An "I Voted" sticker from Arlington, Va. in 2008.

An "I Voted" sticker from Arlington, Va. in 2008.

Suggestions about voter fraud and election rigging have been raised repeatedly in recent weeks by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and amplified by some right-leaning election watchdog groups. Trump supporters have been encouraged to “monitor” polling places, causing concern among some about voter intimidation. We speak with Virginia’s election commissioner about voter fraud, poll monitoring, and how election officials plan to ensure things go smoothly on November 8.


  • Edgardo Cortes Commissioner, Virginia Department of Elections
  • Julie Emery Executive Director, Virginia Civic Engagement Table

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