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But both of them also agreed that a major presidential candidate has never before made such a sustained effort to discredit the U. Electoral fraud, election manipulation, or vote rigging is illegal interference with the process of an election, whether by increasing the vote share of the favored candidate, depressing the vote share of the rival candidates, or both.

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Lawyers for the DNC asked the court to rule that Trump, Stone, and the GOP are violating both the Voting Rights Act and the 1871 Ku Klux Klan Act, and to issue an order restraining the voter intimidation through November 8.

On Friday, the federal judge did just that, ordering both Stone and the Trump campaign to cease their planned voter suppression tactics.

The Republican presidential nominee also implied he wants police out in force at polling stations on Nov.

8, which is illegal in several states including Pennsylvania. I’m going to make them a little bit nervous.” Except targeting voters to make them "a little bit nervous" can easily be seen as a form of voter intimidation, which is illegal.

Although technically the term 'electoral fraud' covers only those acts which are illegal, the term is sometimes used to describe acts which are legal, but considered morally unacceptable, outside the spirit of an election or in violation of the principles of democracy.

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