Alabama was home to a possible case of election theft in 2002 when votes for Democratic incumbent Don Siegelman mysteriously disappeared overnight in Baldwin County, allowing Republican Bob Riley to become governor.
An attorney general's opinion has stated that roughly 70 felony offenses in Alabama are considered crimes of moral turpitude that require removal of voting rights. The Riley administration developed its own list of some 400 such crimes and appears to be using that list to purge likely Democratic voters
I live in Birmingham, Alabama, and work in higher education. I became interested in justice-related issues after experiencing gross judicial corruption in Alabama state courts. This corruption has a strong political component. The corrupt judges are (more...