ACRU’s Blackwell: Nursing home vote fraud happens, and is preventable

ACRU Action Board Member Ken Blackwell fearlessly takes on “all the fraud we cannot see” (and the fraud we can) in senior residences. Vote suppression and manipulation in these facilities is real, and a reason why ACRU created Protect Elderly Votes. Warning of union activism, and asking residence executives for help, Ken notes that the votes of our Greatest Generation are a target for fraudsters and we must protect them.

ACRU’s Blackwell: Vote fraud against seniors is real, organized, and preventable

Despite prosecutions and public stories identifying vote fraud activists targeting seniors, many in our media and political class continue to deny that our elderly population can be singled out for vote manipulation and suppression.

ACRU Files Amicus Brief in Support of Arizona Voting Integrity Policy

Arizona, like every other State, has adopted rules to promote the order and integrity of its elections. At issue here are two such provisions: an “out-of-precinct policy,” which does not count provisional ballots cast in person on Election Day outside of the voter’s designated precinct, and a “ballot-collection law,” known as H.B. 2023, which permits only certain persons (i.e., family and household members, caregivers, mail carriers, and elections officials) to handle another person’s completed early ballot. A majority of States require in-precinct voting, and about twenty States limit ballot collection.

2020-06-27T14:34:00+00:00June 27th, 2020|ACRU Amicus Briefs, In the Courts, OPED|

ACRU’s Toloczko: The Votes of Military Spouses Are the Heart of Freedom

The political voice of military spouses must be protected. ACRU VP of Policy Kerri Toloczko notes that their ballots must never be lost in the mail or lost to fraud at local polling stations.

ACRU’s Spakovsky: List of proven vote fraud cases continues to grow

The Heritage Foundation keeps a record of proven, prosecuted cases of vote fraud in the United States. In May, the case number reached 1,285. Most cases have numerous fraud victims, making each a force multiplier for stolen votes. In the last ten years, there are have been at least eight cases where a candidate won with fewer than 17 votes - three where the margin was one vote. Vote fraud is real, and it matters.

ACRU’s President Roman: If You Can Go to the Grocery Store, You Can Go to the Polls

ACRU President Lori Roman points out that if Americans are confidently buying food and household goods in every state on a daily basis while using prudent precautions, then why are liberals insisting we can't vote in person? She blows the lid off the mail-only voting scam, calling it out as a potential for massive fraud.

ACRU’s Roman: It is time to renew our commitment to free, fair, and secure in-person elections

ACRU president Lori Roman was recently asked by the Ohio House of Representatives to provide testimony about the dangers of mail-only voting.

ACRU’s von Spakovsky: Texas judge appoints himself pretender king of absentee ballot island

ACRU Senior Fellow Hans von Spakovksy with Zack Smith writing for the Heritage Foundation notes the U.S. Supreme Court determined Americans do not have a right to vote by absentee ballot through the mail. But never mind all that, says Texas Judge Fred Biery. Judge Biery is widely known for his bias against religious freedom. Now he can also be famous for elevating his own biases against decisions made by our nation’s highest court. 

ACRU’s Blackwell: COVID-19 and international best practices for free, fair, and safe elections

This pandemic may seem as though it's changed everything, but it has not changed the rules of our constitutional republic. Let's keep it that way.

2020-06-05T15:52:27+00:00May 6th, 2020|ACRU Commentary, Front Page, OPED, Vote Fraud|

Adams & von Spakovsky: America’s hidden voting epidemic? Mail ballot failures

A new report has revealed how vulnerable voting by mail can be. It should alarm all who are pushing for all-mail elections: Based on federal data from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, millions of mail ballots were never counted as completed votes.