Hoboken New Jersey Absentee Ballot Case Shows Why This Kind of Fraud (Unlike Impersonation Fraud) Can Happen: People Can Verify How Others Voted

From the DOJ press release: From October 2013 through November 2013, Raia instructed Dio Braxton, Matt Calicchio, Lizaida Camis, and other conspirators who worked for his campaign, to pay certain Hoboken voters $50 if those voters applied for and cast … Continue reading

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North Carolina Elections Board Issues Unanimous 46-Page Damning Set of Factual Findings and Legal Conclusions Related to Bladen County #NC09 Absentee Ballot Crimes, Explaining Why It Ordered New Election

From the introduction: A new election is the gravest remedy available to this State agency that has, for a century, supervised elections meant to ensure “[a]ll political power is vested in and derived from the people; all government of right … Continue reading

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“Editorial: N.C. GOP, more than state Elections Board, needs transparency”

WRAL editorial: It is hard to imagine where the North Carolina GOP leadership found the gall to have the Ninth Congressional District Republican Executive Committee pass a “resolution” demanding the State Board of Elections “immediately certify” Mark Harris the winner of that district’s … Continue reading

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Today’s Must-Read: Reihan Salam and Rob Richie on How to Make Congress More Bipartisan Through Ranked Choice Voting

Great NYT oped: Next term the Supreme Court will hear a challenge to Wisconsin’s election maps that could lead to a precedent-setting ruling against partisan gerrymandering — the problematic process whereby incumbents draw legislative boundaries to help their fellow partisans. But … Continue reading

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Absentee Ballots: “St. Louis prosecutor uncovers ‘important evidence’ in voter fraud probe, turns case over to feds”

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: The city’s top prosecutor said her office “uncovered important evidence” in a voter fraud investigation dealing with an August primary statehouse race that has since been reversed by voters. The case — which centered on the validity … Continue reading

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Breaking: Divided 9th Circuit Agrees to Hear AZ Ballot Harvesting Case En Banc, But J. Reinhardt Predicts Plaintiffs Will Lose

On October 30 I wrote the following post: Arizona passed a law limiting who is allowed to collect a completed absentee ballot from voters (so called “ballot harvesting”). Democrats and others filed suit claiming that the law was unconstitutional and … Continue reading

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Divided 9th Circuit Rejects Dems’ Voting Challenge to AZ “Ballot Harvesting” Law, But En Banc May Be Coming

  Arizona passed a law limiting who is allowed to collect a completed absentee ballot from voters (so called “ballot harvesting”). Democrats and others filed suit claiming that the law was unconstitutional and a Voting Rights Act violation. A divided … Continue reading

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