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Supreme Court Gives Green Light To Ohio's Voter Purges

Supreme Court Gives Green Light To Ohio's Voter PurgesThe U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that Ohio could continue to use an aggressive



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ACLU Says Kris Kobach Is Still Giving Out Incorrect Information About Voter Registration

ACLU Says Kris Kobach Is Still Giving Out Incorrect Information About Voter RegistrationThe American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday requested that Kansas Secretary



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UK Watchdog Orders Cambridge Analytica To Surrender All Info On US Voter

UK Watchdog Orders Cambridge Analytica To Surrender All Info On US VoterIn a potentially ground-breaking move, a British data watchdog has ordered



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Federal Appeals Court Gives Thumbs-Up To Revised Texas Voter ID Law

Federal Appeals Court Gives Thumbs-Up To Revised Texas Voter ID LawA federal appeals court on Friday reversed a lower court's decision to block



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White House Stands By Trump's Voter Fraud Claim, But Offers No Evidence

White House Stands By Trump's Voter Fraud Claim, But Offers No EvidenceThe White House on Monday stood by its claim that millions of votes were cast



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Top ACLU Voting Rights Lawyer Rips Into Trump Expert's Evidence Of Kansas Voter Fraud

Top ACLU Voting Rights Lawyer Rips Into Trump Expert's Evidence Of Kansas Voter FraudThe ACLU’s top voting rights lawyer faced down one of President Donald Trump’s voter fraud commissioners in court on Friday, getting him to concede that he had shaky evidence of significant voter fraud in Kansas. The exchange came on the fourth day of a trial over a Kansas law that requires residents to prove they are U.S. citizens when they register to vote. Several residents who were not allowed to vote in the 2016 election are being represented by the American Civil Liberties Union in the suit against Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R). Dale Ho, director of the ACLU’s voting rights project, questioned Hans von Spakovsky, a former Justice Department official and member of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, who is one of the most prominent people arguing that noncitizen voter registration is a substantial issue.



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Kris Kobach Begins To Show Why He Thinks There's Widespread Voter Fraud In Kansas

Kris Kobach Begins To Show Why He Thinks There's Widespread Voter Fraud In KansasKANSAS CITY, Kan. ― Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) on Thursday offered his first evidence of noncitizens trying to register to vote in a trial challenging a Kansas requirement that people prove their U.S. citizenship to get on the voter rolls. The evidence was a spreadsheet of 38 instances of alleged illegal voter activity in Sedgwick County that Kobach’s office had compiled over 18 years, from 1999 to 2017. As of 2016, there were more than 293,000 registered voters in Sedgwick County and over 1.8 million in Kansas.



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Activists Launch Voter Registration Drive At 'Black Panther' Screenings

Activists Launch Voter Registration Drive At 'Black Panther' ScreeningsThe Movement for Black Lives has channeled the energy and excitement surrounding the opening weekend of Marvel’s “Black Panther” into a voting registration campaign. The movement’s Electoral Justice Project is organizing the #WakandaTheVote initiative that encourages moviegoers to register to vote at “Black Panther” screenings across the country. “The Movement for Black Lives is an ecosystem of black leaders and organizations fighting every single day for the healthy and happy lives of Black folks,” activists Jessica Byrd and Kayla Reed told Blavity in an interview.



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DHS cybersecurity head: 'No doubt' Russians penetrated voter registration systems

DHS cybersecurity head: 'No doubt' Russians penetrated voter registration systemsIn an exclusive interview with NBC News' Cynthia McFadden, Jeanette Manfra, the head of cybersecurity at the Department of Homeland Security, says that 21 states were targeted during the 2016 election.



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Supreme Court appears sympathetic to Ohio voter purge effort

Supreme Court appears sympathetic to Ohio voter purge effortWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appeared sympathetic Wednesday to states that seek to prune their voting rolls by targeting people who haven't voted in a while.



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