“North Carolina elections officials will give U.S. attorney vastly fewer records than he sought in voter probe”

WaPo: Six months after a grand jury demanded millions of North Carolina voting records, state officials have announced they will release fewer than 800 voter files — a potentially significant setback for a Trump-appointed U.S. attorney who has targeted noncitizen … Continue reading

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“Texas secretary of state apologizes for how he rolled out voter citizenship review. But he still supports the effort.”

Texas Tribune: Facing an uncertain path to confirmation after ordering a deeply flawed voter citizenship review that seemingly focused on naturalized citizens, Texas Secretary of State David Whitley is now apologizing to state lawmakers for the way his office bungled its roll … Continue reading

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Must-Watch: Sherrilyn Ifill Lays Into Von Spakovsky and Christian Adams on Voter Fraud and the Fraudulent Fraud Squad

Watch this: WATCH: @Sifill_LDF calls out misleading testimony and how "shading the reality of what it takes for lawyers and communities to challenge discriminatory voting practices…is the reason that we need #HR1." #ForThePeople #WomenLead pic.twitter.com/Vr4vLAsNjX— Legal Defense Fund (@NAACP_LDF) January … Continue reading

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“Court decision in N.J. voter intimidation case could bring ‘new wave of voter suppression’ in 2020 election, expert says”

Jonathan Salant for NJ.com: A federal appeals court has refused to bring back restrictions on Republican National Committee voter activities set in motion 36 years ago by a New Jersey gubernatorial race, a decision that an election law expert warned could usher in “a new wave … Continue reading

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Today’s Must Read: Kira Lerner at TPM: The Powerful Role Confusion Plays In American Elections

TPM: The United States’ byzantine election system is governed by overlapping rules on the county, state, and federal levels. Elections in different states and even different cities are held on different days, with polling places in varying locations and voting hours that change from one … Continue reading

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