Arizona woman admits guilt in ballot collection scheme

An Arizona woman accused of illegally collecting early ballots in the 2020 primary election pleaded guilty Thursday in an agreement with state prosecutors that saw the more serious forgery and conspiracy charges dismissed and limited any potential for a lengthy prison sentence. Guillermina Fuentes, 66, could get probation for running what Arizona attorney general's office investigators said was a sophisticated operation using her status as a well-known Democratic operative in the border city of San Luis to persuade voters to let her gather and in some cases fill out their ballots.

By |2022-06-03T19:35:17+00:00June 3rd, 2022|

Many broke the law by dropping off multiple ballots in 2021 election, but no one will be prosecuted, Lehigh DA says

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin said Monday his office will not prosecute anyone identified as having deposited more than one mail-in ballot into drop boxes around the county during the 2021 election.

By |2022-04-08T22:00:10+00:00April 6th, 2022|

Ken Blackwell: Stranger Danger — Protect Vulnerable Voters from Fraud

“Stranger Danger.” This phrase is used by parents to warn their children about predators. In this election year, it is also an appropriate warning for vulnerable citizens who could be targeted by activists who will try to suppress or steal their votes.

By |2022-03-30T15:35:02+00:00March 29th, 2022|

Media Availability: Ken Blackwell, Protect Vulnerable Voters from Fraud

In a new OPED for American Constitutional Rights Union, Policy Board Member Ken Blackwell notes that unfounded claims of election fraud are, in fact, unfounded. “The danger is real. Anyone who has been paying attention to election security issues for the last couple of decades knows that election fraud in nursing homes, group homes and other residential facilities has been an open secret."

By |2022-03-29T17:13:26+00:00March 29th, 2022|

Ken Blackwell Discusses the Importance of Election Integrity on the Dan O’Donnell Show

ACRU’s Ken Blackwell appears on the Dan O’Donnell show to discuss the state of election reform in Wisconsin and its critical role in the preservation of democratic principles. “The foundation of the American system of self-governance is liberty and the core expression of a peoples' liberty is the ability to vote in free and fair elections. Safeguarding the integrity of our elections is paramount to preserving our republic."

By |2022-03-18T13:21:22+00:00March 18th, 2022|

Arizona woman pleads guilty to voter fraud after accused of forging dead mother’s signature

An Arizona woman has become the 10th person in the state charged with voter fraud in connection with the 2020 election after she pleaded guilty to voting illegally on behalf of her deceased mother, authorities said.

By |2022-04-08T22:22:39+00:00March 9th, 2022|

Wisconsin special counsel bombshell: 91 nursing homes had 95-100% voter turnout in 2020

The special counsel investigating suspected irregularities in Wisconsin's 2020 election has found that 91 nursing homes in the counties of Milwaukee, Racine, Dane, Kenosha, and Brown had voter turnout rates ranging from 95% to a 100% in 2020 — as compared to overall nationwide participation rates of 67% in 2020 and 60% in 2016.

By |2022-04-08T22:23:07+00:00March 4th, 2022|

Macomb County Nursing Home Employee Sentenced to Jail for Forging Signatures of Mentally Disabled on Absentee Ballot Applications

Trenae Myesha Rainey pleaded guilty Wednesday and was sentenced to 45 days in jail for forging signatures of the mentally disabled on absentee ballot applications. Trenae Myesha Rainey forged the signature on approximately two dozen ballot registrations.

By |2022-04-08T22:23:53+00:00March 3rd, 2022|

Special Counsel Finds ‘Widespread Election Fraud’ In Nursing Homes

“Rampant fraud and abuse occurred statewide at Wisconsin’s nursing homes and other residential care facilities,” according to the Office of Special Counsel’s second interim report filed on March 1 with the Wisconsin Assembly. That conclusion represents but one of the key findings of election irregularities detailed in the nearly 150-page report—a report that also confirms the conclusion of the Racine County Sheriff’s office last fall that fraud occurred at nursing homes in Wisconsin.

By |2022-04-08T22:24:24+00:00March 3rd, 2022|

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