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Voter Purges

Texas Settles Voter Purge Lawsuit

Reuters | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

By Corrie MacLaggan AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Texas officials on Wednesday reminded voter registrars that they are expected to ...

Rick Scott Uses Controversial Voter Purge For Fundraising Ploy

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) has launched a new fundraising plea seeking to draw donations from supporters of his controversial move to purge suspected...

Coordinated Effort to Disenfranchise Latinos Now Underway

Judith Browne Dianis | Posted 11.28.2012 | Latino Voices
Judith Browne Dianis

Like citizenship ceremonies, John F. Kennedy's words on immigrants to the U.S. were once a source of inspiration across the nation and among both political parties. "Every ethnic minority, in seeking its own freedom, helped strengthen the fabric of liberty in American life.

Rick Scott's Insistence Outrages Voter Protection Groups

Reuters | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

By Michael Peltier TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Sept 27 (Reuters) - Voter protection groups said on Thursday Florida election officials had rene...

Tea Party Groups Behind Divisive Voter Purge Effort

Los Angeles Times | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

CINCINNATI -- Lori Monroe, a 40-year-old Democrat who lives in central Ohio, was startled a few weeks ago to open a letter that said a stranger was ch...

Rick Scott Roars Back With Contentious Push

Miami Herald | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

Florida's noncitizen voter-purge program roared back to life Wednesday, when Gov. Rick Scott's elections department produced a new list of 198 potenti...

Controversial Republican Effort Fails To Show Results

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics

DENVER — Republican election officials who promised to root out voter fraud so far are finding little evidence of a widespread problem. State o...

Voter Supression: The "Schurick Doctrine" and the Unravelling of American Democracy

Ruth Rosen | Posted 11.05.2012 | San Francisco
Ruth Rosen

I believe the sudden need for unexpired passports, the demand for government-issued photo identification, is simply a flagrant way of suppressing the votes of those who are more likely to vote Obama.

Rick Scott Effort Set To Spread To Other States

Posted 09.16.2012 | Politics

By MIKE BAKER, The ASSOCIATED PRESS OLYMPIA, Wash. -- The federal government is expanding access to an immigration database so that several states ...

Latino Voters Under Attack in Florida

El Chanclaso | Posted 08.03.2012 | Latino Voices
El Chanclaso

Governor Rick Scott of Florida deserves more than a flying chancla, but he's on the receiving end of this week's chanclaso with the possibility of many more to come, especially during election season.

GOP Attacks on American Voters Turn Desperate, Ugly and Dangerous

Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman

If those supporting the democratic process are not exceedingly vigilant, the GOP could use these tactics--assault on voter registration, electronic voting--to once again take the White House.