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Maine SOS Matt Dunlap Sued for Failing to Disclose Voter Data

(AUGUSTA, ME.) – February 19, 2020: The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) filed a lawsuit today against Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap for failing to disclose voter registration records under federal law (Public Interest Legal Foundation v. Matthew Dunlap). “Secretary Dunlap purports to be a champion of transparency, until it comes to his own […]


PILF Probes Noncitizen Voting in Illinois

(INDIANAPOLIS, IN) – January 23, 2020. The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) initiated a private investigative effort into recent official disclosures that Illinois’ automatic voter registration system reportedly invited noncitizen DMV customers onto the voter rolls. More than a dozen are reported to have voted in the 2018 Midterms as a result. “We’ve warned and […]


Lawsuit: Maryland Hides Voter Data amid Cummings Replacement Election

(BALTIMORE, MD.) – December 16, 2019: The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) filed a lawsuit today against the Maryland State Board of Elections (MSBOE) for failing to disclose voter registration records under federal law (Public Interest Legal Foundation v. Linda Lamone). “Maryland is refusing to follow federal election law and is denying access to public […]


Federal Court: PILF Effort to See PA Noncitizen Election Records Can Proceed

Court Rejects Limiting Inspection to Dead, Relocated Registrants (HARRISBURG, PA.) – December 13, 2019: The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) today hailed a federal court decision regarding its effort to inspect records of noncitizens removed from Pennsylvania’s voter roll (Public Interest Legal Foundation v. Pennsylvania). “We are a major step closer to understanding how badly […]


Lawsuit: Detroit Isn’t Properly Cleaning Voter Rolls

City Won’t Clean Dead, Duplicate Registrations from Roll (DETROIT, MI.) – December 11, 2019: The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) filed a lawsuit today against the City of Detroit for failing to reasonably maintain voter registration records under federal and Michigan law (Public Interest Legal Foundation v. Detroit). “The City of Detroit is failing to […]


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