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North Carolina asked feds to open vote fraud case last year

North Carolina’s top elections official issued an urgent plea nearly two years ago for the Trump administration to file criminal charges against the man now at the center of ballot …


Report: Trump commission did not find widespread voter fraud

The now-disbanded voting integrity commission launched by the Trump administration uncovered no evidence to support claims of widespread voter fraud, according to an analysis of administration documents released Friday.


Kansas voting rights trial has national implications

A conservative Republican who has supported President Donald Trump’s unsubstantiated claim that millions of illegal votes cost Trump the popular vote in 2016 will have to prove Kansas has a …


Trump’s attempts to show voter fraud appear to have stalled

President Donald Trump hasn’t backed away from his unsubstantiated claim that millions of illegally cast ballots cost him the popular vote in 2016, but his efforts to investigate it appear …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 9:06 p.m.

Trump signs order disbanding voter fraud commission

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday disbanding his controversial voter fraud commission amid infighting, lawsuits and state officials’ refusal to cooperate.


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 9:25 p.m.

Alabama finds no voter fraud after probe of TV interview

Defeated U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore on Thursday pleaded for donations to help him investigate potential election fraud, the same day Alabama officials said they investigated but found nothing improper …


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 10:39 a.m.

Montana secretary of state: State has no voter fraud issue

Secretary of State Corey Stapleton said Montana does not have issues of coordinated voter fraud, but argued there were cases of “voter misconduct” that need to be addressed.


Idaho man indicted for illegally voting

An Idaho man has been indicted on a federal voter fraud charge.


Trump voter fraud commission faces lawsuit from member

A member of President Donald Trump’s commission on voter fraud sued in federal court on Thursday, alleging that the commission is violating federal law by excluding him and others from …


For $500, Oregon gives voter registration to Trump’s fraud commission

Oregon officials have handed over a statewide list of voters to President Donald Trump’s commission investigating allegations of voter fraud, for a $500 fee.


Trump’s voter fraud panel remains lightning rod

If anyone in Washington was wondering just how seriously Democrats were taking a presidential advisory commission tasked with finding voter fraud, the answer came in late August, when Senate Minority …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 2:19 p.m.

Idaho hands over public voter data to Trump panel

The Idaho secretary of state’s office has turned over voters’ names, addresses and other public information to President Donald Trump’s commission investigating alleged voter fraud.


Voter fraud allegations roils Montana elections officials

Secretary of State Corey Stapleton’s allegations of voter fraud has widened a rift with elections officers across the state, some of whom want the state’s elections chief to dial back …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 10:44 p.m.

Venezuela president disputes vote tampering allegation

Venezuela’s president defiantly dismissed allegations that official turnout figures for the election of an all-powerful constituent assembly were manipulated, accusing the international software firm behind the claim of bowing to …


UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 7:11 p.m.

Trump says he wants voter fraud commission to have open mind

President Donald Trump on Wednesday questioned the motives of states that have refused to comply with his voter fraud commission’s request for extensive personal voter information, suggesting they have something …


Lawsuits filed over Trump voting commission requests

President Donald Trump’s commission investigating election fraud faced further pushback Thursday in the form of lawsuits seeking to block its collection of detailed information about every voter in the United …


Shut down destructive voter fraud hunt

The president suggested in a tweet that states must have something to hide if they won’t fully comply. That’s a fascinating position for someone who has been reluctant to accept …


UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 10:17 p.m.

Idaho to handle voter info request using public record law

Idaho officials will treat a request for voter records from President Donald Trump’s commission investigating alleged voter fraud as a public records request, Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney announced …


UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 9:40 p.m.

Wyman: Vote fraud claim ‘ludicrous,’ refers Trump to website

Washington’s secretary of state says her office referred President Donald Trump’s commission investigating alleged 2016 election voter fraud to a publicly available link of voter data but reiterated no private …


Glance: How states are handling voter information request

State-by-state responses to a request for detailed voter data from President Donald Trump’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, which is investigating whether there was voter fraud in last year’s …


UPDATED: Sat., July 1, 2017, 10:55 p.m.

Trump slams states for refusing to provide detailed voter data

President Donald Trump wrote a Twitter post Saturday aimed at state officials state resisting a broad request for data by his voter-fraud commission, including officials from deeply Republican states whose …


Trump’s voter fraud commission wants to know the voting history, party ID and address of every voter in America

The chair of Donald Trump’s Election Integrity Commission has penned a letter to all 50 states requesting their full voter role data, including the name, address, date of birth, party …


UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 6:32 p.m.

Trump launches commission to investigate voter fraud

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday launching a commission to review alleged voter fraud and voter suppression, building upon his unsubstantiated claims that millions of people voted illegally …


Report: 500 ineligible voters cast ballots in North Carolina

North Carolina elections officials found that about 500 ineligible voters cast ballots in the 2016 general election – but not enough to change the outcome of any race, according to …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 9:01 p.m.

Trump revives voter fraud claims in lunch with senators

President Donald Trump has revived groundless claims of voter fraud, arguing in a lunch meeting with senators that he and former Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte would have won in New …


Montana legislator asserts voter fraud in pushing ID law

A Montana legislator seeking to toughen the state’s voter ID law alleged Thursday that voter fraud is occurring at polling places across the state, as opponents sought to kill the …


Trump to launch probe into unproven voter fraud claim

A spokesman said President Donald Trump will sign an executive action to commission an investigation into widespread voter fraud, raising the prospect of a federal government probe into a widely …


Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner also registered to vote in two states

Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and one of his closest White House advisers, is registered to vote in both New Jersey and New York, according to elections officials and voting …


Trump is a master of diversion

Trump and his team know how emotional many Americans are about him. He can choose what he wants to be hated for – preferably for something silly and unrelated to …


Bipartisan group of governors’ blast Trump’s false claims of voter fraud

The Republican and Democratic leaders of the National Governors Association on Wednesday blasted President Donald Trump’s call for a “major investigation” of voter fraud as a distraction from the nation’s …