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Among those denied the right to vote were individuals improperly included on the list of felons who cannot vote, and former felons whose names had not been removed from the list even though they had their voting rights restored.
The North Carolina Board of Elections says it's still investigating claims of potential double-voting. But lawmakers are already seizing on the preliminary findings to claim “evidence of widespread voter error and fraud."
Asked why his party pushed another bill to make it harder to vote in Wisconsin, State Sen. Dale Schultz (R) responded, "I am not willing to defend them anymore. I’m just not and I’m embarrassed by this.”
A new poll by a pro-voter suppression group asked 1,000 American adults about the issue of voter fraud in the United States. And despite their arguably slanted question, just 36 percent of those sold agreed with the group's premise that it is a "major problem."