Scott Wallace Never Voted in District He's Seeking to Represent Until He Voted for Himself

Pa. Dem candidate was for years registered in Maryland, where he also never voted in any municipal or odd-year elections

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August 2, 2018

A Democratic candidate for Congress in Pennsylvania never voted in the district he is seeking to represent prior to voting for himself, despite claiming otherwise, and also has never voted in any municipal or odd-year elections while registered in another state, voting records obtained by the Washington Free Beacon show.

Scott Wallace, a wealthy liberal philanthropist who is the grandson of former Vice President Henry Wallace, is attempting to gain a House seat for Democrats in Pennsylvania's first congressional district that is currently occupied by first-term Republican incumbent Brian Fitzpatrick.

Wallace is from Bucks County, Pa., which is located in Pennsylvania's first district. Bucks County was a part of Pennsylvania's former eighth congressional district, which recently became a part of Pennsylvania's first congressional district following redistricting in the state, making the district even more friendly to Democrats.

Wallace spent years running his family's foundation, the Wallace Global Fund, which has disbursed millions of dollars to dozens of far-left organizations, alongside his wife from Maryland and South Africa, before moving back to the area to run for office.

Wallace was quoted saying he had cast a vote in Bucks County in 1978.

"Until last year he was registered to vote in Maryland, though his voter card directed absentee ballots to be mailed to his home in Cape Town, South Africa, where he ran the family’s foundation, the Wallace Global Fund. Mr. Wallace said he last cast a vote in the congressional district he now seeks to represent in 1978," the Wall Street Journal wrote.

However, Wallace never placed any past votes in Bucks County despite his claims to the Wall Street Journal. In fact, Wallace was not even registered to vote in the county until Dec. 31, 2017, according to his voting history records from the county obtained by the Free Beacon.

Wallace's first vote appears to have been for himself in the Democratic primary on May 15, the records show.


Wallace also never voted in any municipal or odd-year elections while he was registered in Maryland despite now seeking a local seat himself, records show.

"Add another bag of trash to the dumpster fire that is Scott Wallace's campaign. It's only fitting that his first vote in Bucks County was for himself," said Chris Martin, spokesman for the National Republican Congressional Committee.

Both the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and Scott Wallace's campaign did not respond to requests for comment on Wallace's voting history.

As Wallace was running his family's fund from Maryland and South Africa, the group disbursed millions to radical far-left organizations including those who promote the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaigns against Israel.

Wallace additionally gave money to groups that advocate for taxing families for "irresponsible breeding" and financed legal representation for a number of Guantanamo Bay detainees "just after 9/11."

While Wallace's fund handed out money to the radical groups, he has never given any funding to groups or organizations located in the area he is running, the Free Beacon previously reported.