Nursing Home Voter Fraud Bill has Public Hearing Tuesday

MacIver News Service | October 28, 2013

[Madison, Wisc…] An assembly bill that aims to reduce voter fraud at nursing homes will have a public hearing on Tuesday in the Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections. The bill, authored by Rep. Kathy Bernier (R-Chippewa Falls) in the Assembly and Sen. Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) in the Senate, creates additional oversight for voter registration in nursing homes and other facilities like them.

The public hearing will be held at 10am on Tuesday.

The MacIver Institute has looked into the issue previously and those stories are below.

Rampant Voting Irregularities at Wisconsin Nursing Homes

Originally posted December 18, 2012.

Vote Fraud Uncovered at Nursing Home?

MacIver News Service | May 30, 2012

[New Berlin, Wisc…] A young Republican is concerned he may have uncovered a case of vote fraud, involving his own grandfather, whom he asserts could have been unwillingly duped.

“My grandpa is not a very political guy and never voted in his life, until 2008, when he may have gone to the polls so he could cast his vote for John McCain, because he knew how hard I had been working for the McCain-Palin ticket,” said Johnny Koremenos. “A few months ago I was tinkering around on the state’s voter public access website and searched my grandfather’s name out of curiosity.”

He was shocked at what he found…

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