Feds retreat from claims 2011 election report found widespread voter fraud

The government is retreating from claims that an independent audit of the 2011 federal election indicated the possibility of widespread fraud under a vouching system used by more than 120,000 otherwise qualifying electors who had insufficient ID or none at all.

Democratic Reform Minister of State Pierre Poilievre, pictured in this file photo, introduced the Fair Elections Act on Feb. 4. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Tim Naumetz

PUBLISHED :Monday, March 24, 2014 9:34 PM

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