voter fraud

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Tue July 8, 2014

7/8/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain and Political Consultant Libby Post.

Topics include:
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Afghan Vote Fraud
Pot Legalization
Abortion Buffer Zones
Chicago Killings
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New York News
5:50 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Absentee Ballot Count Begins Amid Allegations of Voter Fraud

Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Elections officials began counting absentee ballots in Clinton County on Monday amid allegations of potential ballot fraud in two city wards and one legislative district.

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New York News
1:30 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Accusations of Voter Fraud During Plattsburgh Council Debate

Plattsburgh City hall
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Last night, city council candidates in the city of Plattsburgh met in a League of Women Voters’ forum at city hall. The ward hopefuls were allowed to pose a question to their opponents. In several instances, Republican and Independent candidates took their challengers to task for what they say is an alarming increase in absentee ballot filings.

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Elections
9:35 am
Wed October 24, 2012

The Politics of Voter Suppression: Defending and Expanding Americans' Right to Vote

We speak with Tova Andrea Wang, Senior Democracy Fellow at Demos and Fellow at The Century Foundation, about her book, The Politics of Voter Suppression: Defending and Expanding Americans' Right to Vote.

Commentary & Opinion
3:24 pm
Tue August 21, 2012

Stephen Gottlieb: Real Election Fraud

Republican efforts to exclude voters from the polls have been in the news lately. A Pennsylvania judge recently decided it was OK to require voters to have photo IDs there. Many states have been doing that.

Indiana anti-voter fraud efforts got the blessing of the U.S. Supreme Court under John Roberts in 2008. (i.) Indiana Republicans claimed to be terrified that poor people would show up at the polls fraudulently trying to vote, and worse, they would vote for Democrats. So they required picture IDs. Their claims have been repeated in many states.

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Commentary & Opinion
12:16 pm
Wed July 18, 2012

Herbert London: Dealing With Voter Fraud

Attorney General Eric Holder is engaged in a war against states trying to ensure the integrity of the electoral system. As he noted, “The arc of American history has always moved toward expanding the electorate.”

While there is truth in this claim, it does not mean that felons, foreigners or those residing in cemeteries should be given the right to vote. However, Mr. Holder has used the power of his position to block Florida from purging its rolls of non-citizens or taking Texas to federal court over its photo ID requirement.

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