Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Donald Trump's Rigged Election Claims Raise Historical Alarms
Summary: Donald Trump contest will be rigged have become a focus of his pitch to voters. Trump and many other backers have hammered the message that a victory for Hillary Clinton would be illegitimate. Trump told a Pennsylvania crowd that the "only way" he could lose the state is "if cheating goes on". Trump is hardly the first prominent Republican to issue dire warnings about voter fraud. Also Trump has frequently suggested that widespread voter fraud will swing the election, and he has urged his supporters to closely monitor the voting process.
Connection: This relates back to 2000 election when people question the outcome of in Florida and controlling how the election came out.
Questions: Do you think voter fraud is real? Can it affect a national election?