Stars and Stripes stripes.com 23 Dec, 2020 21:00 am

Officials find few possible cases of voter fraud in key states

Officials find few possible cases of voter fraud in key states
Law enforcement agencies in six key swing states have found just a modest number of possible voter fraud complaints that have merited investigation, according to cases tracked by state officials.

Officials find few possible cases of voter fraud in key states Election officials from the Allegheny County Elections Division look for a particular ballot bin at the elections warehouse in Pittsburgh on Nov.Wisconsin officials have charged one woman with voter fraud — a resident of suburban Milwaukee accused of attempting to cast a ballot in the name of her partner, who died in July.White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on Monday wrote in a tweet that there was "mounting evidence of voter fraud" and members of Congress were preparing to "fight back" against it.Instead, the alleged voter fraud cases, mostly spotted by astute local election officials, were identified as a result of the kinds of safeguards in place in states and counties across the nation specifically designed to catch problems.

"It perfectly illustrates how rare and difficult it is to commit voter fraud," he said in an interview.Officials in Pennsylvania's two largest cities, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh — where Trump's team alleged without evidence that widespread corruption tipped the state to Biden — said that no one has been charged with voter fraud in connection to this year's election.

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