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Foundation Findings

The Foundation’s September 2020 Report, Critical Condition: American Voter Rolls Filled with Errors, Dead Voters, and Duplicate Registrations, Demonstrated the Disrepair of America’s Voter Rolls

Deceased Registrants Identified

Duplicate Registrants Identified

Registrants Listing Nonresidential Addresses

PILF Updates

PILF Intervenes to Protect Texas’ Election Integrity Law

(Alexandria, VA) – October 8, 2021: The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) filed a motion to intervene and proposed answer to help defend Texas’ election integrity law against a lawsuit that claims the election integrity...

PILF Fights for Transparency in Pennsylvania Election Administration

(Harrisburg, PA) – October 1, 2021: The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) filed amicus briefs in two cases (Costa v. Corman and Pennsylvania v. Dush) arguing for transparency regarding election administration in Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Senate...

PILF To U.S. Senate: H.R. 4 Would Turn the Voting Rights Act Into a One-Way Partisan Ratchet

PILF Asks Senators to Cite One Example of Blatant Vote Denial Based on Race (Alexandria, VA) – September 22, 2021: Today, the Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) Litigation Counsel and former Department of Justice lawyer Maureen Riordan is testifying before the...

PILF Stands Up for the Rule of Law in Virginia Gubernatorial Election

(Richmond, VA) – September 16, 2021: The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) filed an amicus brief in the Republican Party of Virginia’s lawsuit against the Virginia’s Commissioner of the...

PILF Announces Expansion of Election Integrity Legal Team

(Alexandria, VA)– September 15, 2021: The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) is pleased to announce that Charlotte Montiel Davis is joining the Foundation’s team of top election lawyers. Before joining PILF, Charlotte served...

Manchin’s H.R. 1/S. 1 Compromise Bill Threatens West Virginia’s Absentee Ballot System

15 Other States Mirror WV’s System SEPTEMBER 2021 – West Virginia briefly experimented with expanded mail voting during the 2020 primary season by choosing to send an absentee ballot application to every registered voter ahead of the June 9 contests. In the aftermath,...

440K Mail Ballots Went Missing or Undeliverable amid 81K Vote Margin of Victory in PA 2020 Presidential

SEPTEMBER 2021 – Pennsylvania lawmakers did not wait for COVID-19 to inject uncertainty in their elections by experimenting with expanded mail voting. In Fall 2019, the Commonwealth created a no-excuse absentee system with options for permanent mail voting. It also...

2020: Biden Won Georgia by 11K Votes. 27K Mail Ballots Bounced Off Bad Addresses.

Another 217K Mail Ballots Are Unaccounted SEPTEMBER 2021 – While most places broke records with total amounts of ballots in the mail, Georgia’s 2020 count was slightly less than what it circulated in 2012. Yet in 2020, the Peach State broke records for undeliverable...

PILF to Election Officials in all 50 States: Resist the Abuse of Power and Intimidation by the Biden DOJ

The Public Interest Legal Foundation is a resource to help election officials fight back against attempts by the DOJ to improperly interfere in states’ elections. (Alexandria, VA) – August 26, 2021: Today, the Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF)...

83K Mail Ballots Went Missing or Undeliverable amid 20K Vote Margin of Victory in WI 2020 Presidential

AUGUST 2021 – Unlike other states its size with an influence in national politics, Wisconsin could brag about the fact that its counts of undeliverable and “unknown” mail ballots never inundated the margin of victory for a statewide candidate—until the 2020 Election....

In the News

The Era of ‘Zuckbucks’ in Florida Election Administration Ends

“Zuckbucks were the biggest factor, juicing blue areas in 2020,” Adams said. “At the Public Interest Legal Foundation, we are proud to have played a role in ensuring that this money will not be spent to influence the Florida elections in 2022.”

Sixteen million mystery ballots demonstrate the need for vote-integrity efforts

A new report from the Public Interest Legal Foundation, a conservative group specializing in voting laws, makes abundantly clear why widespread mail-in balloting is a horrible idea.

Ken Blackwell: H.R. 4 is “a Power Grab to Federalize our Elections.”

PILF Board Member Ken Blackwell joins American Agenda on Newsmax to discuss H.R. 4 or The John Lewis Voting Rights Act passing in the U.S. House. He says this bill is a recipe for disaster that invites irregularities into our election system. You can learn more about...

Report: Wisconsin Lost Track of 82,000 Ballots in State Biden Won by 20,000

“The federal data show the 2020 election had more mail ballots that were never counted than the margin of victory in the presidential election in Wisconsin,” J. Christian Adams, president of the Public Interest Legal Foundation, said in a statement.

Public Interest Legal Foundation Files Motion to Intervene in DOJ Lawsuit Against Georgia

The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) jumped to the defense of the state of Georgia earlier this month when it filed a motion to intervene in the lawsuit the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) brought against the state in June.

Hans von Spakovsky and J. Christian Adams in The Federalist: How H.R. 4 Would Let Leftist Extremists At The DOJ Control The Entire Nation’s Elections

Forcing state and local governments to get the approval of the Voting Section of the Civil Rights Division for their voting and election rules would be like giving that power to the Democratic National Committee and its political allies like the ACLU. That would be a gross abuse of power.

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