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
A federal judge has enjoined Indiana from purging voters just because they are on Kris Kobachâ€™s Crosscheck list. The winning suit was brought by Common Cause. Their complaint extensively cited the work of the Palast Investigations Fund.
[Above: Excerpt from the preliminary injunction which bars Indiana from removing voters from the rolls based on Crosscheck alone. View full order here.]
This means Crosscheck is wounded, but the beast can still kill. Kill democracy. But we are proud to have provided the hard investigative facts that saved tens of thousands of voters of color in Indiana. Just 25 states to goâ€¦ and weâ€™re going after all of them, one at a time. Read more
Kris Kobach has brought a new weapon to his hunt for the chimerical Fraudulent Voter: A flag-covered military jeep with a mounted 50-caliber machine gun â€” a toy one. Itâ€™s a fitting symbol for Kobach, whose hunt for Trump’s claimed 3 million fraudulent voters has only shot blanks.
Kobach, once thought the obvious successor to Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, is now running Read more
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