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UncountedMary Donating Member (30 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-02-08 03:15 PM
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Voters Being Purged on a Massive Scale. CBS Takes Notice.
Check your voter registration.

We knew they were going to be one step ahead - figuring out a way to suppress the vote this November in a way that was massive in scale. And this week we got confirmation from the Brennan Center for Justice on one way it's being done - voter purging.

This report provides one of the first systematic examinations of the chaotic and largely unseen world of voter purges. In a detailed study focusing on twelve states, we identified three <[em>Four? -Ed.] problematic practices with voter purges across the country:

Purges rely on error-ridden lists.
Voters are purged secretly and without notice.
Bad matching criteria leaves voters vulnerable to manipulated purges.
Insufficient oversight leaves voters vulnerable to manipulated purges.

Have you checked it yet?

You can download and read the entire report on The Brennan Center's website and please tell everyone to go to VotersUnite.org to find out how to check their registration in their state.

It's so bad that even CBS - yeah, THAT CBS - noticed:



What are you waiting for, a special invitation? Go! Now! Check!

More articles compiled by Daily Voting News:

The Secret World of Voter Purges
Report raises concerns of 'partisan manipulation' in voter purges
Election officials are confused about who can vote
Foreclosures Lead to Allegations of Planned Voter Suppression


Did you do it? Oh, ok, good. Now go tell/email everyone you know and tell them to Check It too!
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Kurovski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-02-08 03:17 PM
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1. K&R. (nt)
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pleah Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-02-08 03:34 PM
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2. K&R Grad one TV news network is covering this. n/t
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woodsprite Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-02-08 03:49 PM
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3. We're OK. Just checked since I saw DE was one of 19 top states listed for purging. n/t
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AndyTiedye Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-02-08 04:12 PM
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4. Already Checked, But
since we also know that many states are violating the Federal law about purging within 90 days of the election,
they can still kick us off, and now we would have no recourse except hiring lawyers and hoping the courts move fast enough.

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Joe Chi Minh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-02-08 07:01 PM
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5. K&R.
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Pooka Fey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-03-08 04:44 AM
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6. K&R dammit
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dana_b Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-03-08 01:44 PM
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7. I'm registered! woo hoo!
thanks
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Kurovski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-05-08 04:41 PM
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8. Kick. (nt)
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