Trump’s campaign followed up by asking visitors to its website to sign up to be a “Trump Election Observer.” Those who do so receive an email declaring: “We are going to do everything we are legally allowed to do to stop crooked Hillary from rigging this election.Someone from the campaign will be contacting you soon.” Trump’s claim that people might vote five times—at other campaign stops he’s said it could be ten or even fifteen times—is belied by the facts. It was later struck down, in part because the state was unable to point to a single case of in-person voter fraud to justify it.
"He was asked to leave and refused," she told the paper.One True the Vote leader told volunteers in 2012 that the group’s goal was to give voters a feeling “like driving and seeing the police following you.” Adding to concerns is that Trump’s call for volunteer observers comes not long after the U. Justice Department announced it will reduce the number of federal election observers it deploys to the polls this fall, who are charged with preventing voter suppression and intimidation.The Justice Department has said the Supreme Court’s 2013 ruling weakening the Voting Rights Act, , required the move, though some voting rights advocates disagree.In 2010, Harris County, Texas, officials said they’d received several complaints of True the Vote volunteers being disruptive, NBC reported.And two years later, some Ohio voters complained of receiving official letters telling them their right to vote was being challenged, after they were targeted by the group.
But campaign spokesman Jason Miller said in a statement to NPR: "To be clear, liberals love to throw out the voter intimidation card.