UMass Amherst Professor Brian Schaffner was recently mentioned on CNN and WBUR to discuss a a certain study he conducted in 2014 researching illegal voter fraud.
The Cooperative Congressional Study focused in on people who have self-identified as "non-citizens". The study has been referenced by the Trump Team to support an assertion of illegal votes cast in the recent presidential election. Schaffner, on January 24th, spoke with CNN's Wolf Blitzer about the "...distortion" of his data by the Trump administration. On the 25th, Schaffner spoke to Here & Now's Robert Young on WBUR, where he offered a similar response to wrongful claims of his findings.
- Faculty News