Report: Hillary Clinton may have received as many as 800,000 votes from non-citizens

A new analysis of voting data suggests that Hillary Clinton may have received as many as 800,000 votes from non-citizens -- but the author behind the study has become frustrated with President Donald Trump and others for misinterpreting his data.

Jesse Richman, an associate professor at Old Dominion University, has revisited a 2014 report he published exploring voting by non-citizens and extrapolated his data to find that assuming "the highest rate of noncitizen voting" and "that 80 percent voted for Clinton" would have added around 800,000 votes to her total.

"Is it plausible that non-citizen votes added to Clinton's margin? Yes," Richman said. "Is it plausible that non-citizen votes account for the entire nation-wide popular vote margin held by Clinton? Not at all."

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Richman wants the Trump Administration to stop misquoting his work. He spoke to WTKR, and pointed out that his more realistic estimate puts the number of non-citizen votes closer to 100,000.

Additionally, many questions have been raised about the data Richman relied upon to make his conclusions, which came from a survey in which some self-identified non=citizens said they voted.

SEE ALSO: Trump to seek 'major investigation' on voter fraud in 2016 election

Official agencies and the bipartisan National Association of Secretaries of State have repeatedly insisted that there is no evidence that supports the broader voter fraud claims made by the Trump administration in recent days and weeks.

Trump is expected to sign an executive action on Saturday to instruct Congress to investigate alleged mass voter fraud in the 2016 election.

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