The 'Voter Fraud' Myth Debunked

Source: Rolling Stone, June 12, 2012

As we’ve reported at Rolling Stone, over the past few years Republicans in more than a dozen states have been knocking themselves out passing laws that make it harder for people to vote. It hasn’t escaped notice that the voters most affected by these measures – from voter ID laws to restrictions on early voting – are Democrats…. But here’s the thing: Not only is voter fraud not rampant – it’s virtually nonexistent…. We’ve used the Brennan findings to put together this quick-and-dirty guide to voter fraud claims. Click through to find out about the most commonly cited voter fraud allegations – and why they almost never pan out….
See also:
The GOP War on Voting
Source: Ari Berman, Rolling Stone, August 30, 2011
The Truth About Voter Fraud
Source: Justin Levitt, Brennan Center for Justice, 2007

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