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."
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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.”
The city of Cranston, Rhode Island is divided into six electoral wards, and a vote cast in Cranston's first five wards counts only about three quarters as much as a vote cast in the sixth ward, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday by attorneys from Demos, the Prison Policy Initiative and the American Civil Liberties Union.