Judicial Watch Will Monitor Virginia Polls on Election Day

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U.S.A.-(Ammoland.com)- As part of our ongoing Election Integrity Project, we plan to have Judicial Watch volunteer poll observers will monitor polling sites in Virginia on Election Day. We have significant concerns about the integrity of the election process there:

  • 1,046 aliens, or residents who are not U.S. citizens, were on the voter rolls in 8 Virginia counties. If that rate of non-citizen registration held in the rest of Virginia’s counties, that would mean that about 6,500 non-citizens are registered to vote in Virginia.
  • A September 2016 report by the Public Interest Legal Foundation and the Virginia Voter’s Alliance shows: “In the 8 jurisdictions that provided us with lists of aliens recently removed from their voter rolls, we discovered that 31 non-citizens had cast a total of 186 votes between 2005 and 2015. The most alien votes were cast in 2012 followed by 2008, the year President Obama was elected to his first term.” There are 133 total Virginia voting jurisdictions, so the number in this report represents a mere fraction of the true total of illegal votes.
  • 19 deceased individuals recently re-registered to vote in Virginia.
  • In 2013, the Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck Program (Crosscheck), which provides a list of voters who are registered in more than one of the 26 states participating in the program, revealed that 57,923 Virginia voters were registered to vote in at least one other state. Of course, this number would be much higher if the Crosscheck program included every state – including New York, California, and Texas, the most populous states in the country.

Our Election Integrity Project leader, Robert Popper, will train Virginia’s poll watchers. Bob is a former deputy chief of the Voting Section in the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice and a veteran poll observer for the Department of Justice.

The Election Integrity project began in February 2012. Since that time Judicial Watch has put several state and county officials on notice when they are in violation of federal laws requiring them to clean up their voter rolls.

We also took action in lawsuits defending photo ID and other commonsense election integrity measures. And there are also our historic and successful lawsuits in states like Ohio and Indiana that resulted in cleaner voter rolls and have achieved victories in the United States Supreme Court to stop race-based elections in Hawaii.

Our team also fought in court against the Left (i.e. the Obama administration) that wants to make it easier for non-citizens to register to vote, and harder to remove them once they are illegally registered. And Judicial Watch has conducted election monitoring before, for example in New Hampshire in 2014.

“Judicial Watch election monitors will be neutral and silent observers at select polling places in Virginia,” Popper noted. “We do not oppose or endorse candidates for public office. Our election monitoring in Virginia is wholly independent of any party or candidate.”

Recent polls show that voters are becoming “deeply skeptical ” about election integrity. One poll found that 98 percent of people believe that voter fraud occurs: 74 percent believed that “some” or a “great deal” of voter fraud is going on, and 24 percent said hardly any. A poll in The Washington Post found that: “60% of Republicans believe illegal immigrants vote; 43% believe people vote using dead people’s names.”

Virginia residents interested in monitoring a local polling site on Election Day may respond by email to Eric Lee at [email protected].

The integrity of our government begins with our ability to trust what happens in the voting booth. Incidents of voting fraud now flaring up around the country are an indication that our concern is not misplaced.

About Judicial Watch

Judicial Watch, Inc., a conservative, non-partisan educational foundation, promotes transparency, accountability and integrity in government, politics and the law. Through its educational endeavors, Judicial Watch advocates high standards of ethics and morality in our nation’s public life and seeks to ensure that political and judicial officials do not abuse the powers entrusted to them by the American people. Judicial Watch fulfills its educational mission through litigation, investigations, and public outreach.

For more information, visit: www.JudicialWatch.org.

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I saw it happen in the 2012 election. A family of non-English speaking people marched into Bryant Alternative High School on Popkins Lane in Alexandria late and I am sure they were allowed to vote, since there was no one there and I knew the lady- a major democrat- who was working the desk. I didn’t go back in to check because I was late and it was late- right before the polls closed. So I would keep an eye out when you are voting, because you know their mantra- vote early and twice…

Larry Brickey
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Larry Brickey

Kind of misleading cartoon. A fair number of folks don’t have the proper ID and can’t get them without help. The GOP is not offering any.

Adam
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Adam

In this society you need to have valid photo ID when applying for a job, opening a bank account, cashing a check, and for a host of other routine things. To that end, most (if not all) states offer a free or low-cost “state ID” for those who don’t drive.

The notion that significant numbers of otherwise eligible voters lack any valid photo ID is absurd.

Macofjack
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Macofjack

Larry Brickey, yea misleading. They can get ID to cash government checks, get and use food stamps and use Obamacare, but they just can’t seem to come up with one when it’s time to vote!!! What a moron!

tomcat
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tomcat

Leading Virginia is Gov. Terry McAwful, who has his head so far up hiLIARy’s —– he can’t even see anymore. If voter fraud does occur Virginia is a #1 place for it to happen. We all know it DOES happen. The system is rigged!

Macofjack
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Macofjack

And that’s a fact Jack!!!

marc disabled vet
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marc disabled vet

Can they cover all the States
It might help !
The dead rise once a year
and it’s not for Trick or Treats