The Hype Over Voter Fraud

August 23, 2005 | Tompaine.com |

Director of Democracy Program, Steven Carbó, highlights in TomPaine.com how conservative ideologues and their partisan allies have harnessed voter fraud allegations as a powerful "new" weapon against the American people and our ability to have a political voice.

Despite a massive void of evidence, the charges of widespread fraud perpetrated by individuals, or groups of individual voters, persist. In fact, they have become a major communications and lobbying tool in the arsenal of the right.