ELDERLY VOTING NEWS

ACRU’s Roman Discusses Efforts to Protect Vulnerable Voters with Cleta Mitchell on Who’s Counting Podcast

In the run-up to the 2020 elections, American Constitutional Rights Union created an important outreach program to senior citizens and senior residential facilities that brought attention to fraud, voter manipulation, and undue influence in voting by political operatives and facilities staff. Truly a form of elderly abuse, many cases of stolen and manipulated senior ballots have been reported to ACRU as it continues its important project and expands to other groups of vulnerable voters. Cleta and Lori discuss what actions seniors themselves, their families, facility directors, election officials, state legislators, and most importantly — concerned citizens — can take to ensure the authenticity and integrity of every senior vote.

ACRU’s Ken Blackwell chairs the America First Policy Institute’s Center for Election Integrity in Cooperative Effort to Protect America’s Election System

The American Constitutional Rights Union (ACRU) announced today that ACRU Policy Board Member and former Ohio Secretary of State, Ken Blackwell, is chairing the America First Policy Institute's Center for Election Integrity in a cooperative effort to encourage citizen involvement in protecting American elections. 

ACRU Amicus Brief Supports Supreme Court Arizona Voting Integrity Policy Win

With the recent successful filibuster blocking Senate consideration of the so-called “For the People Act,” the Supreme Court’s decision in Brnovich takes on added importance. By reversing the Ninth Circuit’s decision, as The ACRU argued it should, Arizona’s race-neutral, generally applicable election rules limiting out-of-precinct voting and ballot harvesting will stand without any danger of preemption by federal statute.

Many states and senior facilities fail to protect elderly voters

Because we treasure our seniors' votes, ACRU created its Protect Elderly Votes project and created a nationwide multi-tiered outreach to warn of potential vote fraud against seniors. It appears many residence directors and boards of election chose to ignore the warning, and as this article points out, many seniors were used by vote fraudsters to collect votes illegally.