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[IN-DEPTH] Voter fraud in Arizona: What it looks like, how often it happens and how it is fought

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By Alexa Chryssovergis | The Republic

President Donald Trump has called voter fraud an issue that may have swayed the outcome of the 2016 popular vote.

Without proof, he claimed that millions of people voted illegally in the election. Through an executive order in May, he created a Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity.

The commission likely could replicate work done in Arizona since 2008.

Since that year, state officials have examined hundreds of thousands of cases where someone might have voted twice in an election. After scrutinizing those cases, 30 were sent to the Arizona Attorney General’s Office.


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