Posts Tagged ‘Election Fraud’

June 15th, 2022 - 11:06 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

If GOP’s Arizona “audit” was a sham, its Wisconsin “audit” is a circus

If the Arizona GOP’s 2020 election “audit” was a sham, the Wisconsin GOP’s sham “audit” is a three-ring circus. Its star performer is Michael Gableman (bio here), a GOP political operative who served a single tumultuous term on Wisconsin’s supreme court. Gab[...]

June 6th, 2022 - 11:15 pm § in Biden, Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

Suddenly, Trump’s fake electors scheme looks very criminal

Biden won Georgia in 2020, and was entitled to its 16 electoral votes, but the Trump campaign had other plans. A Trump campaign operative in that state assembled a group of unelected “alternate” electors, arranged for them to meet at the statehouse on December 14, 2020, and issued them t[...]

April 6th, 2022 - 8:36 pm § in Politics

Maybe GOPers believe in election fraud because they commit it?

“For years, Republicans have cried voter fraud, with few substantive examples. But, of late, there have been a few—from Republican politicians themselves. This week brings yet another one: Matt Mowers, a Republican candidate for Congress in New Hampshire, who voted twice in the 2016 presid[...]

February 12th, 2022 - 12:27 pm § in Politics

Election officials under siege by snipe hunters

You know what a “snipe hunt” is, right? If not, Wikipedia is there to help (here): “A snipe hunt is a type of practical joke or fool’s errand … in which an unsuspecting newcomer is duped into trying to catch a nonexistent animal called a snipe ... a snipe hunt is[...]

January 23rd, 2022 - 4:08 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts

Why the GOP’s fake electors are no joke

Two CNN reporters, Marshall Cohen and Zachary Cohen (not related), explain here. “After various election fraud lawsuits in these states failed, Giuliani and his team shifted their focus to January 6. The idea, as outlined in a memo written by conservative lawyer John Eastman, was for then-Vice[...]

January 12th, 2022 - 10:29 pm § in Politics

Republicans in 3 key states forged electoral certificates

After the 2020 election, Republicans in Arizona, Michigan, and Wisconsin created forgeries of official election documents, made out to show Trump won those states, and sent those counterfeit documents to the U.S. Senate and National Archives. (Read MSNBC story here.) Regarding the Michigan forgeries[...]

October 22nd, 2021 - 5:49 pm § in Politics

To catch an election thief

Dan Patrick, a millionaire Texas businessman and politician, reacted to the 2020 “stolen” election by offering bounties for turning in election thieves. He promised (here), “Anyone who provides information that leads to an arrest and final conviction of voter fraud will be paid a m[...]

October 17th, 2021 - 1:56 pm § in Politics

Idaho to audit ballots in all 50 states!

“Ten Idaho legislators … have signed a letter calling for an audit of 2020 election results in all 50 states,” a Spokane newspaper reports here. “The letter was originally written by Arizona state Sen. Wendy Rogers, a Republican,” the story says, adding, “Rogers a[...]

October 15th, 2021 - 4:01 pm § in Biden, Donald Trump, Politics

Idaho recounts debunk fraud claims

“A hand recount of Bonner County’s 2020 ballots found eight more votes for former President Donald Trump and one more for President Joe Biden,” a Spokane newspaper reported on October 2, 2021. “The Idaho Secretary of State’s Office said … the nine ballots were attributed [...]

September 23rd, 2021 - 11:16 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Arizona GOP’s “audit” favors Biden

     After spending $5.7 million of mostly-private money (Arizona taxpayers involuntarily contributed $150,000) on a highly partisan, non-binding “audit” of Maricopa County’s 2020 election results, a leaked draft report appears to explode the GOP’s election fraud myths, be[...]