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In the News - 2017

Trump's voter fraud boondoggle - more questions, few answers

Late last month, vice-chair of President Trump's Voter Fraud Panel, Secretary of State Kris Kobach, sent letters to all 50 states , renewing efforts to obtain personal voter data from each state. This letter was sent solely by Sec. Kobach, and was not cleared beforehand with any of the other commissioners, including Democrats like Secretary of State Matt Dunlap of Maine.

Trump election fraud commission presses Maine, other states for voter details

Maine's secretary of state has received another letter from President Trump's voter fraud commission, asking him to turn over personal information from the state's voters. Kristen Muszynski, spokeswoman for Secretary of State Matt Dunlap, confirmed that their office received the letter late Wednesday from the commission's vice chairman, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach.

Public voter info for fraud panel Chairs Pence, Kobach

Lecompton, Kansas, resident Kris Kobach, who lives in the state's 2nd congressional district, has voted in nearly every election - local and national - dating back to 1996. Indianapolis, Indiana, resident Mike Pence, who lived on Meridian Street - in the governor's official residence before moving to Washington, D.C.


Other News from 2017


David Becker's Keynote at the 2017 Future of California Elections Conference'

March 9, 2017

Promoting Voter Trust and Confidence in Elections

Panel at the National Association of Secretaries of State 2017 Winter Meeting, Washington, DC, February 17, 2017

Trump’s voter fraud claims are absurd, another analysis shows

VICE News, February 10, 2017

Chaos at the White House

FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, January 30, 2017

David Becker interview on the Guy Gordon Show

WJR Detroit, January 26, 2017

"No hay ningún indicio de fraude electoral", dice el autor del informe que cita como prueba Trump

Univision, January 26, 2017

David Becker interview on The Drive with Steve Jaxon

KSRO, January 26, 2017

Voter fraud explained: Here's what you need know

CNN, January 26, 2017

David Becker interview on the Chad Hartman Show

WCCO CBS Minnesota, January 25, 2017