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

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 Chairman Susan A. Carleson. “It’s the [...]

ACRU v. Walthall County (MS) — Consent Decree

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)

ACRU Files Complaint Against Walthall County (MS)

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)