Stolen Identities, Stolen Votes: A Case Study in Voter Impersonation
Publication Date: March 2008
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Hans A. von Spakovsky
Series: Legal Memorandum
Keywords: Legal issues; stolen identities; Voter ID; Hans A. von Spakovsky
Coverage: United States
Contrary to claims made by prominent newspapers and attorneys, in-person voting fraud is a real problem. It is also widespread, as documented in reports and court cases from around the country. Voter-ID requirements directly target in-person voting fraud; would prevent illegal aliens from casting votes; and, contrary to the claims of opponents, do not affect voter turnout.