Electoral fraud

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Electoral fraud (also commonly called election fraud) is the commission of fraud in an election by someone acting so as to influence how others vote or how their votes are recorded.

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Electoral fraud is a serious problem, often caused by efforts supposedly intended to prevent voter fraud, which is practically nonexistent.

United States

In the United States, electoral fraud tends to be overwhelmingly due to Republican efforts rather than the efforts of Democrats, although there have been notable exceptions.