Election Frontline 

Children are Voting!

Children are Voting!

Counties in Maryland law allow public school children in grades 6th through 12th to vote for a student member of the county school board with actual voting power. In fact, it was the child member who helped decide to stop schools from reopening. Yet, Howard County...

Maine Continues to Fight Transparency

Maine Continues to Fight Transparency

The United States District Court ruled in PILF’s favor that the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA) prohibits fines and use restrictions on voter roll data.Now, the Maine Secretary of State is appealing this ruling! Why do they continue to fight...

Secretary Schmidt, Where is the Transparency You Called for in 2017?

Secretary Schmidt, Where is the Transparency You Called for in 2017?

In 2017, the Pennsylvania State Department admitted that foreign nationals had been registering and voting in the Commonwealth for decades. Al Schmidt, then a Philadelphia City Commissioner, testified that the Department of State’s analysis revealed over 100,000...

PILF’s Voter Roll Error Database

PILF’s Voter Roll Error Database

We have launched new interactive website tool that allows individuals to see historical errors in states’ voter rolls. These errors include individuals registered twice at the same address, deceased individuals who have not been removed from the voter roll,...

Every Single Vote Matters

Every Single Vote Matters

We launched a new tool tracking elections that ended in ties or were decided by less than 30 votes. So far, we have found 516 American elections that ended in ties. In these races, one fraudulent vote would have made a difference.  PILF President, J. Chrstian Adams,...

Double Voter Alert

Double Voter Alert

Many states across the country are failing to essential voter list maintenance. Unfortunately, Minnesota is one of them. County officials in the state are failing to remove duplicate registrants from the county voter roll. A duplicate registration happens when one...

Minnesota elections marred by a sex criminal voting twice, plus other errors

Minnesota elections marred by a sex criminal voting twice, plus other errors

It’s bad enough that just six counties in Minnesota feature voting lists with 515 duplicate registrations. It’s worse when a growing number actually show votes cast under both registrations. It’s stunning when one of those apparent double voters is a convicted criminal who has been committed for mental illness.

What You Need to Know About Vote by Mail

What You Need to Know About Vote by Mail

Vote by mail is the worst way to run an election. We have federal data that proves not only is vote by mail less secure, but it also leads to disenfranchisement. Every voter needs to know the risks of their ballot being lost or rejected if he or she chooses to vote by...

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