Republicans in the Texas Legislature have passed SB 346, which would greatly expand the definition of what is political activity and force groups to come under political reporting requirements.
True the Vote, the nation's leading voters’ rights organization, filed suit in federal court in Washington, D.C., against the IRS. True the Vote is asking the court to grant its long-awaited tax-exempt status and is seeking damages for delays in the processing of its application.
Prosecutors in New York say a worldwide organization, including highly skilled cyberthieves and a network of people making fraudulent withdrawals from ATMs, stole $45 million from prepaid debit cards.
True the Vote announced a settlement whereby the St. Lucie County, Florida, supervisor of elections will make available all records of this past November’s election in Florida’s 18th congressional district.
Election integrity volunteers from 32 states met in Houston, Texas, for True the Vote’s 2013 National Summit to learn how fair elections are being stymied and what to do to keep them clean.
Today is the 75th anniversary of the infamous rigged Anschluss election, where 99 percent of German voters supposedly approved the Nazi takeover of Austria.
Since March 28, when President Obama issued an executive order creating the Presidential Commission on Election Administration, a growing number of individuals and organizations have reacted by raising concerns that such a move possibly heralds an eventual federal takeover of American elections.
In what is being touted as the first known cyberattack on a U.S. election, many mainstream news outlets are reporting on the approximately 2,500 bogus absentee ballot requests that were flagged as suspicious by Miami-Dade County’s absentee ballot processing software in the 2012 primary elections. But that attack was not the first such; The New American reported in 2000 that Arizona's Democratic primary that year was e-attacked.
Hamilton County, Ohio, Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced charges against three people for voter fraud on Monday, March 11.
A review of the five bills already proposed in Congress to increase federal control over elections reveals an unconstitutional federal power grab of elections If these measures are passed, they would also result in a drastic reduction in the remaining electoral safeguards left in at least some of the states.