ACRU Appeals Election Integrity Case to 11th Circuit

8/14: Lawsuit Demands Broward County Clean Up Corrupted Records

ACRU's Complaint against Broward County, Florida

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."The complaint, filed [...]

ACRU’s Complaint against Starr County, Texas

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's Complaint against Noxubee County, Mississippi

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 U.S. District [...]

ACRU's Complaint against Clarke County, Mississippi

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 Demands Documents from South Dakota Voter Discrimination Trial

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.”“Attorney General Loretta Lynch [...]

ACRU’s Complaint against Zavala County, Texas

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's Complaint against Terrell County, Texas

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's Complaint against Walthall County, Mississippi

HATTIESBURG, MS (April 26, 2013) — The American Civil Rights Union sued officials in Walthall County, Mississippi, under the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (commonly called “Motor Voter”) for having more registered voters than voting-age-eligible residents.Read complaint. (PDF 525 KB)