Five Election Fraud Documentaries to Watch
Here are five must-watch documentaries about election fraud and yes, you will know that it is not only Pakistan where elections are rigged.
1.Hacking Democracy (2006)
This is a ground breaking documentary investigating allegations of election fraud during the 2004 U.S. presidential election. A group of concern citizens heading up watchdog organizations investigate the 2004 election in the wake of these allegations on the 2000 presidential election which ended up decided in the Supreme Court.
These ordinary citizens investigate voter machine hardware and software security holes in systems used in numerous states including Ohio, Florida and California.
They demonstrate with the help of a computer programmer how easy it is to change the numbers tallied on Diebold voting machines that count ballots. They are forced to the extreme of picking the trash at a Florida county warehouse to discover ballot tapes with numbers that mismatched the official election authority records, giving George Bush a lead in the numbers.
2. Bush Family Fortunes: The Best Democracy Money Can Buy (2004)
Shown on the BBC, this documentary discusses how the Bush family has used its wealth and power to manipulate U.S. policy as well as the Bush-Bin Laden ties. Here you will find the hard-hitting reports that have been seen in films like Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11 and used in Greg Palast’s best selling book.
3. Unprecedented (2000)
“Unprecedented” discusses corruption in vote counting as well as intentional vote manipulation in Florida during the 2000 presidential election, which George W. Bush won.
If you haven’t watched this film, there is probably much that you don’t know about what really happened in 2000 and how the result of the election was decided by political connections.
4. Defending Democracy in America
Blacked out or dismissed as ‘conspiracy theories’ by corporate news outlets, reports of massive vote fraud in the 2004 presidential election circulated on the internet and through independent media. As the January 6th, 2005 deadline for a challenge to the Electoral College vote drew near send delegation of concerned citizens and an award-winning documentary team went to Ohio and Washington, D.C. to get the facts.
“Defending Democracy in America” relays the overwhelming evidence they found of a stolen election and a small, diverse group of committed people – from the street and the elite – defending democracy against overwhelming odds.
What if it can be proven that George W. Bush didn’t win the election of 2004 but rather lost by several million votes?
5. Uncounted (2007)
An explosive 2007 documentary that shows how the election fraud that changed the outcome of the 2004 election led to even greater fraud in 2006.
This controversial feature length film by Emmy award-winning director David Earnhardt examines in factual, logical, and yet startling terms how easy it is to change election outcomes and undermine election integrity across the U.S. Noted computer programmers, statisticians, journalists, and experienced election officials provide the irrefutable proof.
“Uncounted” shares well documented stories about the spine-chilling disregard for the right to vote in America. In Utah, County Clerk Bruce Funk is locked out of his office for raising questions about security flaws in electronic voting machines. Californian Steve Heller gets convicted of a felony after he leaks secret documents detailing illegal activities committed by a major voting machine company. And Tennessee entrepreneur, Athan Gibbs, finds verifiable voting a hard sell in America and dies before his dream of honest elections can be realized.
“Uncounted” is a wakeup call to all Americans. Beyond increasing the public awareness, the film inspires greater citizen involvement in fixing a broken electoral system.