From the daily archives: Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case of Husted v. Ohio A. Philip Randolph Institute, which challenged Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted’s purging of lawfully registered voters from the rolls.

The case was filed in April 2016, in opposition to Husted’s decision to purge hundreds of thousands of lawfully registered voters from the rolls in Ohio, the swingingest of swing states, during a critical election year.

Some background from Sabrina Eaton at

An appeals court ruled in September that the state’s way of weeding out ineligible voters violates the National Voting Rights […]

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