Voter fraud

Accused Hialeah ballot broker Deisy Cabrera leaves the courtroom after accepting a plea deal.  (Source: CBS4)

Accused Hialeah Ballot Broker Takes Plea Deal

A Hialeah woman accused of being an absentee ballot broke, or boletera, has accepted a plea deal from prosecutors.

10/08/2013

Florida Capitol

Dems To Question FDLE’s Voter Fraud Investigation

Top Florida Democratic legislators have called for an inquiry into just how thorough a job the Florida Department of Law Enforcement did in their investigation into suspected voter fraud at a company that was at one time aligned with the Republican Party.

CBS4–07/17/2013

Voters in Florida (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

FL Democrats Ask For Voter Fraud Probe

Democratic legislators in Florida want to know how well state law-enforcement looked into voter fraud allegations that involved a company connected with Republicans.

07/17/2013

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Brain Dead Politics In Virginia

Ken Cuccinelli aspires to be the next governor of Virginia after spending four years trying to deny women’s health care rights, blocking Obamacare and forcing his ideology and personal beliefs on the Commonwealth of Virginia.

11/28/2012

Early voting (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: On Election Eve Major Concerns About Disenfranchisement

From Florida and Ohio early vote disasters with long lines to power outages in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York there are doubts that some people will have the opportunity to participate in this election.

11/05/2012

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

See A Problem At The Polls Tuesday? Report It

With the 2012 general election likely to be extremely close in Florida, voters and poll watchers will be on high alert for any possible irregularities at the polls throughout the day Tuesday.

CBS Miami–11/05/2012

Absentee ballots (CBS4)

Determined Firefighter Taking On Illegal “Boleteras”

Eric Johnson is a 10-year veteran of the Hialeah Fire Department. His career has been focused on responding to life threatening emergencies. But recently, Johnson has been on a different mission: fighting absentee voter fraud.

CBS4–10/26/2012

A woman votes in Florida (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Opinion: Voter ID: A Good Idea

It has been argued that “granny” might not be able to vote if they make her have a voter ID. But seriously, why all the concern about taking the extra measure of a voter ID to make sure that every vote cast in a United States election is a legally qualified vote, including “granny’s”?

08/22/2012

Bolivian Diego Mariaca(R) and his brother Gustavo Mariaca(L) fill out paperwork under the 'Dream Act' (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: A Step Forward And A Step Back For The American Dream

Yesterday the Obama administration put in place provisions of the DREAM Act that brought many young people out of the shadows to participate in the American Dream. On the same day a judge in Pennsylvania let stand what may be the most egregious attempt at voter suppression in a generation.

08/16/2012

Voting machines in Florida (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Report: M-D Commissioner’s Office Ensnared In Absentee Ballot Fraud

The absentee ballot scandal that erupted a little more than a week ago has marred two political campaigns in Miami-Dade County has now ensnared a county commissioner and the uncle of Hialeah’s former mayor.

CBS Miami–08/10/2012

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