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Politicized DOJ Issues License to Purge Voters to North Carolina

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Our state recently received a "License to Purge" votes.  Did yours?
North Carolina election officials turned down the invite to purge, but will your election officials?  See the memo from the DOJ, see our state's reply.  Bringing the efforts of the DOJ to light has resulted in our state lawmakers setting up a hearing to get to the bottom of this.
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More votes are lost by deliberate voter supression than any other method.  Do you have people in your state in place to repulse attempts to politicize your elections?  Will your state election officials accept the DOJ invite to block the vote.  Do you have anyone working with Project Vote and the Brennan Center for Justice?  
The DOJ's Zealous Attempt to Purge North Carolina's Voter Registration Rolls
 Sat, 06/16/2007 -

The Department of Justice and Les Merritt, State Auditor - want to purge North Carolina's voter rolls - by 10 Percent. The State Board of Elections disagrees. The Charlotte Observer broke the story first, then the News and Observer , then Facing South (very comprehensive) and then all over the internet:

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The story begins in earnest on April 18, 2007 with this memo from the Department of Justice to the North Carolina State elections officials.

This DOJ memo serves in effect as "license to purge voters" if an election official were so inclined. This memo reads just like a form letter, citing no specific registration numbers and fails to provide the "official" report that it alludes to.

But the DOJ is wrong.

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Efforts of the Department of "Justice" and our partisan State Auditor - to politicize North Carolina's elections are out in the open now, and the public is angry:
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Charlotte Observer - Charlotte,NC,USA
Auditor Merritt has 'sensitive information' to explain

What's going on with the U.S. Department of Justice and North Carolina's Office of the State Auditor? Have they in fact identified "sensitive information" and troubling irregularities in North Carolina's voter registration system that could contribute to election fraud?

Or have they, as the State Board of Elections has advised both the Justice Department and State Auditor Les Merritt, fundamentally misunderstood the data and state and federal laws?

..."This is a particular concern at this time when the national press is reporting serious issues about the politicization by the United States Department of Justice of the voter registration process," Mr. Bartlett wrote the auditor. "We do not want that kind of problem in our State."
Don't let the Department of Justice block the vote in your state.  Find out if your Secretary of State or other election officials have received a "License to Purge Voters" and get in touch with Project Vote and the Brennan Center for Justice.


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