Given the Brennan Center’s apparent goal of misleading the public into leaving our nation vulnerable to election fraud, a response is appropriate because the truth deserves a defense.
The 5th Circuit had found that since the vast majority of Texas voters could meet the ID requirement, Texas simply had to amend the law to come up with a way for the small number of individuals who couldn’t.
The presence on the rolls of the deceased and duplicate registrations provides fertile ground for would-be vote fraudsters. There’s no reason whatsoever for those registrations to remain on the books. Yet Democrats and self-styled “voting rights” groups are crying foul.
They were voting by absentee ballot in Vermont, deciding who would represent in public offices people who actually live here. That’s vote fraud, right? Wrong! At least according to our Secretary of State’s office.
Automatic voter registration has passed the six-month mark in Vermont, and the secretary of state says the new program has produced “dramatic increases” in voter rolls.
A Connecticut family listed among the defendants in an ongoing voter fraud lawsuit has admitted voting in Vermont elections, according to public court documents. Family members said they got approval to do so from the Vermont Secretary of State’s office.
The report found that thousands of votes in the 2016 election were illegal duplicate votes from people who registered and voted in more than one state.
The tweets weren’t exactly the “we’re working overtime to safeguard our elections” talk one might expect from a chief elections official.
Allowing an ineligible voter to cast a ballot cancels out the vote of a legal voter, effectually erasing that legal voter’s vote. The outcome is the same as if the legal voter had been physically blocked from entering the polling place. This is unacceptable.