Sampler of NY Times Quotes on Voter Fraud

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The New York Times on voter fraud:

[The 2016 results] underscore what researchers and scholars have said for years: Fraud by voters casting ballots illegally is a minuscule problem, but a potent political weapon. “The old notion that somehow there are all these impostors out there, people not eligible to vote that are voting — it’s a lie,” said Thomas E. Mann, a resident scholar at the Institute of Governmental Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. “But it’s what’s being used in the states now to impose increased qualifications and restrictions on voting.”
-- New York Times news article, Dec. 18, 2016

Claims of wide-scale voter fraud have been advanced for years by Republicans, though virtually no evidence of such improprieties has been discovered — especially on the scale of “millions” that Mr. Trump claimed.
-- New York Times news article, Nov. 27, 2016

With no evidence of widespread voter fraud, Republicans are citing "perception" of fraud as a reason for ID laws. -- New York Times on Twitter (with article link), March 23, 2017

There is essentially no voter fraud in this country and the president knows it because his voter fraud commission collapsed. The bigger question: Will the Civil Rights division prevent/investigate a real threat -- voter suppression? 
-- NYT reporter Glenn Thrush on Twitter, Oct. 20, 2018 


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