Article: Fact-check: Do states verify U.S. citizenship as a condition for voting?

Election 2020, Election Reform

Fact-check: Do states verify U.S. citizenship as a condition for voting?

Donald Trump: “No state in the country verifies United States citizenship as a condition for voting in federal elections.”

PolitiFact’s ruling: Mostly False

Here’s why: One of President Donald Trump’s many recent complaints about the U.S. election system is that states are lax in securing their voter rolls

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Article: Trump’s legal team cried vote fraud, but courts found none

Election 2020, Election Fraud

Trump’s legal team cried vote fraud, but courts found none

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As they frantically searched for ways to salvage President Donald Trump’s failed reelection bid, his campaign pursued a dizzying game of legal hopscotch across six states that centered on the biggest prize of all: Pennsylvania.

The strategy may have played well in front of television cameras and on talk radio to Trump’s supporters. But it has proved a disaster in court, where judges uniformly rejected their claims of vote fraud and found the campaign’s legal work amateurish.

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Article: Nevada uncovers 1 case of possible ballot fraud

Election Fraud

Nevada uncovers 1 case of possible ballot fraud

President Donald Trump’s allies have been scouring the country for voter fraud in hopes of invalidating Joe Biden’s election victory, and they’ve unleashed a flood of unsubstantiated and untrue allegations.

A van dropped off fake ballots at an election office in Nevada. Election observers were barred from watching votes being counted in Michigan. Late ballots were improperly counted in Georgia. All of these stories are either unproven or false

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Article: Claims Of Widespread Voter Fraud In Georgia Are ‘Unlikely,’ State Official Says

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Claims Of Widespread Voter Fraud In Georgia Are ‘Unlikely,’ State Official Says

The Georgia secretary of state’s office says it continues to look into every complaint of voter fraud but that so far, it has found little evidence that it happened on a widespread basis.

“Every single one that comes in, we’re going to investigate, we’re going to track it down,” said Gabe Sterling. “It doesn’t mean anything happened, it didn’t mean anything didn’t happen. What we have to find is evidence of something happening.”

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Article: COVID and the US election: will the rise of mail-in voting affect the result?

Election Reform

COVID and the US election: will the rise of mail-in voting affect the result?

With record numbers of postal ballots expected because of the pandemic, Nature dives into the data.

As election day approaches and COVID-19 cases surge in the United States, debate rages over how Americans should vote fairly and safely. Because of the pandemic, a record number of votes are expected to be cast by mail before 3 November.

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Article: Legal U.S. Immigrants Face Prison And Even Deportation For Voting

Election Fraud, Election Reform

Legal U.S. Immigrants Face Prison And Even Deportation For Voting

One of Trump’s top federal prosecutors in North Carolina is going after noncitizen voters, and it could have dire consequences.

The 20 immigrants recently charged with illegally voting in North Carolina in the 2016 election may not have even known they were ineligible, a HuffPost review of their cases and interviews with some of the defendants found. But they could still be convicted and imprisoned — or even deported ― without the Justice Department proving they intended to break the law.

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