Study: More Than 7,400 Illegal Votes Cast in Virginia Since 2011

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Election-integrity watchdog finds swing-state ballots counted for over 1,800 non-citizens
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Brendan Kirby
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31 May 2017
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National News
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...In a report released Monday, the Public Interest Legal Foundation details how elections officials quietly removed 5,556 non-citizens from 2011 to May of this year. The organization determined that 1,852 of those who were non-citizens had voted in past elections. In fact, the foundation counted 7,474 illegal ballots cast by non-citizens, some dating as far back as the 1980s.
The Public Interest Legal Foundation obtained the records from all 133 Virginia jurisdictions after a protracted legal battle. J. Christian Adams, president and general counsel of the foundation, said the findings should be a wake-up call and faulted Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe for blocking efforts to ensure that only eligible voters cast ballots in this year’s elections for statewide offices...