Three Virginia legislators pursue investigation of voter registration fraud

Written by

|

October 25, 2012

6:19 PM

Rep. Bobby Scott (D) of Hampton Roads is one of three Virginia lawmakers who are pursuing a federal investigation of voter registration fraud allegations against two companies hired by Republicans to register voters. The three legislators — all Democrats — requested the investigation in a recent letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. The letter was written largely in response to a man in Rockingham County who faces charges for throwing eight completed voter registration forms into a trashcan. According to the Daily Press, a Justice Department spokesman said the agency is reviewing the lawmakers’ letter.

Read the full article here: http://www.dailypress.com/news/breaking/va-wire-voter-fraud-20121024,0,348464.story

Share This Article

Related News

City of Williamsburg unveils new software to improve recycling efforts
Students help foster sustainability partnership with local farm
Student Assembly launches student housing website

About Author

Zach Hardy
  • Zach Hardy

Zach Hardy '15 is an English major from Richmond, Va. He was previously Chief Staff Writer, Online Editor and Associate Online Editor.