Cory Doctorow #BLM+ Your Authors @doctorow Pre-order the audio- and e-book for ATTACK SURFACE, the third Little Brother book, on my first-ever Kickstarter: Sep. 10, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

Last October, Georgia's Secretary of State purged 313,243 citizens from the state's voter rolls. @Greg_Palast and @ACLUofGA hired America's five leading address verification firms to analyze the purge, using 240 data-sources.


They found 63% of those purged were deleted in error and were being illegally deprived of their right to vote.

This analysis was done for every single name of the list, all 313k of them - not statistical sampling, but one-at-a-time verification. 


Tens of thousands of other citizens in the purge are also having their votes illegally suppressed - they moved addresses, but not counties, and yet their registration was cancelled in violation of the National Voter Registration Act.


One of the most significant elements of the Greg Palast Investigations Team's output is the section on "Bias" (p18), which finds that voter suppression targets voters who are younger, urban, and racialized.


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