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NC Group Pushes Voter Roll Review Following Florida Federal Court Ruling

(Raleigh, NC)–Voter Integrity Project of North Carolina requested today that the NC Board of Elections immediately review its voter rolls after a federal judge ruled against the Obama Administration to allow Florida officials access to a Homeland Security database tracking non-US citizens living in their state. “We learned in a Wake County hearing that the …

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Minnesota’s Election Day voter registration challenged in court

While a constitutional amendment to require voters to show photo identification at the polls has dominated headlines these days, a separate court case challenging Minnesota’s same-day voter registration rules was heard in federal court Friday. In their lawsuit, the Minnesota Voters Alliance, the Minnesota Freedom Council and others argue that the state should determine whether …

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Dogs, dead people get election docs from nonprofit

The voter registration form arrived in the mail last month with some key information already filled in: Rosie Charlston’s name was complete, as was her Seattle address. Problem is, Rosie was a black lab who died in 1998. A group called the Voter Participation Center has touted the distribution of some 5 million registration forms …

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Feds OK Florida’s access to citizens list, Scott declares ‘victory’ for voters

Florida GOP Gov. Rick Scott on Saturday lauded the Obama administration’s new announcement that gives the state access to a federal database, but he also called the standoff-ending decision a “significant victory” for Florida. The database, known as SAVE, is a list of resident non-citizens maintained by the agency and would help the state to …

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Elaine Marshall (Sec of State) is Working to Stop Voter Photo ID

Below is a message that appears on Elaine Marshall’s campaign website asking visitors to sign a petition against voter photo ID.  She is reciting the mantra of the left, saying that the law is a solution to a problem that doesn’t exist…. Ms. Marshall sounds like she knows something that no one else knows when she writes, “Right …

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37 removed from Bald Head voter rolls after being challenged

The Brunswick County Board of Elections on Monday removed 37 people from Bald Head Island’s voter rolls.  The formal challenge hearing of 39 registered voters on Bald Head Island came after former Bald Head Island Mayor Larry Lammert challenged the voter registrations after losing last year’s election. Lammert found that several registered voters on the …

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A Lesson from North Carolina on Challengers

The first hit piece on VIP-NC: Those Who Learn From History Are Not Doomed To Repeat It In the summer of 1872, a group of white citizens in Wake County, North Carolina, challenged150 recently freed African-American voters, alleging they were improperly registered and should be removed from the voter rolls. It was one of the first …

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NC Voter Photo ID ‘Compromise’ Is a Sham

Republican leaders are determined to pass a voter ID bill this session and they say their resolve is fueled by promises they made to voters during the 2010 election. Unfortunately, these leaders believe that a bad bill is better than no bill and will offer a compromise to HB 351 (Restore Confidence in Government), the voter photo …

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