ACRU Files Complaint Against Broward County (FL)

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." [...]

Non-Citizen Voting Case Pits Justice Department Against States that Require Proof-Of-Citizenship

The free-for-all boxing match among the EAC, the League of Women Voters, the NAACP, Kansas, and the DOJ resumed on Wednesday, March 9.

ACRU Files Complaint Against Starr County (TX)

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)

ACRU v. Zavala County (TX) — Settlement

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)

ACRU v. Clarke County (MS) — Consent Decree

ALEXANDRIA, VA (Nov. 30, 2015) - The American Civil Rights Union (ACRU) has settled a federal lawsuit against the Clarke County, Mississippi Election Commission, marking the third time a Mississippi county has agreed by consent decree to clean up its voter rolls. In July, ACRU, represented by the Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF), sued the county for having more voters on the rolls than living citizens. The lawsuit, filed by PILF and Mississippi attorney Henry Ross, alleged a violation of Section 8 of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA), which requires maintenance of accurate voter rolls. In 2013, the ACRU secured Section 8 agreements with Walthall and [...]

ACRU Files Complaint Against Noxubee County (MS)

ALEXANDRIA, VA (Nov. 16, 2015) — The American Civil Rights Union on Thursday, Nov. 12, filed a lawsuit against a fourth Mississippi county for its corrupted voter registration rolls. This time, it was against Noxubee County, which has a long history of vote fraud and voter intimidation. As with the other three counties, voter rolls maintained by Noxubee contain more people registered to vote than citizens eligible to vote, according to the lawsuit, filed on ACRU’s behalf by the Public Interest Legal Foundation. The complaint argues that Noxubee County’s election commission is violating Section 8 of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA). It was filed in the [...]

ACRU Files Complaint Against Clarke County (MS)

ALEXANDRIA, VA — The American Civil Rights Union on July 27, 2015 filed a complaint in federal court against another Mississippi county over its corrupted and inflated voter registrations. Clarke County voter rolls contain more people registered to vote than citizens eligible to vote. The complaint argues that Clarke County’s election commission is violating Section 8 of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA). The complaint was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, Hattiesburg Division. Read complaint. (PDF 877 KB)

ACRU v. Terrell County (TX) — Consent Decree

ALEXANDRIA, VA. (March 15, 2015) -- The American Civil Rights Union has won a lawsuit against Terrell County, Texas for violating the National Voter Registration Act (Motor Voter Law). The county, according to the suit, has more registered voters than age-eligible citizens. Read consent decree. (PDF 174 KB)

ACRU Files Complaint Against Zavala County (TX)

Washington, D.C. (March 28, 2014) — The American Civil Rights Union (ACRU) filed suit in U.S. District Court in Del Rio on March 27 against another Texas county for having more registered voters than age-eligible residents. The suit against Zavala County marks the second legal action following the ACRU’s notifying 15 Texas counties last September that they are in violation of Section 8 of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (Motor Voter Law). In January, the ACRU sued Terrell County. Read complaint. (PDF 91 KB)