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U.S. AG Eric Holder's Ballot Offered to Total Stranger

United States Attorney General Eric Holder, an outspoken opponent of photo ID laws, who has publicly stated that there is no proof of in-person photo fraud in the U.S. In one of our most shocking videos, Project Veritas sent an undercover journalist to Holder’s polling location where he was not asked for photo ID but was offered the Attorney General’s ballot! Watch below as James explains the investigation.

Part 1

US Attorney General Eric Holder’s Ballot to Vote Offered to Total Stranger

The Project Veritas video showing Eric Holder’s ballot being offered to a stranger prompted an investigation by the D.C. Board of Elections. Here's the Washington Post’s coverage of the investigation and how they politicized the result.


Prompted an Investigation by the DC Board of Elections

The video released by Project Veritas forced the DC Board of Elections to take a second look at voter id fraud. Project Veritas

Part 2

Attorney General Holder Discusses Project Veritas Investigation

Attorney General Eric Holder was questioned about the Project Veritas video during a congressional hearing. Project Veritas was cleared of having conducted any illegal activity.


US Attorney General and FBI Director questioned during Congressional Hearing

Both the US Attorney General Eric Holder and the FBI Director Robert Mueller were questioned during the Congressional Hearing that was held in response to the Project Veritas video. Project Veritas

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Major Media Coverage

4/9/12 "James O’Keefe tries to defend voter ID laws by filming D.C. election workers"–Conservative activist James O’Keefe’s latest project aims to lampoon the mostly Democratic opposition to “voter ID” laws, and does so by focusing hidden cameras on last week’s D.C. primary elections. The Washington Post

4/9/12 "Voter Fraud: Someone Uses Eric Holder's Ballot in Washington D.C."–Project Veritas has struck again, bringing us the most damning evidence yet that voter i.d. laws are absolutely necessary to keep our elections clean and our Republic intact. Townhall

Additional Media Coverage

4/10/12 "D.C. elections officials condemn O’Keefe voting ploy"–Elections officials in the District are condemning conservative activist James O’Keefe as a “prankster” for his latest hidden-camera ploy, in which he sent an associate inside a D.C. polling place to demonstrate the need for “voter ID” laws by showing he could vote as the U.S. attorney general. The Washington Post

4/9/12 "James O’Keefe Still Hasn’t Found His Voter Fraud"–Project Veritas Journalist went to Holder’s polling place for the recent primary in Washington, D.C., and claimed to be Holder. The New Yorker

4/9/12 "O'Keefe Voter Fraud Investigation: Young Man Offered Holder's Ballot" Breitbart

4/9/12 "O'Keefe's Latest: Voter Fraud Investigation Lands On Eric Holder's Doorstep"–In a shocking new video exclusive to, James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas demonstrates to the Attorney General of the UnitedStates, Eric Holder, just why he should be concerned about lack of voter ID laws. Breitbart

4/9/12 "Young white activist proves that without voter ID law, AG Eric Holder’s ballot easy to obtain"–Video that James O’Keefe’s The Project Veritas released Monday morning shows a poll worker in Washington, D.C., offering a voter ID activist Attorney General Eric Holder’s ballot. The Daily Caller

4/9/12 "DOJ calls O’Keefe’s Holder ballot video ‘manufactured’ example of ‘voter fraud’"–The U.S. Department of Justice described a sting video in which a young white activist was offered Attorney General Eric Holder’s ballot as a “manufactured” example of “voter fraud.” The Daily Caller

4/9/12 "'ERIC HOLDER' VOTES IN STUNNING ELECTION-FRAUD VIDEO"–James O'Keefe: 'Ideological hacks at Justice' ignore 'manifestly damning' evidence. WND

4/9/12 "Eric Holder’s office: O’Keefe group’s video not evidence vote fraud is possible because it’s ‘manufactured’"–In a shocking new video exclusive to, James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas demonstrates to the Attorney General of the United States, Eric Holder, just why he should be concerned about lack of voter ID laws. Michelle Malkin

4/9/12 "Voter ID activist posing as Eric Holder OK’d at D.C. primary polls"–James O'Keefe, a conservative activist known for using hidden cameras on unwitting participants to lend support to his views, turned his lens on the District’s primary elections last Tuesday to weigh in on voter ID laws. The Washington Times

4/9/12 "James O’Keefe Proves That Pointless Form of Voter Fraud Is Possible"–In a new video, a member of James O'Keefe's "Project Veritas" manages to enter a D.C. polling station and receive a ballot for none other than Attorney General Eric Holder, simply by providing Holder's address. NY Mag

4/9/12 "Newest Exposé: Young Man Gets Attorney General Eric Holder's Voting Ballot"–James O'Keefe's "Project Veritas" has released their latest sting-video. Business Insider

4/9/12 James O’Keefe allowed to vote Eric Holder’s ballot." PJ Media

4/11/12 "What James O'Keefe Gets Wrong About Voter Fraud"–O'Keefe sent a youngish, white man to a D.C. voting site, had the man ask if Eric Holder was on the rolls with the implication was that this imposter was to vote, illegally, under Holder's name. U.S News

4/9/12 "James O'Keefe's Latest Target: Eric Holder's Ballot"–James O'Keefe and Project Veritas are now taunting the feds, releasing a video Monday of an operative asking for, and getting offered, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder's ballot. Yahoo News

4/9/12 "James O’Keefe Strikes Again: AG Holder’s Ballot to Vote Offered to Complete Stranger"–This was brilliant… James O’Keefe and Project Veritas prove how easy it is to rig elections by walking into a Virginia precinct and obtaining Eric Holder’s ballot. Gateway Pundit

4/9/12 "Holder Dismisses O'Keefe's Video as a Stunt"–The Justice Department has brushed aside a video by the conservative filmmaker James O'Keefe in which a polling station volunteer is tricked into giving the attorney general's primary ballot to the wrong person. ABC News

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