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Voter Fraud

U.S. Must Expand, Not Suppress, Voting Rights

Rev. Jesse Jackson | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics
Rev. Jesse Jackson

Will Americans reward a party that is systematically seeking to make it harder to vote? Will they accept routine harassment of minorities because of their fears about immigration? Will the politics of division once more be effective?

The Colorado Secretary of State's Problem with Numbers

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.02.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Since day one in office, Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler has had a number of problems as well a problem with numbers, as in figures.

Republican Faces Investigation After Registering Dog To Vote

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

Voter registration fraud is no laughing matter. That is, unless you're registering a dog. Thomas Tolbert, an Albuquerque man, received the registra...

Republican Lawmakers Quietly Push For Illinois Voter ID Bill

Posted 02.29.2012 | Chicago

A group of nearly 20 Republican state senators in Illinois have quietly thrown their support behind legislation that would require the state's voters ...

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Vote? The Michigan GOP.

Patricia Lesko | Posted 04.23.2012 | Detroit
Patricia Lesko

Judging from the bills Michigan GOP members pushed through the state Senate recently, one could believe that voter fraud in Michigan is a problem of epidemic proportions. However, nothing could be further from the truth.

Indiana Election Chief Found Guilty Of Voter Fraud

AP | CHARLES WILSON | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

INDIANAPOLIS — While Republican Gov. Mitch Daniels held off Saturday on appointing a permanent replacement for the state elections chief convict...

Silence Is Not an Option

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 04.03.2012 | Black Voices
Rev. Al Sharpton

You'd think Romney would be more careful in his approach towards serious subject matters, but somehow the self-proclaimed rich guy still manages to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.

Candidates Worried About Voter Fraud In Nevada

AP | By CRISTINA SILVA | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

LAS VEGAS -- This was supposed to be the Nevada GOP's year of redemption, a chance for Republicans to have a prominent role in picking a challenger fo...

GOP Official Faces Voter Fraud Charge

AP | KEN KUSMER | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — Indiana's top elections official signed documents showing he was living at an address different than one he listed on voting...

Day Of The Voting Dead in South Carolina

Corey Hutchins | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics
Corey Hutchins

"We must have certainty in South Carolina that zombies aren't voting," Rep. Alan Clemmons has testified at a hearing into claims that more than 950 people who voted in the recent elections could actually be dead.

Shocking Truth About S.C. Dead Voter Claim

Spring Valley Patch | Reilly Moore | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

Apparently, dead men aren't actually voting. The South Carolina Election Commission on Wednesday disputed claims that more than 900 dead voters cas...

2011 Changes to Voting Rights: Unnecessary Solutions to Non-Existent Problems

Jim Condos | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics
Jim Condos

Denying eligible voters the ability to use their constitutionally protected right to participate is the real voter fraud.

Trymaine Lee

New Voting Law In Florida Snares Voters: Cases Of Fraud Or Suppression? | Trymaine Lee | Posted 01.18.2012 | Black Voices

As soon as Judy Ann Crumitie answered the banging on her door one November morning last year, police officers and FBI agents streamed into her home, s...

From the Pulpit to the People to the Polls: How African American Churches Can Make a Difference in 2012

Minister Leslie Watson Malachi | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics
Minister Leslie Watson Malachi

The Black Church has a history of championing for political, educational and economic rights not only for African Americans, but for all citizens. Forty-four years after the death of Dr. King, we must continue the fight.

Trymaine Lee

Mississippi's Voter ID Law Divides Blacks, Whites | Trymaine Lee | Posted 01.12.2012 | Black Voices

When Mississippi residents last year voted in favor of a ballot initiative amending the state's constitution to require voters to present government-i...

James O'Keefe Could Face Consequences For Latest Sting Video

Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

Conservative filmmaker James O'Keefe targets the alleged threat of voter fraud in his latest offering, a 10-minute video that features attempts by his...

Republicans Require No Photo ID To Vote In Republican Iowa Caucus

Brad Friedman | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics
Brad Friedman

For all of their years of claims that massive voter fraud is going on at the polling place, you'd think that when Republicans have a chance to run their own elections, they'd be sure to want it to be as "fraud"-free as possible.

John Celock

GOP Official Unseated Over Voter Fraud Charges | John Celock | Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

An Indianapolis county court has removed Indiana Secretary of State Charles White from office on charges of voter fraud relating to his 2010 election....

Eric Holder Is Correct: Let the Federal Gov. Stop the Racism of Individual States

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

When only some 38 cases of 'voter fraud' have actually been found to exist, the idea that this is somehow an inherent and urgent dilemma should be insulting to anyone with a semblance of intelligence.

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Delivers Voting Rights Speech at LBJ Library & Museum

Elana Estrin | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics
Elana Estrin

Nearly five decades after President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library & Museum on Tuesday, warning that Texas may be undermining that law.

The Real Reason for a Voter's Photo ID

Sen. Daylin Leach | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics
Sen. Daylin Leach

Recently, Governor Corbett has endorsed legislation which would require every Pennsylvanian to present photo ID each time they voted -- regardless of how long they had been voting at their poll.

Holder Speaks Out On Critical 2012 Issue

AP | PETE YOST and APRIL CASTRO | Posted 02.12.2012 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Attorney General Eric Holder vowed Tuesday to fully enforce civil rights protections in next year's elections amid a flurry of a...

Tyler Kingkade

New Lawsuit Against Wisconsin Voter ID Law Broadens The Attack | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Civil rights groups filed a third lawsuit against Wisconsin's controversial voter ID law on Tuesday, launching the first federal challen...

New Republican Data Shows No Need For Voter ID Laws

Debbie Hines | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics
Debbie Hines

To hear Republicans tell the tale, one would think there has been massive voter/election fraud necessitating the need for stricter voter ID laws across the country. Now the Republicans' own data dispels their myth.

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...