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At Least 1,400 Noncitizens Registered to Vote in Detroit Area, Says Report

At least 1,400 noncitizens, who registered to vote in the Detroit metropolitan area, were removed from the voter rolls since 2011, according to a new report that also reveals concerns over voter duplications and registrants with implausible dates of birth, some dating back to the 1800s.

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Kobach: A Victory for Clean Elections and a Defeat for Judicial Activism

On Monday, the Supreme Court handed down one of the most important judicial decisions of the year. The Court decided Husted v. A Philip Randolph Institute, et al., holding that Ohio did not violate the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) when it used voters’ failure to vote for two years as a trigger to contact them to see if they has moved out of the state.

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Supreme Court Upholds Ohio’s Ability to Remove Ineligible Voters

The Supreme Court upheld states’ ability and obligations under federal law to remove the names of illegal voters from voter rolls prior to Election Day in case out of Ohio, though election experts caution that the justices’ 5-4 vote highlights the stakes for Republicans’ retaining control of the Senate this November.

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Texas County Clerk Raises Alarm on Voter Fraud Cases Ahead of Midterms

Nueces County Clerk Kara Sands gave a presentation on voter fraud to the local commissioners court late last week. In addition to citing facts and figures, she introduced a collection of former candidates; some elected, others not, but all addressed brushes with voter fraud.

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Pennsylvania Probes ‘Hundreds’ of Noncitizen Voters Found – Full Scale Unclear

The Pennsylvania House State Government Committee convened a hearing Wednesday after a series of revelations indicating “hundreds” of alien residents were found registered to vote and casting ballots there. The chief election officer for the State abruptly and silently resigned after the latest study into the matter.

Carlos Zamora shows a voter registration card from a pile placed on the counter of the Tierra Caliente taco truck on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, in Houston. Zamora is with Mi Familia Vota, a Latino activist group that seeks to register more voters in the Latino community. Mi Familia Vota …

12 Texas Counties Hold More Registered Voters than Adults, Says Study

An election integrity law firm put 12 Texas counties on notice “for holding more registered voters than adult residents” during the 2016 Election. If the jurisdictions do not respond to requests for more information and demonstrate that corrective measures in place, they could risk federal lawsuits from the organization.

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Judicial Watch Warns California: 11 Counties Have More Voters than Voting-Age Citizens

Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog organization, has sent a letter to California Secretary of State Alex Padilla on behalf of the Election Integrity Project, noting that there are 11 counties in the state with more registered voters, and alleging that the state may be out of compliance with Section 8 of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA).

An investigator enters the ACORN office in Las Vegas, Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008. A Nevada secretary of state's office spokesman said Tuesday that investigators are looking for evidence of voter fraud at the office.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ACORN: Obama Campaign Voter Registrations Removed Prior to Ohio Primary

Election integrity and voters’ rights organization True the Vote announced that it successfully worked with officials in Ohio to remove duplicate voter registrations prior to the Ohio primary. These registrations were originally submitted by left-leaning and Democrat organizations, one of them being ACORN.

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California Assembly Approves New ‘Motor Voter’ Bills

On Tuesday, California’s Democrat-majority Assembly approved two major pieces of legislation, together known as “motor voter” bills, that could automatically turn prospective drivers into voters by registering visitors to the Department of Motor Vehicles who are either obtaining or renewing their drivers’ licenses.