Virginia Republican lawmakers to discuss voter fraud allegations across the state

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Recent reports of voter fraud in the commonwealth have Virginia Republican lawmakers concerned ahead of the upcoming election.

The lawmakers are calling a meeting Thursday morning to discuss “election readiness” and concerns of the voter fraud allegations happening across the state.

Republican lawmakers say some local registrars are concerned about a backlog of registrations and want to address the investigation of voter fraud in Harrisonburg

Officials say a James Madison University student filed voter registration applications under names of people who have passed away.

The joint meeting with the privileges and elections committees will start at 9 a.m. Thursday at Capitol Square.

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