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Dunlap accuses leader of Trump's voter fraud panel of making 'absurd' claims

15 September, 2017, 00:41 | Author: Priscilla Morrison
  • Exclusive – Kobach: It Appears That Out-of-State Voters Changed the Outcome of the New Hampshire US Senate Race

"I have never had any discussions by email or otherwise with General Sessions about the election integrity commission", he said.

In response to questions about the difference between domicile and residency in New Hampshire, Smith explained that state courts have ruled that domicile, not residency, determines voting rights.

Democrats have long complained that Republican-backed state laws - including voter ID laws, limitations on early voting, objecting to same-day voter registration and more - have a disproportionate impact on poorer voters, city dwellers and older voters who have no need to drive and college students. Indeed, the commission could use the data to create a national voter database for the first time in USA history, and it could be used to unlawfully purge voters with identical names and birth dates. Potential presidential candidate Jason Kander, the former Missouri secretary of state, held a press conference outside to criticize the commission.

Even the "illegal voting's a myth" media have to concede that it's possible- possible -.001 percent of the votes cast in that election were from voters who, like Fuller Clarke's out-of-state guests, became New Hampshirites for a day.

Chris Moore wrote of his mother, Maxine E. Moore, who at age 96 was in the "memory care" unit of an assisted living facility in Broward County, Florida. Kobach noted that in the 2016 Senate race, Maggie Hassan, a Democrat, won over the incumbent Republican senator, Kelly Ayotte, by just 1,017 votes.

"The specific reports of alien registration and voting show that the current system is broken. That broken system is propped up by an honor code proven repeatedly to fail", Adams said in a statement.

"We are told that the members of this commission are to be named on Tuesday", von Spakovsky wrote. Democrats, meanwhile, warned that the meeting was created to justify a later push for new, restrictive voting laws. How did non-citizens get on the voter rolls-and begin receiving political mailings and messages from election boards urging them to vote? It proves the state can not threaten people with criminal prosecution for merely registering to vote.

The real-estate magnate won the White House in a vote by the Electoral College, the body established under the Constitution that formally selects the USA president.The Electoral College vote usually mirrors the outcome of the US popular vote, but not always. That means they now live in the state and intent to stay for a definite period of time.

The anecdotes run counter to prevailing wisdom among many academics and voting rights advocates that voter fraud doesn't happen or is too infrequent to deserve study.

"I disagree at my core with voter suppression, that includes gerrymandering".

Investigating voter fraud within New Hampshire, Public Interest Legal Foundation Spokesman Logan Churchwell corroborates the fact that the northeastern state opens the door for people to vote who are not New Hampshire residents. "What we've discovered, as we've done some of these exact same inquiries that you do, is that people check off the wrong box, they make a mistake, the clerk gets confused".

A federal judge recently reprimanded Kobach for failing to comply with federal disclosure laws, which the commission's lawyer downplayed as an "honest misunderstanding". Congress should conduct vigorous oversight of the commission's efforts, which are an affront to our democracy. Condos says he doesn't trust the intentions of the commission.

The first chance, a spending and debt bill, cleared Congress last week without Mr. Schumer forcing the commission issue.

Thousands of college and university students, previously residents of other states, registered to vote in New Hampshire under a state law that explicitly approved presentation of out-of-state driving licenses as certified proof of their identity.

Meanwhile, public comments continue to pour in, with opponents of the commission dominating. Three of the letters sought information on specific commission activities.

Also in the mix are forceful objections such as the one from Robb Paulak, who identified himself as a veteran, teacher and US citizen, and told commissioners they were on a "witch hunt".


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