10/4/16 Election Fraud

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You’d think most people would want a fair election.

Here’s what’s happening behind the headlines.

Disagreement rages between those who favor secure elections and critics who oppose photo IDs.  They claim it’s a solution for a problem that doesn’t exist.

In spite of the naysaying, there are hundreds of examples of election fraud.

In recent years, ballots have been cast by dead people in Colorado. Foreigners voted in Virginia. Both are swing states.

Opponents of secure elections argue a photo ID is an undue burden on the Constitutional right to vote.  Yet, photo IDs are required for other Constitutional rights.  You can’t buy a gun, enter a federal building, or marry without proper identification.  Oftentimes, the right to peaceably assemble is banned without obtaining a permit and showing ID.  The Supreme Court has stated public accommodation is a right.  But try flying or checking into a hotel without proving your identity.

Now this.  Three academics at Old Dominion University issued a paper stating non-citizens have voted in elections.  In some cases, they’ve affected the outcomes.  It goes without saying that ODU isn’t exactly a bastion of conservatism.

Election fraud is real.

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