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In a major report in July, we found that voter purges increased significantly in the 2016 election cycle. Now, new numbers from three states offer cause for alarm about 2018, too.
Lawmakers likely to attack governor’s effort to restore franchise to parolees
More than 80 percent of the state’s voters use electronic machines that do not leave an auditable paper trail
A federal judge declined to make Georgia abandon its insecure paperless voting machines for this election. But the ruling laid the groundwork for forcing Georgia and other states to ditch the machines in the future.
Here Are 3 Solutions to the Problem
The supposedly progressive state is disenfranchising its citizens
The maps have been struck down, but a court said there isn’t time before the election to draw new ones. Voters will be the losers.
Meanwhile, no one is sure what North Carolina’s map for House districts will look like for the November election
Far more funding is needed to improve election security in the states
Courts and the public must stand up to lawmakers’ attempts to entrench GOP power