Election commission official: 'High possibility' no changes will be recommended

Casey Dawson
September 15, 2017

In a statement to The Huffington Post, von Spakovsky admitted he sent the email and said he was unaware that it had been was forwarded to the attorney general. There are dead people on registration rolls.

The vice chairman of President Trump's voter fraud commission says there is a "high possibility" that the panel will not make any recommendations after it wraps up its investigation.

That leaves the panel free to operate, for now, collecting stories and studies of voter fraud.

The state's laws allow a persons to be domiciled in New Hampshire for voting purposes and still be a resident of another state for driver's licensing purposes. "My point is that among the 5,313, you can probably assume that at least one of those individuals" voted fraudulently. "The Left-wing groups suing to block new proof-of-residence laws for same-day voter registration are really proving what drives them to the courthouse". But that didn't stop Trump from creating a sham commission to try to justify the unjustifiable. And critics reply, "What problem?" Potential presidential candidate Jason Kander, the former Missouri secretary of state, held a press conference outside to criticize the commission.

"A state with voter suppression ought not to be honored by the Democratic Party by having the first-in-the-nation primary, period", Dean said in an interview with The Daily Beast.

So the truth isn't out there? Voter fraud is just a myth?

"Non-citizens are registered. Non-citizens are voting". Specifically, the think-tank staffer suggested that they appoint the real experts who work at the Heritage Foundation. Though he has not offered any evidence in support of such claims, it is the only explanation Trump has offered for losing the popular vote to Democrat Hillary Clinton while winning the electoral college.

He said hackers have myriad ways of attacking voting machines. "You have Republicans anxious about ineligible people voting, and Democrats thinking Republicans are just imagining things".

That's not an indictment of Al Franken. How did felons get registered to vote in the first place? "But those are questions of state law".

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- Enact federal legislation that any candidate or person cooperating with a foreign government, in connection with an US election, be prosecuted for treason. "In Congress, I will not stop fighting to give every eligible voter a voice in our democracy".

A man in NY said he got voter ID cards sent to his home for family members who moved away decades ago and now vote elsewhere. "And that commission so far - while ostensibly still waiting to analyze numbers from a controversial set of voter data gathered from the states - has simultaneously argued in favor of measures to fight voter fraud, like voter ID, while also arguing that policies to do so won't suppress votes".

"There are reasons why someone might legitimately register to vote with an out-of-state license - most obviously, they could have moved to the state recently or could be attending college here".

The former DNC chair has major concerns about the Kris Kobach-led effort and about a new law in New Hampshire that could restrict the student vote.

Hans von Spakovsky, senior legal fellow at the Heritage Foundation, sits on the "Current Election Integrity Issues Affecting Public Confidence" panel, (as well as the Commission) during the second meeting of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College on September 12, 2017 in Goffstown, New Hampshire. "New Hampshire people aren't accustomed to walking away or stepping down from their civic duty, and I will not either". Earlier this year the GOP-dominated state legislature passed a bill tightening voting laws.

Some gaps in this system were demonstrated by Project Veritas in January 2012, when it sent reporters wearing hidden cameras to polling stations in New Hampshire-which at that time also did not require voter ID-and used the names of dead people they obtained from local obituaries.

Maybe Americans are a little paranoid about the ballot box.

As we all know, with this president if something goes wrong or he failed at something it's always someone else's fault.

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