With the midterm elections Tuesday, many may wonder if their vote will actually count. As an eligible citizen, you must be guaranteed the right to vote—and it must be guaranteed that your vote is not stolen or diluted by thieves and fraudsters. The infographic below highlights different types of voter fraud and startling, real instances where fraud has imperiled the integrity of elections. Fortunately, steps like voter ID laws can be taken to ensure the integrity of elections. You can read the full informational booklet, “Does Your Vote Count?” here and a companion site that documents over 200 instances of voter fraud here.

Infographic by Joe Rusenko of The Heritage Foundation.

Infographic by Joe Rusenko / The Heritage Foundation

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