Executive order establishing a commission to investigate voter fraud
Federal Government -- May 11, 2017
President Trump has established a commission to study voter registration and voting for federal elections. The commission is tasked with identifying laws, rules, etc. which "enhance" or which "undermine the American people's confidence in the integrity of the voting processes used in Federal elections" and also with identifying "vulnerabilities in voting systems and practices" that could allow "improper" or "fraudulent" voter registrations and voting.
The commission will be chaired by Vice President Pence, and the vice chair will be Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R). Other announced members of the commission currently include: Connie Lawson (R), the Secretary of State of Indiana; Bill Gardner (D), Secretary of State of New Hampshire; Matthew Dunlap (D), the Secretary of State of Maine; Ken Blackwell (R), former Secretary of State of Ohio; and Christy McCormick, a commissioner on the Election Assistance Commission. The commission is expected to issue a report by 2018.
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