Mr. Richard C. Pilger has served in the United States Department of Justice as the Election Crimes Branch Director of the Public Integrity Section, Criminal Division, since 2008; Mr. Pilger has not investigated or prosecuted a single case of vote fraud and only three election vote buying cases during his tenure;
Whereas: Mr. Pilger took no action after September 2017, when more than 1,000 self-identified non-U.S. citizen voters were confirmed by New Jersey officials as being registered or participating voters  ;
Whereas: Mr. Pilger took no action after September 2017, when the City of Philadelphia officially confirmed hundreds of illegally registered non-citizen voters ;
Whereas:, Mr. Pilger took no action after Virginia election officials confirmed in March 2017 that 5,556 non-citizens had been removed from the voter rolls and that 1,862 of those voters cast a combined 7,474 votes in elections since 1988 ;
Whereas: Mr. Pilger took no action after a United States Attorney in North Carolina agreed in 2014, to refer more than 100 cases of interstate double voting to his office  ;
Whereas: Mr. Pilger took no action after the New Hampshire Attorney General was notified of more than 6,000 suspected to have voted from out-of-state domiciles and never established residency  ;
Therefore: Be it resolved, that Mr. Richard C. Pilger, Director of the Election Crimes Branch, Criminal Division of the United States Department of Justice, be removed from his position as Director of the Election Crimes Branch for dereliction of duty and for failure to uphold the rule of law. The signers of this petition respectfully request that the Attorney General of the United States replace Mr. Pilger immediately with a Director who has a genuine concern for our elections and will focus on investigating and prosecuting election and voter fraud to the fullest extent of the law.