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Voter Fraud

1.3 Million Reasons for the GOP's Fraudulent "Dixie-Chicking" of ACORN

Brad Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brad Friedman

In case you're wondering, this is the real reason -- about 1.3 million of them, actually -- for the GOP's desperate ACORN "voter fraud" scam...

How McCain Will Steal the Election from Obama (Sort Of)

Tom Matzzie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Matzzie

Conservatives are scared of a progressive majority. And they're going to lie, cheat and steal to prevent it from happening. But they can only be successful if we let them.

Battle For The West: Voter Roll Purges in CO and NV, State Officials Respond

Ryan Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ryan Rivera

(AP photo) Colorado and Nevada officials responded on Thursday to Wednesday's New York Times story alleging thousands of voters have been removed fr...

Attacks on ACORN Based Not on Facts, But on Fear of 1.3 Million Poor People Registering

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

ACORN, along with Project Vote, just announced that they had registered 1.3 million poor people this year. No wonder the GOP is up in arms. They're scared of too many poor people preparing to vote this year.

The Purge Surge: Why the GOP Is Nuts About ACORN

Rick Hasen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Hasen

Obama is running way ahead in the polls, and if he wins in a landslide it is not because Donald Duck has voted thousands of times in key swing states.

We Can't Afford to Lose a Single Vote

Cheryl Howard Crew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cheryl Howard Crew

Don't fool yourselves, we may be the good ole' US of A, but we need international election monitors as much as any third-world government today.

GOP's ACORN 'Voter Fraud' Lie Ramped Up; State Police Raid ACORN Office in Vegas

Brad Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brad Friedman

[The GOP has] decided to intensify their unsubstantiated assaults on the community organization, given its effectiveness at registering millions of low-income voters across the country.

I've Got a Little List -- (With Apologies to W.S. Gilbert)

Erica Jong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erica Jong

Not everyone agreed, but I thought the debate was boring because the real questions were, as usual, unasked. Here are the ones I'd like to hear next time.

Battle For The West: The ACORN Raid and Obama's 'Thug Thizzle'

Ryan Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ryan Rivera

(AP photo) Nevada authorities raided the Las Vegas offices of a group registering voters in low income communities seeking evidence of voter registr...

Because We Fought for Them, My Daughters Have Cast Paper Ballots

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harvey Wasserman

Throughout the US, Republican operatives are working overtime to decimate the Democratic turnout and it's crucial to remember that favorable polling numbers will not guarantee a fair election.

Army Reservist Included in Montana GOP Voter Purge Effort

James Sample | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Sample

Former Montana State Representative Kevin Furey (photo) , a First Lieutenant in the Army Reserves, is presently in New Jersey preparing to return to I...

Ohio 2008 Opens With a Subpoena, A Surge and Calls For Election Protection

Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman

The presidency could again be decided here by how well what's left of the American democratic process can be protected.

The Great U.S. Political Party Tradition: Rally Yours, Disenfranchise Theirs

Colorado Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Colorado Independent

From reading tests and ID challenges to felon disenfranchisement laws and the endless purging of voter rolls, the U.S. is almost alone among industrial world democracies in having no uniform federal voting law.

Goo-Goo America

Robert Koehler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Koehler

The most crucial news of the 2008 election season is that "Goo-Goo America," if you will -- good-government, democracy-committed America -- is up and out of its complacency in growing numbers.

Three Ways You Can Help Keep the Election from Being Stolen (Again) in 2008

Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman

Helping people register to vote, working as a polling monitor, volunteering to be a vote count observer after the polls close are three ways to prevent the presidency from being stolen again.

Why We Need Another Recount

Mark Crispin Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Crispin Miller

If Recount had told the truth about that stolen race (and what is still happening right now), and calling it by its true name, that movie would have done us all tremendous good.

How Long Does It Take To Get A Voter ID?

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob Soboroff

I visited with election law expert Rick Hasen and hopped on the bus to time how long it would take to get a photo ID to vote if you don't already have one.

Supreme Court Hears Voter ID Law Challenge

Associated Press | Mark Sherman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats and Republicans square off before the Supreme Court Wednesday over a law that requires voters to produce photo identification before they ca...

Will Thomas

The Ghost Of Gonzales: Justice Dept Still Backs Controversial Voter ID Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Will Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Though Alberto Gonzales is gone, the Justice Department is still backing controversial voter identification laws that many believe are specifically de...

Video Shows Texas Legislative Members Voting For Each Other

YouTube | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Texas Legislature is considering several bills that would protect against voter fraud, but are they committing voter fraud themselves? One of the...