Press Releases : Election Fraud

Attorney General Platkin Announces Safeguards to Protect the Right to Vote During the 2023 General Election

Key measures continue the Voter Protection Initiative announced in October 2022.

AG Platkin Announces Charges Against Former Plainfield Mayoral Candidate After Garbage Bag Filled with Fraudulent Voter Registrations Is Brought to Elizabeth Post Office

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin today announced that a former candidate for mayor of the City of Plainfield has been criminally charged for allegedly directing a group of associates to complete hundreds of false voter registration applications and then mailing them to Union County election officials.

AG Platkin: Voter Charged with Fraud, Records Tampering Stemming from Mail-in Ballots Cast in May 2020 Paterson City Election, and Providing Misleading Statements to Detectives

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin today announced the filing of criminal charges against a Paterson voter based on alleged falsification of a vote-by-mail ballots cast in the May 2020 Paterson municipal election.

AG Platkin: Paterson City Council President Facing New Charges in Election Fraud Case After New Details of Conspiracy and Alleged Witness Tampering Are Uncovered

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced today that the Paterson City Council President, Alex Mendez, has been brought up on new charges in connection with an election-fraud case.

AG Platkin Announces Campaign Manager Faces Election Fraud Charges in Connection with False Voter Certifications Supporting Gubernatorial Candidate in 2021

For Immediate Release: May 2, 2023 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney GeneralOffice of Public Integrity and Accountability- Thomas J. Eicher, Executive Director For Further Information: Media Inquiries-Dan TRENTON —...
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