While he and his colleagues have run into resistance, requiring federal court intervention in some instances, they have obtained voter-registration records from eight of Virginia’s 133 cities and counties, discovering 1,046 illegal aliens were illegally registered to vote. He’s also forced several counties to clean up their voter rolls in states such as Mississippi and Texas.
Gathering such data is the only way to make numerical conclusions, he said.
“Nobody has any idea how many aliens have voted because nobody has been collecting data. Estimates aren’t data. Surveys aren’t data. Data are data,” said Adams.
Earlier this week, civil rights leaders who met with Attorney General Jeff Sessions asked him to urge President Trump to call off plans for the blue-ribbon panel to probe vote fraud.
Sherrilyn Ifill, president of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, said Tuesday, according to Politico, the commission would be “seen to intimidate our communities.”