INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana NAACP and the League of Women Voters have
filed a lawsuit to stop purging people from voter rolls.
lawsuit filed in federal court Wednesday against Secretary of State Connie
Lawson says the state's new method to cross-check names on voter rolls is
discriminatory and violates federal law.
Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck, which went into effect in July,
lets election officials instantly remove voters who are found to have
registered to vote in another state. Matches are found by checking first
name, last name and date of birth.
lawsuit says the new system is unreliable and doesn't give individuals
notice about their removal from the rolls.
spokesman for Lawson's office says the office doesn't comment on pending