The Kentucky Democratic Party sued the State Board of Elections Thursday, claiming it unlawfully placed 175,000 registered voters on an “inactive” list that might infringe on their right to vote.The lawsuit filed in Franklin Circuit Court followed unsuccessful
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Opinion in Bellitto v. American Civil Rights Union
The National Voter Registration Act requires state election officials to make a reasonable effort to remove certain ineligible registrants from the voter rolls. The American Civil Rights Union (“ACRU”) claims that… Continue reading
that they’re going to share the list of people registering
through the DMV
, ostensibly to combat illegal immigration (the only
relevant list ICE would have, I believe, pertains to individuals overstaying visas).
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on the 26th anniversary of the NVRA.
You can listen to the oral argument here
With the caveat that one never knows how to read oral argument, and judges can change their minds before issuing an opinion, here are some thoughts:
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Los Angeles County has agreed to conduct a purge of its voting rolls, in a move that could strip perhaps 1.5 million inactive voters from the lists of those eligible to cast ballots.
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Release via email:
Today, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and its partners filed a major lawsuit against Secretary of State Brian Kemp over the state of Georgia’s discriminatory and unlawful “exact match” voter suppression scheme. The suit… Continue reading
Press release via email:
The League of Women Voters of Arizona joined voting rights organizations in a lawsuit filed against Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan Monday, nine months after notifying her office of significant federal voting rights violations.
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on Husted at the Regulatory Review.
A federal judge invalidated part of North Carolina elections law that allows one voter to challenge another’s residency, a provision that activist groups used to scrub thousands of names from rolls ahead of the 2016 elections.
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Patt Morrison talks to Dan Tokaji
about the Husted voter purge case.