Even the Courtâ€™s right-wing majority concedes that federal law strictly forbids removing voters because they skipped some elections. The National Voter Registration Act of 1993 states that a voter purge program â€œshall not result in the removal of the name of any person â€¦ by reason of the personâ€™s failure to vote.â€
The Supreme Court's blessing of Ohio's move to remove a half million voters from the rolls because they missed two elections should scare you. But dig this: At least 100,000 of those voters, mostly in Democratic areas, actually only missed one election. Being on the Crosscheck list and not returning a postcard was counted by GOP Secretary of State rules as a "missed" election. Read more
By Greg Palast.
Updated from the original article published onTheMudflats.net
Note from TheMudflats.net: In 2011 Karl Rove wrote a column calledÂ â€œWhy Obama Is Likely to Lose in 2012â€ – Rove was betting on North Carolina to be a swing state for the Republicans… Romney took the state but to Rove’s surprise he failed at stealing Ohio for the third time. Just Google “Karl Rove Meltdown,”Â and you’ll see a video fromÂ Fox News election night, he did not take it well.
After the knock-down of the Voting Rights Act by the US Supreme Court earlier this year North Carolina jumped at the chance to Read more