Texas Secretary of State finds 95,000 non-citizens registered to vote. 58k voted in one or more elections!

Despite the insistence of liberals that voter fraud just doesn’t happen, an astounding number of registered voters in Texas were just revealed to be non-citizens.

After a nearly year-long investigation into voter fraud, Texas Secretary of State David Whitley announced the results on Friday, revealing that 95,000 non-citizens were currently registered to vote in the state with 58,000 of them having voted in one or more election, NBC-DFW  reported.

The information was then provided to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office.

“Texas law allows lawfully present non-citizens to obtain driver’s licenses by showing proof of lawful presence to DPS,” Paxton’s office said in a statement. “However, only citizens are eligible to vote. And Texas law currently does not require verification of a voter’s statement that they are a citizen.”

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott weighed in on the findings, praising investigators and calling for “prosecution where appropriate” in a tweet Friday.

“Every single instance of illegal voting threatens democracy in our state and deprives individual Texans of their voice,” Paxton said in a statement, according to NBC-DFW. “My Election Fraud Unit stands ready to investigate and prosecute crimes against the democratic process when needed.”

“Nothing is more vital to preserving our Constitution than the integrity of our voting process, and my office will do everything within its abilities to solidify trust in every election in the state of Texas. I applaud Secretary of State Whitley for his proactive work in safeguarding our elections,” Paxton said.

Democrats were, unsurprisingly, skeptical of the figures.

“Because we have consistently seen Texas politicians conjure the specter of voter fraud as pretext to suppress legitimate votes, we are naturally skeptical,” Texas state Rep. Rafael Anchia, said in a statement.

But the chair of the Republican Party of Texas applauded the investigation which he said “provides undeniable proof that voter fraud has been significant – even in Texas.”

“Identifying ineligible registrations and removing them from the voter rolls is the first step toward restoring integrity to our electoral process,” James Dickey said in a statement, according to CBS-DFW.

Sam Taylor, a spokesman for the secretary of state, noted that they “are very confident” in the methods used to identify the problematic voter registrations, noting that the office was not declaring that all 95,000 names were, in fact, non-citizens but only matched the search criteria.

“We can’t see a situation in which this would produce a false positive,” he said. “These are people whose last and most recent visits to D.P.S. showed them to be non-citizens through documentation that they submitted and which D.P.S. has kept on file.”

Twitter users reacted to the news and the scoffing of Democrats at the mention of voter fraud.

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