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DOJ subpoenas North Carolina voting records at ICE request

  1. Date Announced

    Aug. 31, 2018

    DOJ issues subpoena for voting records (including registration applications and executed ballots) from the North Carolina State Board of Elections and 44 county election boards, as part of an enforcement effort against "illegal voting." According to local news reports, ICE had requested that DOJ issue the subpoena.

    [ID #177]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    Aug. 31, 2018
  3. Subsequent Action

    September 6, 2018

    In its report on the subpoena, the Hill also reported that an audit by North Carolina’s state’s election board after the 2016 election found only 41 confirmed noncitizen voters out of nearly 4.8 million.

    Feds delay demand for North Carolina to give voting records to ICE
  4. Subsequent Action

    September 7, 2018

    DOJ also subpoenaed DMV records related to voter registration. NC objected to the subpoena. DOJ agreed to delay the subpoena deadline until January 2019.

    Justice Dept. Demand for North Carolina Voting Records Extended to D.M.V.


ICE demands ‘exhaustive’ voting records from North Carolina

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