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  • Nearly 3,500 Colorado voters cancel registration over Trump voter fraud probe

    07/14/2017 7:51:52 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 90 replies
    Nearly 3,500 voters in Colorado as of Friday have canceled their voter registrations over the state's decision to turn over public information to President Trump's voter fraud commission. Thousands of Colorado voters have withdrawn their registrations since January, citing distrust of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity and an unfamiliarity with how much voter information is already public under law, The Denver Post reported Friday. In a statement, Colorado's GOP secretary of state said he hoped the thousands of voters who withdrew their voter registrations would reconsider.
  • After Lengthy Fight, DOJ Clears Texas’ Voter ID Law

    07/08/2017 10:20:42 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 37 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 5:27 PM 07/07/2017 | Kevin Daley
    The Department of Justice will withdraw from a legal challenge to Texas’ voter ID law, after the state legislature enacted several legislative fixes to the law to assuage the Department’s concerns. Reuters reports that the Department filed a motion informing the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas that it would withdraw from a challenge to the law because the state’s new amendment to the statute “removes any ‘discriminatory effect’ or intent the Court found … and advances Texas’s legitimate ‘policy objectives’ in adopting a voter ID law.” The amendment Texas adopted eased some of the law’s photo...
  • Growing Pile of Data Shows That Voter Fraud Is a Real and Vast Problem

    07/03/2017 8:33:39 AM PDT · by george76 · 35 replies
    ds ^ | June 30, 2017 | Jason Snead
    This week, The Heritage Foundation is updating its Voter Fraud Database with 89 new entries, including 75 convictions and a slew of overturned elections and civil fines targeting vote fraudsters. With these latest additions, the database now documents 581 cases of proven voter fraud and 848 criminal convictions. Heritage’s database proves not only that voter fraud is real and ongoing, but also that it is not isolated to any particular state or region. With the addition of cases from Nebraska and Oklahoma—two states previously unaccounted for in the database—Heritage now has documented proof of electoral fraud in 47 states. This...
  • Student headed to prison for registering dead voters for Democrats

    06/26/2017 12:28:51 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 78 replies
    CBS News Local ^ | June 26, 2017
    HARRISONBURG, Va. — A man paid to register Virginia voters prior to the 2016 Presidential Election will spend at least 100 days in prison for submitting the names of deceased individuals to the Registrar’s Office. James Madison University student Andrew J. Spieles, 21, of Harrisonburg, pled guilty Monday in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia. As part of the plea agreement, Spieles agreed to a prison sentence of 100 to 120 days. Spieles worked for Harrisonburg Votes when he committed the crime, according to acting United States Attorney Rick A. Mountcastle. Harrisonburg Votes is a...
  • Afghan presidential rivals seal power-sharing deal

    09/21/2014 1:05:15 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 5 replies
    Financial Times ^ | September 21, 2014 8:56 am | May Jeong
    Afghanistan’s two presidential candidates Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah have finally agreed a power-sharing deal, drawing a line under a contested election that has dragged out for almost six months. The agreement, which bestows substantial power on the losing candidate, was finalised on Saturday and made public in a ceremony on Sunday. Parties met late into the night over the past few days to seal the deal before Sunday, when an announcement of the final result of the UN-run election audit is expected. Negotiations, begun in July and finalised earlier this week, were drawn out because Mr Abdullah, the losing...
  • Alien Invasion: Thousands of Foreigners Registered to Vote (and Voting) in Virginia

    05/30/2017 10:17:40 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 72 replies
    PJ Media ^ | May 30, 2017 | J. Christian Adams
    Some inside the Beltway are in a froth about foreign influence in our elections. Yet I’ll wager they won’t say a word about real foreign influence in elections -- even when actual evidence exists. A new report released today documents that in Virginia alone, 5,556 voter registrations were cancelled because of citizenship defects. Many of those cancelled had gotten on the voter rolls despite saying on their voter registration form that they were an alien and not eligible to vote . Voter history records also show that many thousands of ballots were cast by registrants removed for citizenship defects...
  • SHOCKING! Democrats Argue Their RIGHT to Keep Rigging Elections!

