When it comes to uncovering illegal voters, you would not expect the revelations to come from the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It all points back to one of those Motor Voter registration laws where a drivers license application gives you access to registration. It should not have happened. There have been various guesses made as to how widespread the problem is. There is also no word on how long the State has been aware of the problem.
Do you remember when Donald Trump was being accused ot lying about there being voter fraud?
As Written, Reported and Seen first on Fox News by the AP:
Dozens of people who are not U.S. citizens were allowed to register to vote due to a glitch in Pennsylvania’s electronic driver’s license system, a Philadelphia election official said Wednesday.
Al Schmidt, a Republican who sits on Philadelphia’s three-member election commission, told reporters that at least 168 noncitizens — who are legal residents of the U.S. — had registered to vote in the city through the licensing system.
Philly.com reported that 317 such illegal voters have contacted the commission since 2006 to have their registrations canceled. Of those, Schmidt’s office said that 220 were registered to vote from 2006 to 2017. Forty-four voted in one election and 46 voted in more than one election.
“This is a real concern,” Schmidt said. “It is harmful to election integrity, and it is harmful to members of the immigrant community who are applying for citizenship. If you’ve registered to vote in the U.S., and you’re not a citizen, it’s potential grounds for the denial of your citizenship application.”
Schmidt said that many more noncitizens could have mistakenly registered through the system, both in Philadelphia and elsewhere in Pennsylvania. However, he pointed out that no municipal election was close enough to have potentially been affected by improper voting.
Schmidt also said that the cases likely did not rise to the level of voter fraud because of ………
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