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“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

Voter purge is illegal in battleground Ohio, says federal appeals court

A federal appeals court ruled Friday that Ohio is illegally removing voters from its registration list, an important decision that could make tens of thousands of Ohioans able to vote in the critical battleground state on Nov. 8. Continue reading ? The post Voter purge is illegal in battleground Ohio, says federal appeals court appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Voter purge’ process in Ohio raises concerns

3 days agoNews : USAToday: News

Ohio has a controversial practice of removing voters from the rolls who have not cast ballots in years. But just how many are deleted remain...        

“Ohio Purging Voters”

Yup. The State of Ohio says it’s a fair system. A judge recently ruled in favor of voter purging. The ACLU has filed an appeal. While Brickner agrees that states need a clean list, he doesn’t think people who haven’t … Continue reading ?

Ohio Voter Purge Case to 6th Circuit

Cincinnati Enquirer: The three 6th Circuit judges quizzed both sides about the case Wednesday, but they could take weeks to make a decision. Judges Eugene Siler Jr. and Julia Smith Gibbons were appointed by presidents George H.W. Bush and George … Continue reading ?

Hispanics Were More Likely To Be Scratched In Brooklyn Voter Purge

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

In two incidents last summer, more than 122,000 Democrats in the borough of Brooklyn had their names scratched from New York City's list of registered voters. Following a public outcry after the purge was uncovered in April ahead ofShow More Summary

Report: Brooklyn Voter Purge Disproportionately Affected Latinos

The more than 120,000 voters improperly purged from Brooklyn's voter roles seem to have been disproportionately Hispanic, and from neighborhoods with large Hispanic populations. WNYC, which first reported the illegal purges ahead ofShow More Summary

“Victory in Virginia as Federal Judge Dismisses Voter Purge Case”

Release: Following a hearing Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Judge Leonie M. Brinkema dismissed a lawsuit filed by self-styled “election integrity” group Virginia Voter’s Alliance. The suit sought to force Alexandria’s registrar to … Continue reading ?

America Still Sucks At Voting, 16 Years After Bush v. Gore

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The 2016 primary has seen its share of voting day outrages, from onerous voter ID laws to questionable voter purges. In Arizona, residents waited in line all day to vote; in one county, voting locations were cut from 200 to 60 spots....Show More Summary

Ohio's Questionable Voter Purge

The Buckeye State is kicking residents who haven’t cast a ballot since 2008 off its rolls—a “use-it-or-lose-it” approach critics say disparately affects minorities.

Ohio voter purge could mean thousands of occasional voters won't be able to cast ballots in November

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Last month, four organizations filed a lawsuit against Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted over purges of the voter rolls. Those purges, imposed on voters who fail to cast ballots in three consecutive federal elections, affect people of color and Democrats disproportionately, lawyers for the groups say. Show More Summary

Most Ohio Voters Purged From The Rolls Live In Black, Democratic Neighborhoods

Far more Democrats than Republicans are being purged in the state's most populous counties. The post Most Ohio Voters Purged From The Rolls Live In Black, Democratic Neighborhoods appeared first on ThinkProgress.

“Civic Groups Ask Courts to Stop Unlawful Voter Purging Practice”

Demos: Yesterday, a voting rights coalition asked the federal court to stop Ohio’s practice of removing properly registered voters from its voter registration list simply because they have not voted in recent elections.  The plaintiffs, who initiated the lawsuit in … Continue reading ?

Second Board Of Elections Official Suspended Over Voter Purges

The city Board of Elections has suspended a second administrator at its Brooklyn office in connection with the widespread voter registration irregularities that surfaced on Primary Day last month. Brooklyn deputy clerk Betty Ann Canizio,...Show More Summary

After voter purge, de Blasio offers Board of Elections $20 million to shape up

After reports of widespread voting problems last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio will allot $20 million to the Board of Elections for improvements—if the agency, which does not report to him, agrees... To view the full story, click the title link.

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