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-- extent guess I also wanna bring up of the poll that we have on foxnews.com.
I fear for the following along -- on the sidebar there -- question of the day.
Are you concerned about voter fraud in your area we want you to -- -- want you to participate in this -- you've got a couple choices yes -- not sure again are you concerned with voter fraud in your area -- a lot of people are concerned.
With this very subject of course we've got our voter -- unit here.
A Fox News Eric Shawn is always -- and people all over the US following along with what's going on.
A one energies to her London.
Over the Hudson Institute says thank you so much for being here that -- -- with us and it is a very big issue is a very big problem one that we continue to follow.
The public belief is a voter fraud can taint an election results.
Well is no question I think that a lot of people on the public are very much aware of the fact.
That an election can very much change on the fraudulent votes that occur.
If you look at the 1960 election for example there are many people who believe that the election.
Very much to do is dependent on for doing votes in Illinois if you look at the primary and a year and West Virginia.
There were some came to the same conclusion.
And if you look at the 2000 vote in Florida a couple of hundred votes ultimately decided what's going on.
Very recently the chairman of the board of elections in Florida said -- up 53000.
Questionable voters in the state of Florida that that -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- OK and states moving toward ID for voting bit of most justices the regulations.
Are not enforced I -- still is on the surface like a good idea well look federal government the -- passed legislation saying we must have -- -- right the question is enforcement.
Many states will say voter ID but let's say you're an illegal and you were permitted to get a driver's license in the state.
That driver's licenses and ID so theoretically you could walk into -- voting area say here's my ID and vote.
So the difficulty is really enforcement you need cross identification that isn't always the case every election we hear about problems.
Or does it still surprise you when you hear -- any -- you know the type of a voter fraud that's going on that it still.
It's so prevalent in some areas.
Well not only is it prevalent in some areas but -- there's good deal of hypocrisy.
When you have the attorney general of the United States saying this is a way to inhibit.
Voting across the country.
But at the same time you can't walk into his office.
Without having a voter -- some sort of high fever -- I mean there it appears to be somewhat hypocritical it seems to me it should not have any bearing on.
Who would the number of people who were voting.
It should be a normal practice because we want the people were eligible to vote.
People when -- -- vote only five states engage in cross identification other states do have IDs but that doesn't mean that the IV is necessarily legitimate.
So it's a question of knowing who has -- ID under what circumstances and can we engaged in cross identification to make sure soldier legitimate.
And him Rudy Giuliani probably 189 mayoral race but lost due to voter fraud -- -- You may remember that in 1989.
Giuliani did lose by a very small margin to David Dinkins.
David Dinkins in the next election he hired every -- firefighter and police officer he could find send them to a voting area and say look just sit there just stand there.
Because we want to make sure we're not gonna lose this election on the basis of fraud.
An absentee ballots.
Can easily be altered or discarded and I hear that they represent 2% of the votes about 2% of the vote across the country and when you consider that this may be a very close election that 2%.
Could play a very significant role in next president of the United States and when ideas for voting are applied the -- -- less time playing and I guess Kansas is a good as well at Kansas a good example because what happened is they do have.
Very very tight.
Voter ID for voting.
And what's happened is people actually go through the lines more quickly.
It's more enjoyable experience and so one of the arguments that you could make is that voter ID does make sense for the average voter because he can simply engaged in the process or more effectively.
You could actually vote and get to work on time exactly.
I what do you think that people should do if they suspect you know -- our question of the day on line are you concerned about voter fraud.
In your area if you know that there's something -- going on.
And what should people didn't.
One they should -- the board of elections and two they should write to the attorney general.
Three they can send letters to the editor of the newspapers I think that this is a matter that should be brought to the larger public.
The fact is that an election should not be dependent on fraudulent votes.
It should be dependent on who is out there voting because they care about their parties they care about their candidates not because -- simply want to rig the election.
And what do you think we're gonna -- after this election.
How bad will this how about I don't think I think it probably will be less notable than other elections because.
The public -- somewhat conscious of it right but at the same time there's no question about manipulation that could -- in key states.
Illinois has a history of this -- California the question is how many people -- gonna -- from the cemetery.
And whether those people voting from the cemetery are going to be voting Republican and democratic lines so I mean this as a long history and voter fraud in some states.
Now I will be very interesting let's take a look really quick before you go over.
About our question of the day that I mentioned we asked you to vote are you concerned about voter fraud in your area overwhelmingly it looks as though we have.
Voting yes 18% no let's read that.
Point eight not sure look at that -- 78%.
Of our viewers say they are concerned.
With voter fraud in their area.
As they should be I mean I'm pleased that people are responding that affirmatively to this question because in the end you do not want to create a percent perception.
That this election has been tainted by illegal votes wouldn't.
All right well Herbert I London president emeritus with the he's Hudson Institute thank you so much for being here we bring you perspective and we'll look forward to talking used throughout the election after the elections.
-- see what happens with everything so thank you very --
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