"In a lot of these settlements, the push to remove people from the rolls may result in a lot of mistakes," Cameron Bell, an attorney for the liberal think tank Demos, said after fighting a lawsuit in Broward County, Florida.
"That’s why Demos got involved, to make sure the parties weren’t reaching settlements that would lead to mistakes that would disenfranchise eligible voters." This spring, after Trump alleged without any evidence that widespread fraud cost him the popular vote in the 2016 election, Adams thought he'd hit pay dirt. missionary living in Guatemala, lawfully voting absentee in Loudon County, she told NBC News.
When NBC News reached seven of the voters mentioned in the report, six said they were citizens.
Peter Swire, a privacy and cyber-security expert and a professor at Georgia Tech, said fingering someone for having possibly committed a crime without proof is questionable. You understand that when it comes to public records, they are public, right? "The law makes the information public record." Asked about citizens like Cochran branded as "aliens" in his organization's report, Adams said, “If they were in fact citizens,” their removal is also "appalling." "These were defective registration and removal procedures, procedures which must be improved," he said.After the 2008 election, Adams investigated two members of the New Black Panther Party for Self-Defense who stood outside a polling place on Election Day. Adams recommended charges against the individuals, the New Black Panther Party and the party's president.