Ten criminal voter fraud referrals related to the 2020 election have been made over the past year by local clerks, according to a Wisconsin Elections Commission report.
This brings the total number of voter fraud referrals for the 2020 election up to 22. In the most recent report, however, several referrals were for “multiple elections,” meaning that the total number may be higher.
Some cases referred to district attorneys involved a person voting in person and absentee by mail in the 2020 election. Others involved voting in two different states or voter impersonation.
Voting twice is against Wisconsin law, regardless of intent, the Epoch Times reported.
The report also showed that 73 criminal voter fraud referrals were made in 2021 and 2022 for multiple elections.
Most referrals came from Milwaukee and Brown counties, two of the state’s top five most populous counties.
State officials, including many in GOP-run states, have said they have not found evidence of widespread fraud in the November 2020 election that could have altered the outcome. However, several states have acknowledged serious irregularities or unlawful changes to election rules occurred in 2020.
For instance, Wisconsin’s Supreme Court has ruled election regulators unlawfully allowed tens of thousands of absentee voters to skip voter ID checks by claiming they were “indefinitely confined” by the pandemic without suffering from a disability. And Wisconsin’s legislative audit bureau found numerous other rule changes were made that were not approved by the state legislature. In Arizona, an audit called into question more than 50,000 ballots cast in the November 2020 election, while in Georgia state election officials have uncovered such widespread mismanagement in vote counting in Fulton County, the state’s largest, that they have begun a process to have the state run future elections in the jurisdiction, which includes the city of Atlanta.