    05/19/2017 11:52:54 PM PDT · by Arthur McGowan · 18 replies
    YouTube ^ | May 19, 2017 | Stefan Molyneux / Jared Beck
    Documents recently emerged showing that the Democratic National Committee opposed Bernie Sanders and actively worked against his campaign. Jared Beck joins Stefan Molyneux to discuss the class action lawsuit against the Democratic National Committee and Debbie Wasserman-Schultz for supporting Hillary Clinton’s campaign instead of remaining neutral. Jared Beck is a practicing lawyer with Beck & Lee Trial Lawyers and also founded the progressive grassroots Super PAC JamPAC. Beck is one of the attorneys involved in a class action lawsuit against the Democratic National Committee.
  • De Blasio's Approval Rating Hits All-Time High

    05/19/2017 7:22:39 AM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 14 replies
    Newsmax ^ | May 17, 2017 | Solange Reyner
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's popularity is mounting. His approval rating hit an all-time high in a poll released Wednesday, and he has, for the first time, raised more money than his best-funded Republican challenger in his bid to seek re-election.
  • The Spoils of War - Learning Lessons from a French Election

    05/13/2017 3:52:36 PM PDT · by jfd1776 · 3 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | May 12, 2017 AD | John F Di Leo
    The May 7 Presidential election in France gained the notice of American media far more than any other French election in fifty years. The American press is notorious for its poor coverage of world affairs, so the rare times that the MSM does choose to shine their light on a foreign country, it merits comment. In this case, the reason is easy to see: the press didn’t pay attention to France because of its geopolitical importance, or our shared history with the country, but because they had a chance to design a narrative that matched their politics: they imagined a...
  • California lawmakers vote for earlier primary elections

    05/04/2017 9:38:02 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 31 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 4, 2017 6:41 PM EDT | Sophia Bollag and Jonathan J. Cooper
    California may hold its presidential primary elections three months earlier after lawmakers passed bills Thursday to increase the influence of the nation’s most populous and diverse state. Supporters of the bills say the state’s June primary doesn’t give California voters enough say in who becomes president because it occurs so late on the calendar. The state’s 2016 primary occurred after Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton had already become the presumptive nominees for Republican and Democratic parties. An earlier primary would give Californians greater influence in the nomination decisions, said Assemblyman Kevin Mullin, who authored the Assembly bill. “California has largely...
  • Holder: Trump's election fraud claims are laying foundation for voter suppression

    04/27/2017 11:02:36 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 41 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 26, 2017 | Max Greenwood
    Former Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday tore into President Trump's claims of rampant voter fraud, saying the allegations have laid a foundation for voter suppression and more restrictive voter identification laws. "The vote fraud mantra is said so often — it’s almost said robotically — that some people have unthinkingly begun to believe that the issue is real," Holder said at a National Action Network conference in New York City. "And with recent claims by Mr. Trump of ‘rigged elections’ based on fraud, again without any proof, save the bluster of the candidate, this mistaken belief in voter fraud...
  • Report: 500 ineligible voters cast ballots in North Carolina

    04/22/2017 10:03:45 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 21, 2017 5:55 PM EDT | Jonathan Drew
    North Carolina elections officials found that about 500 ineligible voters cast ballots in the 2016 general election — but not enough to change the outcome of any race, according to an audit released Friday. The State Board of Elections report said the 508 cases — the vast majority active felons — represented a small fraction of the 4.8 million ballots cast. The report didn’t include any evidence of coordinated fraud, and many of the voters claimed to be confused about their eligibility. The audit’s findings contradict Republican claims that voter fraud runs rampant in North Carolina. […] The audit comes...
  • Could half a million French people be tempted to vote twice?

    04/16/2017 4:14:12 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    TheLocal.fr ^ | 14 April 2017 12:06 CEST+02:00
    A computer bug in France’s electoral roll has meant some half a million voters could in theory cast two ballots. And some are tempted. With the first round of the presidential election just over a week away (April 23rd) French voters around the country have been receiving their ballot cards through the post as usual. But many have received two — in fact, some half a million voters could cast two ballots thanks to the bug, according to authorities. The duplicate voting cards were sent out mainly in the cases where people have moved homes since the last time they...
  • Remember Zip Disks? These Election Departments Do

