A legal scholar and former official on the Federal Election
Commission says it's going to be a long, hard fight to protect
election integrity in the United States.
As OneNewsNow reported last week, voting
records from the Cuyahoga County (Ohio) board of elections reveal
that Barack Obama received more than 99 percent of the vote in more
than 100 precincts on Election Day. In fact, GOP candidate Mitt
Romney reportedly received zero votes in several Cleveland
Hans von Spakovsky, senior legal fellow at The Heritage
Foundation and co-author of Who's Counting? How Fraudsters
and Bureaucrats Put Your Vote at Risk, says Democratic poll
officials in Philadelphia kicked GOP poll officials out for several
"The GOP had to go to court and get a judge to order that
Republican poll officials be allowed back into the polls," he
reports. "That's something that should shake the confidence of
people in the results in Philadelphia, because, of course, why
would Democrats do that? And what was happening in those polls for
the couple of hours that the Republicans weren't there?"
But von Spakovsky asserts it will be a tough proposition to
"It takes more citizen involvement to go in and be poll watchers
and poll workers in places like that to make sure that there aren't
any shenanigans being pulled by people who are doing things that
are illegal," he contends.
But the legal scholar finds it fortunate that people who are in
favor of voter integrity are slowly winning in the legislative
arena. Also, the courts have upheld the voter ID laws passed by
In a related poll, four in five OneNewsNow readers (80.3%) feel
it is time to implement rigid voter ID laws to combat voter
A conservative activist and pro-family leader is becoming more
confident that Mitt Romney will be elected president next week. But
the leader of a Messianic Jewish ministry, hoping to encourage her
fellow Christians, warns American-Muslim voters could greatly
influence the outcome.