14 Cases of Voter Fraud So Far This Year -- And It's Not Even Election Day Yet
The big election is just one week away, but how confident are you that your vote will count?
Presidential contender Donald Trump has made an issue of a “rigged” election this year, but he's not the only one wondering about the integrity of the voting process. So far this election season, there have been at least 14 cases of suspected or attempted voter and registration fraud.
According to the Pew Charitable Trust, one in eight voting records in the country is inaccurate, due to bad information, addresses, etc. The 2012 study also found that nearly 2.8 million people are registered in two or more states, and 1.8 million registered voters are dead.
The Public Interest Legal Foundation reports that making registering to vote easier via the “motor voter” law has resulted in non-citizens and other ineligible people registering and voting in several Virginia counties, thus diluting the votes of eligible citizens.
Recently, videographer James O'Keefe showed a key Democratic worker admitting to buying cars at auction and using them to transport people across state lines to selected precincts to vote illegally.
The tales of fraud outnumber the actual number of cases brought against people. Here are just the cases that have been filed so far this year — and we aren't even to Election Day yet: