ACRU Files Complaint Against Clarke County (MS)

By |2015-07-27T16:02:33-04:00July 27th, 2015|

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 Requests Documents from South Dakota Voter Discrimination Trial

By |2015-06-24T16:52:04-04:00June 24th, 2015|

In June 2015, the ACRU filed a Freedom of Information Act request with the U.S. Justice Department regarding actions to force states to hand jurisdiction of polling places over to Native American tribal authorities.

The request to the DOJ’s Office of Civil Rights, the Office of Legal Policy, and the Office of Legislative Affairs seeks copies of documents, letters, e-mails and other communications between Justice officials and several liberal pressure groups led by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) pertaining to a court case, Poor Bear, et al., v. County of Jackson (South Dakota) and to the “Tribal Equal Access to Voting Act of 2015.”

ACRU v. Terrell County (TX) — Consent Decree

By |2015-03-15T16:16:56-04:00March 15th, 2015|

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)

State of North Carolina, et al. v. League of Women Voters of North Carolina, et al

By |2015-02-04T16:58:33-05:00February 4th, 2015|

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 4, 2015) — The U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals was mistaken when it overruled a District Court’s opinion upholding a law reforming North Carolina’s voting process just before the 2014 election, the American Civil Rights Union argues in a brief filed Feb. 4, 2015 urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the state’s appeal.

READ THE AMICUS BRIEF HERE. (PDF 111KB)

ACRU Files Complaint Against Zavala County (TX)

By |2014-03-28T16:00:14-04:00March 28th, 2014|

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)

ACRU Files Complaint Against Terrell County (TX)

By |2014-01-28T15:58:19-05:00January 28th, 2014|

SANDERSON, TX (Jan. 28, 2014) – The American Civil Rights Union (ACRU) has sued a Texas county for having more registered voters than age-eligible residents. The suit filed on Jan. 27 marks the first legal action following the ACRU’s sending letters to 15 Texas counties in September 2013 informing them that they are in violation of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (Motor Voter Law).
Read complaint. (PDF 207 KB)

ACRU Wins Second Historic Election Integrity Consent Decree (Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi)

By |2020-04-23T21:59:26-04:00October 21st, 2013|

Another Mississippi county agrees to take dead people, felons and double-registered individuals off its voter rolls.

HATTIESBURG, MS (Oct. 21, 2013) — Officials in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi have signed a consent decree agreeing to clean up voter rolls in accordance with a lawsuit filed in April by the American Civil Rights Union (ACRU) under the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (commonly called “Motor Voter”).

“So far, we’re batting one thousand on these suits aimed at ensuring election integrity,” said ACRU Chairman and CEO Susan A. Carleson. “It’s on to Texas, where we have already alerted 15 counties that they also have severe voting […]

ACRU v. Jefferson Davis County (MS) — Consent Decree

By |2013-10-18T16:13:28-04:00October 18th, 2013|

HATTIESBURG, MS (Oct. 18, 2013) — Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi officials have signed a consent decree agreeing to clean up voter rolls in accordance with a lawsuit filed in April 2013 by the American Civil Rights Union (ACRU) under the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (commonly called “Motor Voter”).
Read consent decree. (PDF 722 KB)

ACRU Wins Historic Election Integrity Consent Decree (Walthall County, Mississippi)

By |2020-04-23T21:59:26-04:00September 24th, 2013|

Mississippi county agrees to take the dead, felons and the double-registered off its voter rolls.

HATTIESBURG, MS (Sept. 4, 2013) — Officials in Walthall County, Mississippi, were sued in April by the American Civil Rights Union (ACRU) under the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (commonly called “Motor Voter”) for having more registered voters than voting-age-eligible residents.

Today, the parties have settled the case. The United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi entered a final consent decree that requires the defendants to clean up the county’s voter rolls.

“This is historic and should have been done 20 years ago,” said ACRU […]

ACRU v. Walthall County (MS) — Consent Decree

By |2013-09-04T16:11:54-04:00September 4th, 2013|

HATTIESBURG, MS (Sept. 4, 2013) — Walthall County, Mississippi officials were sued in April by the American Civil Rights Union (ACRU) under the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (“Motor Voter”) for having more registered voters than voting-age-eligible residents.
Today, the parties have settled the case. The United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi entered a final consent decree that requires the defendants to clean up the county’s voter rolls.
Read consent decree. (PDF 714 KB)

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