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Voter Fraud

WATCH: Sponsor Of Strict Voting Law Admits State Has No Widespread Fraud

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

A sponsor of Florida's new strict voting law defended the legislation on MSNBC on Wednesday, telling host Al Sharpton it was imperative to protect th...

Democrats Hitting Back Against GOP Voting Measures

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democrats said Thursday they are planning a major effort to protect voting rights in the 2012 election after several states passed ...

Second Defendant Files No Contest Plea In Fake Tea Party Case

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 11.21.2011 | Detroit

A former Oakland County Democratic official pleaded no contest to a series of charges related to an attempt to create a phony Tea Party in the 2010 el...

Max J. Rosenthal

States Attack Voting Rights | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than one million students attend colleges, universities and technical schools in Texas. But because of the state's new voter identi...

Michael McAuliff

Dems Fear Voter Suppression Could Cost Them 2012 | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats alarmed by reports that new voter laws could bar some five million people from the polls are launching an ambitious onl...


Jonathan Richards | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Richards


Jordan Howard

Maine GOP Chair Accuses Canadian College Students Of Voter Fraud | Jordan Howard | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Maine Republican Party Chairman Charlie Webster has been coming under fire in recent days for his allegation that more than 200 college ...

Protecting Or Suppressing The Vote?

Victoria Coats | Posted 11.06.2011 | Black Voices
Victoria Coats

Whether by intention or not, politicians and media have managed to conflate a host of election administration problems under the umbrella of "voter fraud".

The Wisconsin Way: Down with Fake Voters, Up with Fake Candidates!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 09.14.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

The nice lady behind the table wonders if I might have an ID card I can show her. She's only asking, not demanding. She's certainly not requiring. Req...

Keeping Some From Voting Is Part of the Plan

Dennis Jett | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics
Dennis Jett

It should be clear to all but the most steadfast of reality deniers that the strategy of the Republican Party for the presidential election next year is to cause another recession and hope the voters blame President Obama.

Voter Suppression: The Real Problem with Election Fraud

Bob Edgar | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics
Bob Edgar

As Marylanders headed to the polls to choose their governor last November, computers were dialing up 112,000 of them with an unusual message: Don't bother to vote. The calls went to households in mostly African-American precincts.

Jason Linkins

Mitt Romney Accused Of Voter Fraud | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.13.2011 | Politics

During last week's interview between long-shot GOP candidate Fred Karger and David Frost, Karger intimated that he was going to be "filing some papers...

Cooking Up a Conspiracy

Ellen Dumm | Posted 06.15.2011 | Denver
Ellen Dumm

No one is arguing that non-citizens should vote. We should argue about protecting eligible voters' right to cast their ballot.

Despite Public Clamoring, Gessler Already Has Tools To Find Illegal Voters

The Denver Post | Nancy Lofholm | Posted 06.07.2011 | Denver

For a month now, Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler has testified before the state General Assembly and Congress that thousands of noncitizens ...

GOP Overreach: The Mess That Greed and Ignorance Made

David A. Love | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics
David A. Love

Republican overreach is in the air. You can see it, smell it, taste it everywhere, as you have in years past. And the only surprise is that is that it happened so quickly this time around.

Ohio's Voter ID Law and the 2012 Election

David Callahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Callahan

Yesterday, Ohio's House of Representatives passed one of the most restrictive voter ID laws in the country. If the bill is enacted into law, it will make it harder for Democrats to win in the state next year.

Gessler Threatens Criminal Investigations Into Suspect Voters If Bill Doesn't Pass

The Durango Herald | Joe Hanel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Secretary of State Scott Gessler will push for criminal investigations of people with suspect voter registration unless the Legislature give...

Charlie White's Indictment: Piercing the Veil of "Voter Fraud"

Donna Brazile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Donna Brazile

The hypocrisy of White's claim that he would protect the integrity of the vote while simultaneously committing fraud himself has not escaped even his foremost supporters.

'The Tea Party Will Be Watching You'

Mother Jones | — Chris Lehmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Every election season, the right revives its battle against voter fraud, depicting it as a rampant threat to honest electoral outcomes. (See the previ...

Haitians Protest Election and So Do I

Sheldon C. Good | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sheldon C. Good

The protests are only an expression of the Haitian people who feel their voice has been stolen, along with an election. And so I protest too. Our government must assist in reviewing the fraud.

Haiti's Candidate Michel Martelly Talks About the Election, Fraud, and the Future

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

During a forty-minute interview, Haitian presidential candidate Michel Martelly discussed the election, the results of which are to be announced today by the country's Permanent Electoral Council.

It's Easier to Vote in Colorado Than to Get a Denver Library Card (VIDEO)

Kelly Maher | Posted 11.15.2011 | Denver
Kelly Maher

Colorado is among the states that doesn't require a picture I.D. to vote. So I took my apartment utility bill to my voting location in Denver today an...

ACORN Closes Its Last Door, Filing for Bankruptcy

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Atlas

In less than two years after ACORN's former ally Barack Obama was elected President, it was subject to a ferocious attack by the right wing of the Republican Party, its allies, and Fox News.

I Was a Victim of Voter Fraud! Required ID Is No Safeguard

Kimberly Krautter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kimberly Krautter

So much for protecting the integrity of the vote by requiring picture IDs. (Are you listening Elizabeth Hasselbeck?) How ironic that I was almost una...

Why the "Voter Fraud" Myth Won't Die

Chris Kromm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Kromm

Most serious political experts know that real, documented voter fraud is an extremely small problem. Five years after the Department of Justice under ...