Posts Tagged ‘Election Fraud’

November 23rd, 2022 - 1:56 am § in Law and Courts, Politics, Republicans

How prevalent is voting fraud in Washington?

Prosecutors have filed criminal charges in 42 voting cases since 2007, and 3 of those were dismissed, according to a Seattle TV station (read story here). Those cases involved a variety of behavior: Voting in two states, voting someone else’s ballot, a mail thief voting stolen ballots. Does th[...]

November 17th, 2022 - 3:36 pm § in Hypocrisy, Law and Courts, Politics, Republicans

GOP “election integrity” legislator signed his daughter’s absentee ballots in 3 elections

A Michigan state senator who campaigned in 2020 on election integrity (and won re-election) signed absentee ballots issued to his daughter in 2010 and for the 2016 primary and general elections. When confronted about the 2010 ballot, he accused his ex-wife of signing it. The signatures on the 2016 b[...]

August 25th, 2022 - 6:46 pm § in Politics

Will Florida governor’s “voting fraud” cases blow up in his face?

Florida GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis, who wants to be president, set up a special squad of election cops to hunt down voting fraud. They went after the low-hanging fruit first: Ex-convicts. In 2018, Florida voters voted overwhelmingly in favor of restoring ex-felons’ voting rights by passing a state [...]

August 21st, 2022 - 5:30 pm § in Politics

Kansas abortion foes got their recount and here’s what it shows

In the first ballot-box test of abortion rights after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the Kansas electorate kept abortion legal in their state, by a vote of 543,855 (59%) to 378,466 (41%), see details here. Anti-abortion activists requested a recount, raising $50,000 online, with another $[...]

August 2nd, 2022 - 10:00 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Dead voters in Arizona

You may recall after Fox News called Arizona for Biden an angry mob of Trumpers threatened to storm the Maricopa County elections office (story here). Weeks later, they called GOP Gov. Ducey a “traitor” for certifying the election (story here). Even after Biden took office, disgruntled A[...]

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[...]