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Lawsuit filed against Indiana's new voter purge law

The Indiana NAACP and the League of Women Voters have filed a lawsuit to stop purging people from voter rolls. The lawsuit filed in federal court Wednesday against Secretary of … Click to Continue »

“The Voter Purge Crusade That Preceded Trump’s Sketchy Elections Commission”

Tierney Sneed for TPM: Vice President Mike Pence, leader of President Trump’s shady “Elections Integrity” commission kicked off its first meeting last month with a promise that it would have “no preconceived notions or preordained results.” But like many of its other members, commissioner … Continue reading ?

Justice Dept. abets bigotry, reversing Obama administration's opposition to Ohio voter purge process

The Department of Justice has switched sides in an Ohio case contesting the purging of voter rolls of the names of registered citizens who have not recently cast a ballot. The case is another in a years-long run of cases involving Ohio...Show More Summary

Trump administration switches sides, backs Ohio over voter purges

last monthNews : The Raw Story

The Trump administration has reversed an Obama administration stance and will support Ohio in its bid at the U.S. Supreme Court to revive a state policy of purging people from voter-registration lists if they do not regularly cast ballots. The Justice Department filed legal papers with the high...

DAVID STEINBERG: The Voter Purges Aren’t Coming, Just Another Silly Democratic Narrative….

DAVID STEINBERG: The Voter Purges Aren’t Coming, Just Another Silly Democratic Narrative.

ACLU: Irregular Georgia Voter Purges Akin to ‘Jim Crow Voter Suppression’

“Sending out confusing and intimidating Purge Notices in an irresponsible and unlawful manner has the effect, if not the purpose, of making it harder for Georgia voters... to exercise their fundamental right to vote," said Sean Young, legal director of ACLU of Georgia. The post ACLU: Irregular Georgia Voter Purges Akin to ‘Jim Crow Voter Suppression’ appeared first on Rewire.

The Republican war on voting has a sneaky side: Far-right groups pushing for local voter purges

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Republican voter suppression warriors aren’t waiting for Kris Kobach and Donald Trump’s commission to start kicking qualified voters off the rolls. They’ve been out there trying to purge voting lists for years; Mother Jones does a fascinating...Show More Summary

Pema Levy with Today’s Must Read: Adams, Popper, and Coates on Their Voter Purge Crusade

Mother Jones: At the time Noxubee County got its letter, the ACRU’s legal work was led by J. Christian Adams, a former staff attorney in the Voting Section of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. Adams joined the department in 2005, when … Continue reading ?

DoJ Pushes States On Voter Roll Purge

Rachel Maddow reports on a letter from the Department of Justice to states about a review of voter registration maintenance procedures, which many are seeing as a precursor to a nationwide voter purge.

Coverage of Ohio Voter Purge Cert Grant

Greg Stohr Bob Barnes Ari Berman Doug Chapin … Continue reading ?

Supreme Court to hear case on Ohio voter purges

4 months agoNews : USAToday: News

The justices recently struck down election district maps in North Carolina and Virginia        

“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 ?

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