As we draw close to important midterm elections, the integrity of the election process is in question. Google “ballot tampering” or “election fraud,” and you will pull up more than 600,000 search results. A former congressional Representative’s Wednesday guilty plea to bribery and falsification of voting records muddy the water even more.
The guilty plea comes from Michael Myers, 79, a former Democratic Representative for Pennsylvania. According to The Epoch Times, Myers “admitted to bribing an election judge in Philadelphia, Domenick Demuro, to illegally add votes for certain candidates, including candidates for federal and state offices.”
The Times reports that Myers and Demuro worked together to support the Democratic Party, receiving payments from the candidates in exchange for manipulating the vote count. Money was sent to Myers who then forwarded a portion of the funds to Demuro.
“The judge of elections for the 39th Ward, 36th Division in South Philadelphia would then add fraudulent votes for Myers’s clients,” reports the Times.
A statement from the Department of Justice adds:
“At Myers’s direction, Demuro would add these fraudulent votes to the totals during Election Day, and then would later falsely certify that the voting mac…