    03/22/2017 5:15:45 PM PDT · by spintreebob · 33 replies
    TechTarget - IT Knowledge Exchange ^ | 3-21-2017 | Sharon Fisher
    . . . In case you don’t remember, or are too young to remember, Zip disks and drives were developed by Iomega in 1994. They were a similar size to floppy disks – thicker – but held considerably more data; they started at 100 MB and eventually went up to 750 MB. (Which, in those days, was a lot.) Another interesting distinction about them is that they could be used for either PCs or Apple computers. Several of the major voting machines used back in the day, such as the ESS Model 650 Central Scanner, used Zip disks. And a...
  • McAuliffe Vetoes Bill to Investigate Virginia Voter Rolls With More Registered Than Eligible Voters

    02/28/2017 10:08:57 PM PST · by Perseverando · 17 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | February 28, 2017 | Joe Schoffstall
    More than 1,000 people in eight Virginia counties illegally registered to vote, report finds Democratic Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe vetoed a bill that would require investigations of jurisdictions in the state whose voter rolls contain more registered voters than citizens who are eligible to vote. The bill, first introduced by Republican state Sen. Mark D. Obenshain, was prompted by a report that shed light on eight Virginia counties that had more registered voters on their voter rolls than eligible voters. Obenshain's bill would require "the local electoral boards to direct the general registrars to investigate the list of persons voting...
  • Purge outdated voter rolls? NYC tried it, with bad results

    02/14/2017 6:13:36 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 60 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 14, 2017 8:56 AM EST | Steve Peoples
    Whether or not you believe that voting fraud is a problem in the U.S., one thing is certain: Tidying up outdated voter rolls is sometimes easier said than done. Just ask election officials in the nation’s largest city. After an independent review found that New York City’s voting lists contained people who were dead or in prison, elections officials began an aggressive purge in 2014 and 2015 that eliminated more than 200,000 supposedly invalid registrations. The result? A record number of complaints during the 2016 presidential primary from legal voters who turned up to cast a ballot, but found that...
  • Illegal Alien Voter Convicted in Texas is Tip of the Iceberg

    02/12/2017 10:41:25 AM PST · by jazusamo · 36 replies
    PJ Media ^ | February 11, 2017 | J. Christian Adams
    You won’t hear much about Rosa Maria Ortega after this week. Ortega is the Mexican alien who was caught illegally voting five times in American elections. Ortega is Bigfoot for those in the media, professors, and Democrats who tell us that "voter fraud is as rare as Bigfoot." The caustic radical Andrew Cohen is one of the purveyors of that lie (@JustADCohen). Unfortunately, when it comes to voter fraud, when you catch one crook, it usually means there are hundreds more hiding in the darkness. When it comes to aliens voting, it’s more like thousands and thousands. And yes,...
  • Libertarian ticket [Gary Johnson] cost Trump the popular vote

    02/11/2017 7:37:12 AM PST · by HokieMom · 101 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/10/17 12:00 AM | TOM ROSS •
    < snip > After enjoying the inauguration and our nation's peaceful transfer of power, we attempted to make our way to a parade viewing party on Pennsylvania Avenue. What should have been a painless trip across town quickly became a prime example of how unhinged the far left has become. Along the way we witnessed smashed cars, broken windows, a fire, and were called names and threatened simply because of how we were dressed; so much for tolerance and acceptance. After arriving at the parade, we had the pleasure of running into former Massachusetts Republican Governor William Weld. Governor Weld,...
  • Trump to Dems: 'Pocahontas is now the face of your party'

    02/10/2017 7:47:15 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 72 replies
    Trump to Dems: 'Pocahontas is now the face of your party' By Phil Mattingly and Ted Barrett, CNN Updated 10:01 PM ET, Fri February 10, 2017 Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump taunted Democrats by telling them "Pocahontas is now the face of your party" -- his insult of choice for Sen. Elizabeth Warren -- during a meeting with senators earlier this week, sources told CNN. The President also used the Thursday meeting at the White House to again surface unfounded claims of voter fraud during the 2016 presidential election. The sources said the Warren moment came up in the context of...
  • [VOTER FRAUD] Early and often? 31 people voted twice in Michigan election

    02/09/2017 5:06:18 PM PST · by Synthesist · 35 replies
    AP ^ | 9FEB2017 | ED WHITE
    <p>DETROIT (AP) — At least 31 people could face criminal charges after voting twice in Michigan in the fall election, an official said Thursday.</p>