Skip to comments.Voter purge frenzy after federal protections lifted, new report says
Posted on 07/28/2018 1:15:11 PM PDT by MNDude
Nine states with a history of racial discrimination are more aggressively removing registered voters from their rolls than other states, according to a report released Friday.
After reviewing voter purges nationally from 2012 to 2016, the nonpartisan Brennan Center for Justice found that the mostly Southern jurisdictions that had once been required to get changes to voting policies pre-approved by the Justice Department had higher rates of purging than jurisdictions that were not previously subject to pre-clearance.
"Two million fewer voters would have been purged over those four years if jurisdictions previously subject to federal pre-clearance had purged at the same rate" as other jurisdictions, the Brennan Center estimated.
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Yeah, in the 1950's and early 60's!
are more aggressively removing registered voters from their rolls than other states, according to a report released Friday.
Yeah, and it's colorblind. I'm as white as snow and I got removed when a letter went to an address I moved away from.
The Brennan Center for Justice at New York University Law School is a liberal-leaning and nonpartisan law and public policy institute. The organization is named after Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan.
Brennan Center for Justice
Patricia Bauman and Robert A. Atkins
New York, New York; Washington, D.C.
The Brennan Center advocates for a number of progressive public policy positions, including raising the minimum wage, opposing voter ID laws, and calling for public funding of elections. The organization opposed the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Citizens United v. FEC, which held that the First Amendment prohibits the government from restricting independent political expenditures by nonprofits.
The Center’s stated mission is to “work to hold our political institutions and laws accountable to the twin American ideals of democracy and equal justice for all.” The organization’s president is Michael Waldman, former director of speechwriting for President Bill Clinton.
Always wondered where outfits like this get 11 million bucks.
They are just catching up.
Of course, it couldn’t be that those other states don’t care about disenfranchising their legal voters.
Not coincidentally, while they were Democrat-majority states
Liberal leaning *and* nonpartisan? Taking about walking a tightrope!
New York, California and Illinois voter rolls are in desperate need og scrubbing.
Rephrased: those states under democrat control are doing the least to ensure the integrity of elections by making sure only those eligible to vote are able to do so.
I should’ve waited and read this as a bedtime story.
Two million fraudulent voters would have been eligible to vote.
Soros-Hillary Criminal foundation & GOPe...
Brater said that under the Trump administration, "the Department of Justice has abdicated its responsibility to protect against bad voter purges."
Is there any proof 'bad voter purges' are happening?
Yes, I (white) got removed once for exactly the same reason. Did I freak out? No, I went and remedied it.
All voters have to be is (live) citizens living at an address, and give proof of it when they sign up. Not much to ask.
This is just the Left whining because their dead voter base may be removed from the rolls in time for the November elections. It’s just not fair. One skeleton, one vote!
I think they should be fully purged after every presidential election, the day after inauguration.
Let everyone register again, clean up the dead votes. Plus if you don’t care enough to register, you shouldn’t vote.
Oh, man, what a buzz kill!
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