11.Nov, 2016 Comments Off on Governor Walker: Claim that Voter ID hurt election turnout is a “load of crap”

Governor Walker: Claim that Voter ID hurt election turnout is a “load of crap”

In the 2016 general election, Wisconsin Republicans appeared to gain additional advantage in the Wisconsin state legislature.  Executive Director Neal Albrecht of the Milwaukee Election Commission complained to the media that the Wisconsin Photo ID law impacted the city’s turnout. In response to that complaint, Governor Walker told Wisconsin radio listeners of Charlie Sykes that the claim…

9.Nov, 2016 Comments Off on Mail Ballot Fraud and Mishandling in Florida

Mail Ballot Fraud and Mishandling in Florida

While the election results in Florida yesterday did not end up being close, mail ballot fraud and the outright mishandling of mail ballots in Broward County could have damaged the integrity of the election in a meaningful way had the vote been closer, and they certainly shook voters’ confidence in…

9.Nov, 2016 Comments Off on Missouri Passes Constitutional Amendment to Allow Voter ID

Missouri Passes Constitutional Amendment to Allow Voter ID

With 63% voting in favor, voters in Missouri passed a constitutional amendment that will allow the state to enact a law requiring photo ID to vote.  The amendment gives state constitutional approval to a bill passed earlier this year to require a photo ID.  With the passage of the constitutional…

4.Nov, 2016 Comments Off on 16 Election Issues to Watch

16 Election Issues to Watch

electiononlineWeekly posted a list of sixteen key issues to watch regarding the election:   Although millions of voters have already cast their ballots either through early voting, absentee voting or vote-by-mail, millions more will head to the polls on November 8 and cast their ballot for the 45th president of…

1.Nov, 2016 Comments Off on Will a President Trump make fighting voter fraud a priority in first 100 days?

Will a President Trump make fighting voter fraud a priority in first 100 days?

Tom Spencer, a senior fellow with the Lawyer’s Democracy Fund (LDF), lays out the case in Lifezette for voter fraud being a top priority in a new Trump Administration and arguing for a task force to be immediately convened to review the irregularities of the 2016 election.   Spencer lays…

31.Oct, 2016 Comments Off on Concerned Voters Ask Why No ID Required to Vote in Massachusetts

Concerned Voters Ask Why No ID Required to Vote in Massachusetts

Again demonstrating the public’s strong support for voter ID protections, early voters in Massachusetts were concerned about not being asked to provide identification prior to voting and the opportunity it provided for vote fraud.  State law only allows poll workers to ask for a voter’s name:   22News was working to…

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West Virginia Voter ID Law Approved by House Judiciary Committee

  On Feb. 10, 2016, the West Virginia House Judiciary Committee approved a voter ID bill.  The bill is currently under consideration by the entire House of Delegates.  

Democrats Threaten to Filibuster Voter ID Bills in Missouri

    Senate Democrats in Missouri have threatened to filibuster a pair of voter ID measures passed by the House if the Senate considers them.

Native Americans Challenge ND Voter ID Law

    Native Americans in North Dakota are seeking an injunction against the state’s voter ID law under the Voting Rights Act. The complaint was filed on January 20, 2016.

Florida Bill Adding Forms of Acceptable Voter ID Advances

  A Florida bill allowing individuals to use conceal carry permits and veteran health cards as voter ID passed in the state senate by a vote of 36-0.