Don Palmer, Now on the EAC, Assisted Christian Adams and PILF with “Alien Invasion” Report, Currently the Subject of Defamation/Voter Intimidation Suit

Tierney Sneed from TPM: Before he was named by President Trump to the U.S. Elections Assistance Commission, Donald Palmer, a former GOP-appointed secretary of the Virginia State Board of Elections, assisted in the creation of sensational voter fraud reports that prompted … Continue reading

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Must Read from Tierney Sneed: Ginni Thomas, Wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, Discussed Anti-“Voter Fraud” Campaign in Virginia Which Could Have Intimidated Minority Voters

Scoop from Tierney Sneed at Talking Points Memo (you’ve got to read the whole thing): Ginni Thomas, the conservative activist and wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, wanted to “target” the “most questionable” precincts in Virginia with an anti-voter … Continue reading

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“Texas Is Talking Tough About Election Fraud, But Here’s What It Really Looks Like”

Huffpost: Paxton has emphasized prosecuting election fraud in a political climate in which President Donald Trump has made unsubstantiated claims about noncitizens voting, and as the Hispanic electorate is growing. Despite Paxton’s intense focus on this issue, his office does not … 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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“Texas quietly informs counties that some of the 95,000 voters flagged for citizenship review don’t belong on the list”

Texas Tribune: After flagging tens of thousands of registered voters for citizenship reviews, the Texas secretary of state’s office is now telling counties that some of those voters don’t belong on the lists it sent out.Officials in five large counties … 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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Lawyers’ Committee Slams Texas AG for Unsupported Voter Fraud Claims

Via email: Kristen Clarke, president and executive director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, issued the following statement in response to an announcement made by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton regarding alleged non-U.S. citizens on the state’s registration rolls: “Advancing exaggerated claims … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner, One of the Rare Democrats on Trump’s Voter “Fraud” Commission, May Soon Be Out of Office

Politico: Secretary of State Bill Gardner has had a decades-long run as the legendary, hard-nosed guardian of New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary. But he may not make it through the Trump era. Gardner, a fixture in presidential politics after more than … Continue reading

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