Voter Fraud Resources
The following resources analyze allegations of voter fraud, or provide methodologies for conducting such analysis.
The Truth About Voter Fraud (PDF) (Brennan Center, 11/07)
Investigator’s Guide to Voter Fraud (PDF) (Brennan Center, 10/06)
Policy Brief on the Truth About Voter Fraud (PDF) (Brennan Center, 09/06)
The Politics of Voter Fraud (PDF) (Prof. Lorraine Minnite, 2007)
An Analysis of Election Fraud in the United States (PDF) (Demos, 2007)
Election Day Registration: A Study of Voter Fraud Allegations and Findings on Voter Roll Security (Prof. Lorraine Minnite, 2007)
Election Crimes: An Initial Review and Recommendations for Future Study (PDF) (EAC, 12/06)
EAC Statement Regarding Research & Contracting Policies (EAC, 4/11/07)
Panel Said to Alter Finding on Voter Fraud (N.Y. Times, 4/11/07)
Voting Fraud and Voter Intimidation (draft report) (PDF) (EAC, disclosed by N.Y. Times 4/11/07)
FOIA Letter to EAC (PDF) (Brennan Center, 11/08/06)
Analysis of the September 15, 2005 Voter Fraud Report Submitted to the New Jersey Attorney General (PDF) (Brennan Center & Dr. Michael McDonald, 12/05)
Response to the Carter-Baker Commission (PDF) (Brennan Center & Prof. Spencer Overton, 07/19/05)
The following resources contain commonly-cited allegations of voter fraud. Many of the allegations are or will be reviewed in individual case studies elsewhere on this site.
Fact Sheet: Department of Justice Ballot Access and Voting Integrity Initiative (Dept. of Justice, 07/26/06)
DOJ, Criminal Division, Public Integrity Section, Election Fraud Prosecutions & Convictions, Ballot Access & Voting Integrity Initiative, October 2002 – September 2005
American Center for Voting Rights, Vote Fraud, Intimidation & Suppression in the 2004 Presidential Election (8/2/05)
People for the American Way, Report on American Center for Voting Rights Legislative Fund
Prof. Richard L. Hasen, The Fraudulent Fraud Squad (5/18/07)
Jo Mannies, Voting Rights Group Disappears from Web (6/14/07)
More ACVR Litigation Documents
John Fund, Stealing Elections: How Voter Fraud Threatens Our Democracy (2004)
John Fund, Democracy Imperiled: America’s Election Problems (National Review, 9/13/04)
John Fund’s Book on Voter Fraud is a Fraud (Media Matters for America, 10/31/04)
John Fund, Vote-Fraud Demagogues (Wall Street Journal, 6/13/07)
John Fund, Whose Ox Is Gored (Wall Street Journal, 7/30/07)
John Fund, A Victory Against Voter Fraud (Wall Street Journal, 4/29/08)
Documents by Hans von Spakovsky relating to voter fraud.
The Department of Justice’s manual, Federal Prosecution of Election Offenses, explains the federal government’s response to election-related fraud. A seventh edition of the manual was released in May 2007.
The Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project has also published this bibliography of works concerning election-related fraud, including allegations of fraud by individual voters and allegations of fraud by officials or insiders.