Election integrity panel turns partisan.


In 2004, President Bush established the bipartisan Election Assistance Commission (EAC) to help states overhaul their broken election procedures. But just three years later, the EAC is now facing allegations that “in response to pressure from the Justice Department, the commission altered or delayed research to play down findings on sensitive topics such as voter fraud and voter identification laws that many Republican figures and appointees would have found objectionable.”