3 Lawsuits Filed Against White House Panel on Voter Fraud

By MICHAEL WINES July 10, 2017 Still smarting from a backlash by state election officials, the White House panel investigating claims of voter fraud and other irregularities was hit with a salvo of lawsuits on Monday that accused it of violating federal...

Asked for Voters’ Data, States Give Trump Panel a Bipartisan ‘No’

By MICHAEL WINES June 30, 2017 A White House commission’s sweeping request for the personal and public data of the nation’s 200 million voters set off an avalanche of opposition by state leaders in both parties on Friday, as officials from...

Lacking Evidence of Voter Fraud, Legislatures Target Its Specter

By MICHAEL WINES March 23, 2017 Of the 860,000 Nebraskans who cast ballots in last fall’s election, only two are suspected of casting fraudulent votes. But while the actual number of illegal voters may be minuscule, State Senator John Murante says,...

A Texas Woman ‘Voted Like a U.S. Citizen.’ Only She Wasn’t.

By MICHAEL WINES March 18, 2017 When Rosa Maria Ortega was a teenager, her mother was deported to her native Mexico after being arrested twice. As she grew up, Ms. Ortega decided to take a different route. Lacking a high school diploma, she signed up for the...

Voter Fraud in New Hampshire? Trump Has No Proof and Many Skeptics

President Trump and an adviser have claimed that thousands were bused to New Hampshire to vote illegally, an idea that prominent Republicans in the state call absurd.

Illegal Voting Gets Texas Woman 8 Years in Prison, and Certain Deportation

By MICHAEL WINES February 10, 2017 Despite repeated statements by Republican political leaders that American elections are rife with illegal voting, credible reports of fraud have been hard to find and convictions rarer still. That may help explain the...