"Ballot Security" Operations

October 20, 2010

Threatened "ballot security" operations 2010 

This election cycle, there has been a significant increase in mobilization around so-called “ballot security” efforts—where political operatives and private citizens take it upon themselves to police the voter rolls and voting booths.  In states across the country—and especially where there are hotly contested races or immigration debates—there is increased rhetoric stoking fears of voter fraud and organized campaigns supposedly designed to target such fraud.

The following are news articles and other sources describing these efforts:

National

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Arizona

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California

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Delaware

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Florida

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Georgia

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Illinois

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Indiana

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Kansas

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Maryland

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Michigan

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Minnesota

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Missouri

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Nevada

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New Mexico

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New Hampshire

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North Carolina

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Ohio

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Pennsylvania

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Texas

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West Virginia

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Wisconsin