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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:GOP Claims of Voter Fraud Cover for Election Intimidation Tactics
06 Nov 2010
Modified: 09:30:11 AM
BETWEEN THE LINES - A four-time winner of the Connecticut Associated Press Broadcast Award for Best Feature in the non-commercial category, this syndicated, half-hour program provides a platform for individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally ignored or marginalized by the mainstream media. Between the Lines covers a wide range of political, economic and social topics.
GOP Claims of Voter Fraud Cover for Election Intimidation Tactics

Interview with Tova Wang, senior democracy fellow at Demos, conducted by Scott Harris

Claims of voter fraud have been a familiar refrain from Republican Party officials in recent elections. In 2010, as in past years, the GOP has charged that Democratic-allied groups have systematically worked to allow non-citizens to vote or permit Democratic supporters to cast multiple ballots. When reports indicated that the number of Democrats voting in early balloting was higher than predicted, Dick Armey, who leads the Tea Party movement's patron group, Freedom Works, explained to Fox News that the higher number of Democrats voting was due to voter fraud -- all said without a shred of evidence.

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