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“Demos and Project Vote team with Hogan Lovells to Help Prevent Unlawful Voter Purge in Philadelphia”

Release: Today, voting rights groups Demos and Project Vote urged a federal appeals court to uphold a decision dismissing an attempt by the so-called “American Civil Rights Union” (ACRU) to force the City of Philadelphia to conduct an unnecessary purge … Continue reading ?

Justice Department Suing NYC Board Of Elections Over Last Year's Pre-Primary Mass Voter Purge

The U.S. Justice Department is joining in on a lawsuit accusing the city Board of Elections of breaking the law when it purged almost 120,000 voters in Brooklyn from the rolls ahead of the April 2016 presidential primary. The DOJ filed a motion to intervene yesterday in a federal lawsuit brought last year by the good-government group Common Cause. [ more › ]

Judge Restores Voting Rights to Thousands of Illegally Purged Voters in North Carolina

5 months agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

A federal judge ruled on Friday that North Carolina’s recent voter purges likely violated federal law, ordering the restoration of voting rights to thousands of people—most of them minorities—in an emphatic ruling. U.S. District Judge...Show More Summary

Breaking: Federal Court Blocks NC County Voter Purges as Likely Violating Federal Motor Voter Law

After the hearing, this opinion and order granting a preliminary injunction were expected. … Continue reading ?

Judge Compares North Carolina Voter Purge to Jim Crow

U.S. District Judge Loretta Biggs slammed an ongoing North Carolinian voter purge during a dramatic Wednesday hearing, telling county attorneys that she was "horrified" by the "insane" process by which voters could be removed from the rolls without their knowledge. Show More Summary

Federal judge: North Carolina voter purge 'sounds like something that was put together in 1901'

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

North Carolina is at the wrong end of a pissed off judge over their voter suppression efforts, again. U.S. District Judge Loretta Biggs slammed an ongoing North Carolinian voter purge during a dramatic Wednesday hearing, telling county...Show More Summary

North Carolina Is Engaging in “Insane” Jim Crow-Style Voter Suppression, Says Federal Judge

5 months agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

U.S. District Judge Loretta Biggs slammed an ongoing North Carolinian voter purge during a dramatic Wednesday hearing, telling county attorneys that she was “horrified” by the “insane” process by which voters could be removed from the rolls without their knowledge. Show More Summary

The NC NAACP files lawsuit to prevent voter purges

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

The sinister side of those campaign mailers: In the weeks and months leading up to the November 8, 2016 general election, county BOEs throughout North Carolina have been removing large numbers of eligible, registered voters from theShow More Summary

US Dept. of Justice Files Brief Supporting NAACP Legal Argument in NC Voter Purge Case

You can find the 13-page document here. A snippet: Here, plaintiffs allege that election officials in three North Carolina counties have removed voters solely based on alleged changes of residence, premised on mail returned as undeliverable and submitted through voter … Continue reading ?

Last minute voter purge in North Carolina draws lawsuit

Rachel Maddow reports on the legal resistance to a right-wing group's effort to purge voters from the North Carolina rolls, and notes how extremely close...

Lawsuit Alleges Racially Targeted Voter Purge in North Carolina

Voting rights advocates in North Carolina filed an emergency petition in federal court on Monday alleging that at least three counties in the state have engaged in a systematic effort to purge voters, including a disproportionate number...Show More Summary

NC Sued by NAACP Over Alleged Voter Purge Targeting Black Voters

The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP is suing North Carolina over an alleged voter purge that it claims disproportionately affected African Americans, Talking Points Memo reports. Apparently, 4,500 voters had their voter registrations challenged by a few individuals. Show More Summary

The IRS Scandal, Day 1261: George Will And Donald Trump Are Wrong — Elections Are Not Rigged, And The IRS Is Not Rigging Them

Salon, George Will Says Donald Trump Is Simply Making the Wrong Argument About Rigged Election, Is Incredibly Wrong: George Will is a fan of voter purging. He's also an old white male. That explains it. As most of the conservative fold realizes that conspiracy theorist Donald Trump is Godzilla and...

Federal Court Issues Ohio to Allow Purged Voters to Cast Ballots Which Will Count

Back in September a 6th Circuit panel ruled 2-1 that Ohio’s voter purge procedures violated the NVRA. Meanwhile, following the panel decision, the federal district court (which had earlier found the purge procedures did not violate the NVRA) has now … Continue reading ?

Ohio Voter Purge Ruled Unconstitutional In Federal Court

An Ohio voter purge which removed the names of tens of thousands of Ohio voters from the voter rolls has been ruled unconstitutional by a federal court of appeals, just weeks before the November Presidential election. Ohio activists claimed that the voter purge process violated the National Voter Registration Act, a position validated by the... Show More Summary

“How many were removed from Ohio’s voter rolls? It’s a mess”

Extensive Cincinnati Enquirer report: While nearly every county was happy to discuss what local officials call the “voter purge” process, the records they provided were a morass of half-kept data and confusing spikes in removed voters. And the numbers they sent to the … Continue reading ?

The Latest: Elections chief questions ruling on voter purge

Ohio's elections chief says a federal appeals court ruling effectively forces the swing state to place voters who have died or moved on its registration lists. The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio and the public advocacy groupShow More Summary

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