News Analysis Cannot Replicate PILF “Alien Invasion” Study Finding “Massive” Noncitizen Voting in VA

Capital News Service: Last fall, a pair of groups supported by conservatives released a report with the sensational title “Alien Invasion in Virginia: The discovery and coverup of noncitizen registration and voting.” It said illegal voting is a “massive problem”:… … Continue reading

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Two Democratic Members of Trump “Election Integrity” Commission Want to Add Consideration of Russian Hacking of Election Systems

Boston Globe: Two members of a presidential commission charged with investigating alleged voter fraud want the panel to focus on what could be the biggest fraudulent scheme of all: attempted Russian hacking of numerous state election systems. The call, by … Continue reading

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von Spakovsky, Christian Adams to Be Offering Advice, Reports to President’s “Election Integrity” Commission

Release: The Best Practices report follows President Donald J. Trump’s Executive Order on the Establishment of Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity. PILF intends to contribute to the body’s future studies by offering these findings and suggestions in the near … Continue reading

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“Russian Cyber Hacks on U.S. Electoral System Far Wider Than Previously Known”

Bloomberg: Russia’s cyberattack on the U.S. electoral system before Donald Trump’s election was far more widespread than has been publicly revealed, including incursions into voter databases and software systems in almost twice as many states as previously reported. In Illinois, investigators … Continue reading

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“Scrap new Texas voter ID law, plaintiffs tell federal judge”

Texas Tribune: A new law softening Texas’ strict voter identification requirements doesn’t absolve the lawmakers from intentionally discriminating against minority voters in 2011 — nor would it properly accommodate those voters going forward, the state’s opponents in a long-running lawsuit … Continue reading

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EAC Splits Along Party Lines in Considering Whether Executive Director Newby Exceeded His Authority on KS Proof of Citizenship Issue

Well, now that push comes to shove, Republican commissioners say what Newby did was a-ok, while Democratic commissioner Hicks dissents. The case continues. As I wrote back in February about the district court’s request for these documents: But having the … Continue reading

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