New Jersey Republicans allege election fraud, call for investigation

New Jersey Republicans allege election fraud, call for investigation

[JURIST] The New Jersey Republican Party [official website] has called on NJ Attorney General Peter Harvey [official profile] to investigate widespread election irregularities it said it discovered in its own four-month probe. According to Republican State Committee Chairman Tom Wilson, more than 6,500 voters cast ballots in New Jersey and another state and 4,755 votes were cast by deceased people during last year's elections. Wilson also alleged on Thursday that more than 50,000 voters were registered in multiple counties and several thousand of them voted in both counties last year. In a letter to Harvey, the party called for an investigation prior to this year's gubernatorial elections, particularly in light of voting irregularities seen in Florida, Ohio and Washington in recent elections [JURIST news archive]. AP has more.