election fraud

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Noun1.election fraud - misrepresentation or alteration of the true results of an election
fraud - intentional deception resulting in injury to another person
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Flanked by local leaders, he said they would boycott the vaccination campaign against the poliomyelitis in the district to protest the 'election fraud'.
The winner in the recent mayoral race in Moises Padilla town, Negros Occidental province, has asked the court to dismiss the election protest filed against her by the outgoing mayor, saying the complaint lacked details of alleged election fraud or anomalies.
"He must disprove that he coerced and coopted the Comelec to manipulate election results, as the breach in the transparency in the Smartmatic automated election system (AES) and the suspicious failure of Vote Counting Machines (VCM) are widely believed to be merely ploys to guarantee the victory of his administration's candidates through wholesale election fraud," the Ecumenical Bishops Forum said in a statement.
Namfrel was founded that year to stand as a non-partisan election monitoring group to prevent election fraud and has since done this task until the 2016 elections.
A federal judge has dismissed malicious prosecution and related claims against a Virginia commonwealth's attorney who initiated an election fraud investigation against a candidate for sheriff.
Police officers of the State Investigation and Protection Agency (SIPA) filed a report on the existence of the basis for suspicion of a committed crime - election fraud related to the general elections in October 2018.
The February 16 presidential election is expected to be hotly contested, and there are fears of violence and election fraud, with the opposition repeatedly accusing the ruling party of plotting to rig the polls.
Simon's Anglican Church, Rivers State, has charged Christians to be Christ-like and resist election fraud as the nation is set for the 2019 general elections.
But that doesn't change the potential legal fallout stemming from the Russia investigation, which could touch on laws against computer hacking, election fraud and conspiracy against the United States.
The people of Afghanistan are quite familiar with the massive election fraud and malpractices that widely take place during the presidential, provincial and district council elections, which are held after every five years under the Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan.
Following the announcement of election results, supporters of both Moussavi and Karroubi took to the streets, mainly in Tehran, in daily rallies and riots led by their defeated candidates to shout their protest, alleging election fraud.