90 Miles From Tyranny : Lawsuit claims 100,000 non-citizens illegally registered to vote in PA

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Lawsuit claims 100,000 non-citizens illegally registered to vote in PA

No one ever votes illegally. That’s the left’s mantra when it comes to voter ID. You don’t need it, because the problem it seeks to solve doesn’t really exist. There’s also no reason to purge voter rolls, audit polling places, or, really, do much of anything to ensure that our elections are on the up and up.

Everything is running just perfectly, thank you very much.

...Except, as the Washington Times reports, that isn’t really the case.

More than 100,000 noncitizens are registered to vote in Pennsylvania alone, according to testimony submitted Monday in a lawsuit demanding the state come clean about the extent of its problems.

The Public Interest Legal Foundation, which has identified similar noncitizen voting problems in studies of Virginia and New Jersey, said Pennsylvania officials have admitted noncitizens have been registering and voting in the state “for decades.”

But, shocker, the state doesn’t want to hand over any information that would paint a realistic picture of how widespread the problem might be.

“For months, Pennsylvania bureaucrats have concealed facts about noncitizens registering and voting — that ends today,” PILF President and General Counsel J. Christian Adams said.

He said Pennsylvania had already admitted to a “glitch” dating back to the 1990s that had allowed noncitizens applying to renew driver’s licenses to be offered the chance to register to vote. Mr. Adams said he now wants to find out how bad the problem is overall.

The lawsuit aims to force the PA Department of State to open its books, something it seems woefully reluctant to do.

Pennsylvania officials wouldn’t respond to the lawsuit, nor to the 100,000 noncitizen number.

“We’re not going to comment on anything related to litigation,” said Wanda Murren, director of communications and press at the Pennsylvania Department of State.

The 100,000 number cited in the lawsuit comes from testimony given by Philadelphia Commissioner Al Schmidt, who revealed the glitch in the state motor vehicle bureau’s systems that prompted noncitizens to...Read More HERE

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