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October 2004 (American Civil Liberties Union & Demos)

Purged! How a Patchwork of Flawed and Inconsistent Voting Systems Could Deprive Millions of Americans of the Right to Vote

Examines procedures for “purging” individuals from the voting database as the result of a felony conviction in 15 states; identifies systemic flaws and calls for states to reform protocol to ensure accuracy. 37 pages


Authors: Laleh Ispahani and Nick Williams
State(s): Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia