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23 Voter Fraud Cases from 2016 and Beyond

President Donald Trump kept the threat of voter fraud on the front pages both before and after the 2016 Election. Although ballots have long since been counted, cases of illegal voting and other election law violations continue to surface in the aftermath.

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Court Probing If Dozens of Dead, Felon Voters Tipped FL Election

The fight for a Florida county sheriff’s office heads to court this week as the Republican candidate is set to present evidence that dozens of dead, felon, and otherwise ineligible voters potentially cost him an election decided by 16 ballots.

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McAuliffe Gives 60,000 Felons Voting Rights in Swing State Virginia

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has illegally granted voting rights to 60,000 convicted felons in the key swing state of Virginia, a move that could give Hillary Clinton a victory in that state—and possibly the White House—unless supporters of Donald Trump get out to the polls on Election Day.

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Va. Lawmakers Ask Supreme Court to Hold Gov. McAuliffe in Contempt

Virginia lawmakers have taken the historic step of filing to a motion seeking to have the Virginia Supreme Court hold Gov. Terry McAuliffe in contempt. The motion claims that McAuliffe is defying the state’s highest court regarding the scope and meaning of this provision of the Virginia Constitution, quoting McAuliffe’s public declaration that he “cannot accept” the court’s decision.

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Terry McAuliffe Defies Virginia Supreme Court’s Authority in DNC Speech

Democratic Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe defied the Virginia Supreme Court during his Democratic National Convention speech by promising to unilaterally restore voting rights for violent felons — par for the course, considering he’s a longtime ally of Hillary Clinton.

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VA Supreme Court: McAuliffe’s Voting Amnesty for Felons Unconstitutional

In a major setback to Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid, the Virginia Supreme Court held Friday that Gov. Terry McAuliffe—Clinton’s scandal-plagued ally, currently being investigated by the FBI—violated the Virginia Constitution when he granted mass amnesty to 206,000 convicted felons by allowing them to vote in the 2016 presidential election.