Voter Fraud

Researcher for President Trump’s voter fraud commission arrested for child porn

Filed under: News, US, Crime<p>A researcher for President Trump’s controversial voter fraud commission has been arrested on 11 counts of possession and distribution of child pornography, according to police and media reports.<p>Read more...<p>Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

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Matt Dunlap says he’s heard nothing from Trump voter fraud commission for a month

The Maine Democrat serving on President Trump’s voter fraud commission has reiterated his criticism of its direction and said communications to him …

Portland, ME

Trump 'Voter Fraud' Commission Violates Federal Law, Lawsuit Claims

The Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity caused a national outcry with its request for reams of personal data on all registered …

Government

Obama-linked group moves to block Trump voting commission from collecting data

A group of lawyers who served in former President Obama's administration moved for a temporary injunction against President Trump's voter fraud …

Government

Democratic Member Isn't Sure If Trump Voter Fraud Panel Will Ever Meet Again

The Maine secretary of state slammed another member for disparaging the very idea of Democrats on the commission.<p>A member of President Donald Trump’s voter fraud probe expressed deep frustration Tuesday over the way the commission has been run so far and doubted that the panel would ever meet again.<p>…

Government

Trump's voter fraud chief wanted to roll back voter protections

The man tapped to help helm Trump’s voter fraud commission was prepared to roll back federal voter protections.

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Tennessee man arrested on voter fraud charges

State investigators say a Tennessee man has been arrested on voter fraud charges.<p>The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said in a news release that …

News (U.S.)

Judge Blocks Texas From Giving Voting Information To Trump Voter Fraud Probe

The judge said cooperating with the federal commission could violate voter privacy and chill free speech.<p>A Texas judge has temporarily blocked the state from handing over voter information to President Donald Trump’s commission on voter fraud, saying doing so could jeopardize privacy.<p>State District …

News (U.S.)

How Blockchain Technology Can Prevent Voter Fraud | Investopedia

As a technology, blockchain is quickly becoming unrivaled. Though the internet has long been familiar with other peer-to-peer applications for file …

Bitcoin

‘Fake news,’ like ‘voter fraud,’ is one of Trump’s favorite ways to soothe his ego

President Trump’s explanation of what happened in the 2016 election hinges on the assertion that millions of votes were cast illegally.<p>He began making this case shortly after the election, once it became apparent that his victory would always carry the asterisk of having lost the popular vote. It …

Politics

Texas Judge Slaps Restraining Order on Data Requested by Trump's Voter Fraud Commission

On Tuesday, a Texas judge blocked the Trump administration from receiving data it requested as part of its investigation into voter fraud.<p>Kris …

Government

Trump’s Voter Fraud Commission Won't Get Data From Texas After Privacy Concerns

The temporary restraining order prohibits the state from providing data to Trump's Commission on Election Integrity until after an October 16 hearing.

Government

The Few Democrats on Trump’s Voter Fraud Panel Push Back

There’s a story that’s been going around over the past several months about busloads of people from Massachusetts driving into New Hampshire to vote …

Government

A database error may be why Jared Kushner appeared to be registered to vote as a woman

Jared Kushner's bad week just got a little weirder.<p>On Sunday, Politico reported that the presidential son-in-law and adviser corresponded with top White House officials through a private email server (and he wasn't the only one). On Monday, a prankster impersonating the real estate scion — …

Politics

7 Senators Demand To Know If DOJ Is Involved With Trump Voter Fraud Probe

These Democrats aren't buying that the Justice Department is independent from the president's commission.<p>Seven Democratic senators on Tuesday asked the Department of Justice to explain any involvement it has with President Donald Trump’s commission convened to investigate voter fraud.<p>Justice …

Government

Integrity Watchdog Finds 248 Counties With More Voters Than People

The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) threatened Monday to hit local officials from 248 counties across 24 states with lawsuits if they do not …

Government

Russian Twitter bots boosted baseless voter fraud claims in Germany

A Russian-language network of Twitter bots tried to boost claims of voter fraud going into Germany's national elections on Sept. 24.<p>Those elections …

Christian Democratic Union

8 of the GOP’s favorite scapegoats when things don’t go their way

When times get tough, it’s nice to have a few reliable punching bags to take the blame<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Republicans have a way of relying on scapegoats when their plans don’t work out as expected. There are so many go-to GOP scapegoats, it would be impossible to name them …

Liberal View

Kris Kobach’s “voter fraud” circus goes off the rails

At its first meeting, Trump’s “election integrity” commission reveals its ugly, hyper-partisan inner self<p>When Dr. John Lott Jr. came before the Kobach-Pence “election integrity” commission last week and called for background checks for voters – the same kind that gun owners must undergo before …

Liberal View

Kris Kobach Can Prove U.S. Elections Are Messy, But That’s Not The Same Thing As Fraudulent

President Trump’s voter fraud commission has the stated goal of ensuring the integrity of the vote as “the foundation of our democracy.” But, like …

Politics

Philadelphia Reveals Noncitizens Registered To Vote As Evidence of National Voter Fraud Grows

"This is a real concern."<p>New evidence has emerged to buttress President Donald Trump’s oft-mentioned claim that the nation’s system of fighting voter …

Conservative View

Group urges Senate to probe DOJ link to Trump voter fraud commission

A civil rights group on Thursday called on members of the Senate Judiciary Committee to question Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) …

Senate Judiciary Committee

City Commissioner: PennDOT glitch let non

A top Philadelphia elections official said Wednesday that hundreds of legal but otherwise ineligible immigrants registered to vote in the past …

Government

ACLU Is Going On Offense In Voting Rights Fight

“If all we’re doing is filing lawsuits and fighting voter suppression, it’s just going to keep continuing."<p>The American Civil Liberties Union is launching an effort to make it easier to vote in all 50 states after exaggerated claims of voter fraud have led to new restrictions in many places.<p>The …

Rights & Freedoms

Trump says he’s worried about voter fraud. One of his nominees may have voted illegally in Virginia.

As President Trump’s controversial commission on voter fraud seeks to gather evidence, it won’t have to look far for some suspicious activity: a ballot cast in last fall’s presidential election in Virginia by Jeffrey Gerrish, Trump’s nominee to be a deputy U.S. trade representative.<p>Gerrish, whose …

Politics

Kris Kobach Defends Using A Private Email For Government Business

The Kansas secretary of state and vice chair of Trump's voter fraud commission said using his government account would be a “waste of state resources.”<p>Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) is defending using a personal email account to conduct business as the vice chair of a commission convened …

Government

"It Was All About Lying About Voter Fraud"

<b>Populist Victories Won in Conservative Colorado Town</b> -- <i>BuzzFlash</i><p><b>BLM Activists Can Proceed With Suit Against NYPD, Manhattan DA</b> -- <i>NY Daily News</i><p><b>Trump's</b> …

Mellman: Voter fraud commission fails on all fronts

In an effort to provide support for his fact-free outbursts, President Trump appointed a commission to examine voter fraud.<p>It turns out that the …

Government

Promising news on dearth of voter fraud

During the 2016 election cycle, Donald Trump infamously sought to cast doubt on the integrity of voting systems by arguing that if he lost his …

Government

We Hear You: Electing to Investigate Voter Fraud

<i>Editor’s note: Our coverage of the voter fraud issue, much of it by Fred Lucas, spurs a strong turnout among The Daily Signal’s audience. Today we</i> …

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