(LARGO, FL.) – April 1, 2019: thePublic Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) alerted local, state, and federal law enforcement to on-camera comments and apparently corroborating voting records describing acts of a person voting twice in Pinellas County, Florida, and Erie County, New York, during the 2018 General Election.
The video footage in question may be replayed here. The Foundation cited legal concerns to the various authorities. Under 52 U.S.C.S. § 10307:
(1) Whoever votes more than once in an election referred to in paragraph (2) shall be fined
not more than $10,000 or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.
(2) The prohibition of this subsection applies with respect to any general, special, or primary election held solely or in part for the purpose of selecting or electing any candidate for the office of President, Vice President, presidential elector, Member of the United States Senate, Member of the United States House of Representatives, Delegate from the District of Columbia, Guam, or the Virgin Islands, or Resident Commissioner of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
Copies of the complaint letters to the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections, Erie County Board of Elections, U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Florida, and the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of New York are available on the Foundation’s website.
The Public Interest Legal Foundation previously filed election complaints in southern Texas in 2018, involving on get-out-the-vote efforts targeting admitted noncitizens. The complaints were later transferred to the Texas Attorney General for criminal investigation.
The Public Interest Legal Foundation is the nation’s most active public interest law firm dedicated to enforcing the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) and ensuring the integrity of American elections – bringing more than a dozen cases to enforce voter list maintenance obligations and inspection rights under federal law in federal courts across the nation in addition to serving as amicus in more than a dozen voting law cases. The Foundation also works with election officials and policymakers to improve the integrity of elections.
Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) is a 501(c)(3) public interest law firm dedicated to election integrity. The Foundation exists to assist states and others to aid the cause of election integrity and fight against lawlessness in American elections. Drawing on numerous experts in the field, PILF seeks to protect the right to vote and preserve the Constitutional framework of American elections. ###