The professor links to a story about Detroit, that stronghold of voter integrity. Records: Too many votes in 37% of Detroit’s precincts.
Detailed reports from the office of Wayne County Clerk Cathy Garrett show optical scanners at 248 of the city’s 662 precincts, or 37 percent, tabulated more ballots than the number of voters tallied by workers in the poll books. Voting irregularities in Detroit have spurred plans for an audit by Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson’s office, Elections Director Chris Thomas said Monday.Enact Voter ID laws now, and prosecute those who commit voter fraud. This should be a bi-partisan effort and every elected official should want clean voting laws.