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Voter Fraud

Margaret Schneider, 86-Year-Old With Dementia, Charged With Voter Fraud

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics

Authorities in Minnesota have found the face of voter fraud: an 86-year-old woman with dementia. The Nicollet County Attorney’s Office has charge...

Employees Of Group Hired By Florida GOP Admit Fraud

AP | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

Two employees of a company once aligned with the Republican Party of Florida admitted to law-enforcement authorities that they forged voter registrati...

Universal 'Vote-by-Mail' Eliminates Lines, Protects Against Fraud and Intimidation

Paul Abrams | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Repairing our banana-republic voting system does not require the genius of the Obama and Romney campaign attorneys.

What You Don't Know About Voting Reform...

Matthew Segal | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics
Matthew Segal

President Obama has now used his election night victory, Inauguration, and State of the Union address to highlight the injustice of long voting lines and voter suppression in America. The question is now what?

Desiline Victor and Black History Month

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 04.15.2013 | Black Voices
Joseph A. Palermo

When President Obama paid tribute to Desiline Victor, the 102-year-old African-American woman who was forced to wait hours to cast her ballot last November, he was highlighting not only the Florida Republican Party's voter suppression efforts but the tortured history of race relations in America.

High Turnout in States That Vote by Mail

Maria Ehsan | Posted 03.30.2013 | Politics
Maria Ehsan

People have responsibilities to children, family, and friends, which makes Tuesday a difficult day to go to the polls. In fact, that makes any day a difficult one to go to the polls. How can we encourage voter turnout and reduce disenfranchisement while preserving the quality and integrity of voting systems?

GOPer Gets Big Punishment For Voter Fraud Test

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

A Nevada Republican arrested for voter fraud in the 2012 election, after claiming she was trying to test the system's integrity, pled guilty and accep...

Ryan J. Reilly

Elections Officials Combat 'Perception' Of Voter Fraud | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The perception that America's electoral system is rife with voter fraud presents a challenge for elections officials, several secretarie...

Spent About $8,000 On Letters To Suspected Noncitizens

AP | Posted 03.16.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- Colorado Republican Secretary of State Scott Gessler is defending his search for noncitizens registered to vote and says the voting system r...

Ryan J. Reilly

RNC 'Ballot Security' Restrictions Continue Due To Supreme Court Decision | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Monday declined to lift 30-year-old restrictions on the Republican National Committee's "ballot security" programs ...

Gessler To Be Investigated By Ethics Commission

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 01.08.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. The Colorado Independent Ethics Commission yesterday unanimously voted to investigate Secretary of St...

Republican's 90 Percent Voter Problem Claim Slammed

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) said his push for new voter identification requirements and other election law changes stopped 90 percent of...

Jason Linkins

Republican Voters Pretty Sure 2012 Election Was Stolen By Non-Existent Organization | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

How badly are Republican voters taking the results of the 2012 election? Pretty badly, according to the latest numbers from Public Policy Polling. Ful...

John Celock

Dems' Big Hope For 'Voter Surpression Poster Child' | John Celock | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

Kansas Democrats are using the threat of suing the state's Republican secretary of state over "voter surpression" as a new tactic to raise money. ...

Will the Real Voter Fraud Please Stand Up?

Judith Browne Dianis | Posted 02.02.2013 | Politics
Judith Browne Dianis

It's a shame. Voting is sacred; it's the only way we ensure we have a government that represents our interests. Of course, we've learned there are some who don't want all Americans to participate and have a say. The jig is up.

Voter ID Advocate Attempts Power Grab

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics

Kansas' secretary of state is renewing his efforts to gain prosecutorial power as part of his voter identification push. Secretary of State Kris K...

The Problem With Voter ID Laws

Lena Masri | Posted 01.21.2013 | Detroit
Lena Masri

One thing was clear in the November 2012 election in the United States, and that is that the movement to establish more restrictive voter identification laws is politically polarized.

Vote of No-Confidence: My Election Day Experience in Virginia

Eric Lotke | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Eric Lotke

Electronics are great. But we need a paper trail.

Election Protection 2012

Andrea Lyon | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
Andrea Lyon

On Tuesday November 6, 2012 I did what many supporters of President Obama did; election protection. We were sent mostly to battleground states to make sure the rules were followed and every voter got to vote.

The Man Caught For Voter Fraud

Sun Sentinel | Paula Mcmahon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

When Josef Sever cast votes in two U.S. presidential elections, the Plantation man said he was simply trying to do something positive and perform a du...

Joshua Hersh

Philly Poll Watcher: New Black Panther Was 'Pleasant' | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The New Black Panther Party member who stood in front of a single Philadelphia polling station on Election Day, and drew a disproportion...

Jason Gilbert

13 Dogs Who Committed Voter Fraud | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.06.2012 | Technology

Our latest favorite trend on Instagram: Putting your "I Voted" sticker on your dog and tagging it #voterfraud. Alert the Federal Election Committee, b...

PA Republican Pols Spend Taxpayer Money Lying to Voters

Don Ringe | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Don Ringe

Voters across Pennsylvania are being robbed of their right to vote by confused bureaucrats who themselves have been ill-trained and misled by elected Republican officials ranging from the governor on down to small-time elected judges.

In This World...

Peter Clothier | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Peter Clothier

We call ourselves, constantly, loudly, boastfully, "the greatest country in the world," and gladly preach our virtues to nations we look down upon from the lofty heights of our democracy. But our hypocrisy stands exposed.

Is It OK To Instagram Your Ballot?

Posted 11.06.2012 | Chicago

Updated story There are plenty of laws on the books guiding voters on what they can and can't do at an Election Day polling place. This year, one o...