I am thrilled that the NAACP and the League of Women Voters are using our Crosscheck investigation evidence to stop Jim Crow in Indiana. Only 27 states left to go. Next target: Virginia, where a so-called Democrat, Terry McAuliffe needs to dump Trump’s Crosscheck purges.
The lawsuit, which was filed on Wednesday, August 23, challenges Indiana Senate Bill 442 which changed the way the state implemented Crosscheck. Previously, when an Indiana voter was flagged by Crosscheck, the state sent an address confirmation mailer by way of notification. (Though better than nothing, these notifications look like junk mail and are easy to ignore.) However, SB442, which went into effect on July 1, allows the state to immediately remove voters from the roll, removing the notification step.
Read the full complaint — which states “Crosscheck is unreliable and discriminatory in practice” — here:
Kris Kobach’s racially-biased-by-design Crosscheck voter purging op is mentioned by name 35 times in the complaint. Below are some highlights:
“Crosscheck is unreliable and discriminatory in practice.”
“The Crosscheck Participation Guide, itself, concedes that ‘a significant number of apparent double votes are false positives and not double votes.'”
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