Where There's Smoke, There's Fire: 100,000 Stolen Votes in Chicago
Publication Date: April 2008
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Hans A. von Spakovsky
Series: Legal Memorandum
Keywords: Legal issues; Election; fraud; voter rights
Coverage: United States
Chicago's decades-long voting-fraud experience involved techniques that have come to light in recent elections in Philadelphia, Wisconsin, and Tennessee, among other locations, and point toward viable solutions to the problem: careful vetting of voter registration lists to remove ineligible or false names, stronger voter identification measures such as an ID requirement, and bipartisan oversight of the election process.