Think Voter Fraud’s Not Real … These 23 States Say Otherwise
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has brought the issue of voter fraud to the forefront by suggesting polls are rigged. Democrats have tried to push back against his claim, but voter fraud is real, and here are 23 times it has happened in the past few years, courtesy of WND.
#1: Last month, about 20 voter applications were submitted for dead people in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
#2: The same thing happened in Colorado, where it was revealed that dead people were voting in multiple elections.
#3: In 2012, Jason Bauer and Mike McGuinness, two Democrat officials in Michigan, were convicted for involvement in an election fraud scheme.
#4: Three counties in California’s 2016 presidential primary reported 194 people who voted twice.
#5: A Democrat primary in St. Louis, Missouri, this year showed absentee ballots were improperly recorded.
#6: In 2013, Deisy Penton de Cabrera was convicted of possessing more than two ballots that belonged to other voters in Florida.
#7: In Magoffin County, Kentucky, Magoffin County Magistrate Gary Risner, Deputy County Clerk Larry Shepard, and Tami Jo Risner were discovered buying votes in 2016.
#8: Pasco Parker, a Tennessee resident, pleaded guilty to felony voter fraud in North Carolina in 2015 after he sent in absentee ballots to Florida and North Carolina after voting in person in Tennessee.
#9: In 2013, Democrat state Rep. Hudson Hallum and his father, Ken Hallum, were caught bribing absentee voters as well as tampering with ballots in Arkansas.
#10: Mohammad Shafiq was convicted for fraudulently tampering with voter registrations during a 2012 election in Georgia.
#11: Former Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White was convicted for lying about his address to keep collecting a paycheck from the Fishers Town Council in 2012.
#12: In early 2015, Pennsylvania Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele said there was a possibility that 731 people may have voted twice in Pennsylvania.
#13: Carol Hannah voted in both Arizona and Colorado in 2010.
#14: In Iowa, Mayra Alejandra Lopez Morales, who was not a citizen of the U.S., was convicted of voter fraud in 2014 after she registered and voted in the 2012 election.
#15: In 2010, former Connecticut state Rep. Christina Ayala was convicted for voting several times in districts where she did not live.
#16: Michael L. Hannum was convicted for voting in Nebraska and Kansas in 2012.
#17: Stanley Leger pleaded guilty to buying votes in a mayoral race in Louisiana.
#18: Wendy Rosen, a 2012 Democrat congressional candidate in Maryland, pleaded guilty to voting in 2006 and 2008 in both Maryland and Florida.
#19: Mexican Rogelio Mejorada-Lopez was a registered voter in Alaska and was convicted of voting in several elections.
#20: Robert Munroe was convicted in 2016 of voting several times each in Wisconsin elections throughout 2011 and 2012, and voted in two different states in the 2012 presidential election.
#21: Three women in Alabama were found guilty of tampering with numerous absentee ballots in a city commissioner race in 2015.
#22: In 2013, Enrico Villamaino, a Republican candidate for state representative, was convicted on various charges of voter fraud in Massachusetts.
#23: In Ohio, Melowese Richardson was convicted on four counts of illegal voting in 2013.