Earlier this year, Mother Jones, dismissed concerns by Governor Gregg Abbott (R-Tx) that voter fraud existed going so far as to deride allegations from Republicans of widespread voter fraud as “talking points that refuses to die.”
In the article, Mother Jones links to Progressive propagandists, among them MSNBC and The New York Times whom in 2008, 2012, 2014 and to date dismiss allegations of voter fraud.
…According to Politifact, there were just 85 prosecutions for voter fraud in Texas from 2002 to 2015, and not all of them led to convictions. That’s a paltry number considering that more than 42 million ballots were cast in the state’s general elections from 2002 to 2014.
The reality is that voter fraud—which includes a range of offenses from impersonating another voter to casting more than one vote—is extraordinarily rare.…”
Not surprisingly, Republican Party leadership and Republican Party attorneys have stated that concerns of voter fraud are unfounded and that rigging the election on a national level impossible “citing the various systems in place that would make such an endeavor complicated and unfeasible” as stated by Mark Braden, Esq. of Baker and Hostetler. Braden also happens to be the Republican National Committee’s former chief counsel.[…]