“I hope that this film, and the images from this year’s election, will be the catalyst for election reform,” says Will & Grace star Debra Messing. “We shouldn’t have to wait in line for hours on end in order to vote. And in this day and age, we can get a lot of things done that are very complicated. And this seems like we should be able to do better.” … READ MORE
Less than two weeks to go until Election Day – what can you do? Begin by reading Greg Palast’s How Trump Stole 2020: The Hunt for America’s Vanished Voters and then go out and stop the theft.
Not only is Palast one of our premier investigative reporters he is also a great storyteller, and the best part, the stories are all factual. This latest tome reads like a rogue’s gallery of… READ MORE
Hundreds of thousands of voters have been struck from the voter rolls and they have no idea. There’s no question that this attack on the voter rolls is affecting voters of color and young people. Asian Americans, African Americans, Hispanic voters are being removed by the hundreds of thousands from the voter rolls of America. And this could absolutely change the outcome of … READ MORE
Wisconsin “Movers” Voter Purge List Errors
39,722 Face Loss of Vote for Moving Despite not Having Moved
On Tuesday, the Wisconsin Supreme Court will hear a suit brought by a right-wing think tank demanding the state purge — cancel the voter registrations of 129,000 alleged “movers”— voters who moved out of their town or out of state. The Greg Palast Investigation Fund experts found… READ MORE
Our 2016 report for Rolling Stone exposing Kris Kobach’s Interstate Crosscheck purge program was cited several times in a lawsuit filed by the ACLU for Common Cause as the evidence that Kobach’s system of removing tens of thousands of voters in Indiana was both wildly inaccurate and racially biased in the extreme. This past week, Federal District Judge… READ MORE
You have people registered in two states. They’re registered in New York and in New Jersey. They vote twice. There are millions of votes in my opinion. – Donald Trump
Don’t laugh. Trump’s claim that millions of Americans are voting twice, a felony crime, is the principal reason… READ MORE
LaTosha Brown: They’re constantly skimming votes
Palast in conversation with the co-founder of Black Voters Matter
“We’re seeing the same old problems that our community has seen in the past, which we know are all forms of voter suppression,” laments Black Voters Matter co-founder LaTosha Brown. “We’ve got to hold people accountable… And there’s some people that… READ MORE
Yes, We can Bust the Ballot Burglary
Keiser Report: How to protect your mail-in ballot and un-steal the election
22% of all mail-in ballots don’t get counted — that’s according to an MIT study conducted before Trump took office. And the Post Office has always been a problem, even before a Forever Trumper was appointed as Postmaster General. Safest way to vote… READ MORE
It’s been a rough primary season, and the presidential election is going to be even worse if thousands of voters can’t vote because their names have been wiped off the rolls. Voters are going to have to learn how to… READ MORE
Killer Lines, Killer Cops, and Trump’s Vote-Heist Dress Rehearsal
The hidden, ugly story of the new Jim Crow tactics tested in the recent primaries—and coming soon to a state near you.
Jerry Thomas got his Georgia Primary ballot on June 10. The Primary Election was June 9. Getting shafted out of your … READ MORE
If we want to ensure our ballots count in November, we’re going to have to learn how to take care of our own vote. Hartmann and Palast discuss the problems with mail-in ballots, the pitfalls of voting in the midst of a pandemic — and how you can… READ MORE
They’re hostile to counting the vote in the US for voters of color and for young people, that’s just the truth. We still have an apartheid vote counting system and they will do everything to get in your way.
There were 7.9 million votes not counted or voters blocked in the 2016 election. That figure is from the US Election Assistance Commission, which keeps track not only of our votes, but … READ MORE