of Turkey's bloodiest conflict and its future regime type, with repercussions beyond the country's borders. With so much hanging on the outcome, this is also a crucial test for Turkey's embattled electoral system.

The Real Threat To Democracy

National Council of La Raza | Posted 04.15.2015 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

The real threat to democracy is not voter fraud. It is, rather, those who would suppress the votes of millions of U.S. citizens in the name of "preventing" it.

The Bright Side

Steven Clifford | Posted 01.11.2015 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

With Republicans controlling both houses, I no longer fear that Ebola-infected terrorists are crossing the Rio Grande. I can sleep soundly. Also, as I cannot afford to replace my wife's wardrobe, so I am relieved that Sharia law will not be imposed.

Vote Suppressors At It Again: A Response to Hans van Spakovsky

J. Gerald Hebert | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics
J. Gerald Hebert

Von Spakovsky claims that he wants to protect our "vibrant democracy" by making it "easy to vote and hard to cheat." But what he really seems to want is to make it harder to vote and not much harder to cheat.