On Nov. 25, the New York Times ran an article by Michael Wines citing the ACRU that examines the nationwide battle over cleaning up voter rolls.
ACRU Chairman and CEO Susan Carleson sent a letter to Rep. Gregg Harper, chairman of the Committee on House Administration, thanking him for holding a hearing that highlighted the crucial issue of keeping voter lists accurate.
ALEXANDRIA, VA (October 26, 2016) — An attempt by the George Soros-backed SEIU to dismiss the ACRU’s complaint against Florida’s second largest county for its corrupt voter rolls failed when a U.S. District judge denied the motion and ordered Broward officials to respond to the complaint.The ACRU sued the county in June based on evidence that the county has more people registered to vote than the number of citizen age-eligible residents, a violation of the National Voter Registration Act (“Motor Voter” Law), which requires accurate voter rolls.Read order. (PDF 92 KB)
SANDERSON, TEXAS (March 30, 2015) U.S. District Judge Alia Moses rejected a motion by Zavala County officials to reject standing for the ACRU and to dismiss the case. The ACRU sued the county under the National Voter Registration Act for having more registered voters than age-eligible citizens.Read the order. (PDF 229 KB)
SANDERSON, TEXAS (Feb. 3, 2015) U.S. District Judge Alia Moses rejected a motion to deny ACRU standing in its lawsuit against the county for having more registered voters than age-eligible citizens.Read report. (PDF 200)
JACKSON, MS. (January 25, 2017) — Election officials in Mississippi’s Noxubee County, long known for corrupt election practices, signed a court-approved consent decree on Jan. 24 with the American Civil Rights Union (ACRU), agreeing to clean up and maintain the county’s voter rolls. The ACRU had filed a lawsuit in November 2015 with evidence that the county had more registered voters than legally eligible residents and had not maintained its voter rolls as required by the National Voter Registration Act (Motor Voter Law). During at least three recent elections (2010, 2012 and 2014) the county had well over 100 percent registration rates. “This is the fourth Mississippi [...]
Sunshine State's Second Largest County Has More than 100 Percent of Residents Registered to Vote. ALEXANDRIA, VA (June 28, 2016) --- The American Civil Rights Union (ACRU) has filed a lawsuit contending that officials in Broward County, Florida, have violated federal election law by failing to maintain accurate voter registration. "When a county has more people registered to vote than there are eligible residents, it's an open door for vote fraud," said ACRU Chairman/CEO Susan A. Carleson. "Corrupted voter rolls are the first step to vote fraud. Broward's Supervisor of Elections, Dr. Brenda Snipes, is not using all of the tools available to keep Florida elections clean." [...]
ALEXANDRIA, VA (April 4, 2016) The American Civil Rights Union has sued the city of Philadelphia, alleging that it is violating the National Voter Registration Act. Read the complaint. (PDF 5.2MB)
ALEXANDRIA, VA (March 7, 2016) — The American Civil Rights Union (ACRU) is suing Starr County over inflated voter rolls. In a complaint filed on March 4 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern Division of Texas, McAllen Division, in Rio Grande City, the ACRU alleges that more than 107 percent of the county’s age-eligible residents are registered to vote. Read complaint. (PDF 4.6 MB)
SANDERSON, TEXAS (January 18, 2016) — The United States District Court in Del Rio, Texas, has entered a settlement requiring a Texas county to maintain clean voter rolls. Zavala County had more registered voters than age-eligible residents. The ACRU had sued the county under the National Voter Registration Act's Section 8. Read settlement. (PDF 397 KB)