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Groundbreaking National Voter Roll Study Reveals Alarming Trends as States Prepare to Vote by Mail

‘SAVE Database’ Uncovers Widespread Problems on Unprecedented Scale (INDIANAPOLIS, IN.) — September 16, 2020: An independent, nationwide analysis of voter rolls in 42 states has identified thousands of probable deceased and duplicate registrants, as well as cases of individuals credited for voting more than once. The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) has launched the Safeguarding […]

PILF Brief: Maricopa County Must Stop Allowing Ballot Spoilage

County Rule Ensures an Influx of Overvotes in 2020 Election (PHOENIX, AZ.) – September 4, 2020: The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) filed an amicus brief in a lawsuit seeking to prevent County Recorder Adrian Fontes from instructing early voters to correct mistakes on their ballot by simply crossing out their first choice, rather than […]

Maryland Election Board Shares Voter Roll Data to Settle PILF Lawsuit

(BALTIMORE, MD.) – September 2, 2020: The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) lawsuit against the Maryland State Board of Elections (MSBOE) to gain access to the state’s voter registration roll formally ended in a settlement today (Public Interest Legal Foundation v. Linda Lamone). “Voter registration data is subject to public inspection, no matter where you […]

PILF Sues Michigan SOS for Southfield Clerk Voting Data

Records Should Reveal Which Voters Sherikia Hawkins Allegedly Attempted to Disenfranchise (LANSING, MI.) – August 26, 2020: The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) filed a lawsuit today against Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson for failing to disclose voting records related to the 2018 General Election from the City of Southfield (Public Interest Legal Foundation […]

J. Christian Adams Appointed to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – August 11, 2020: The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) released a statement today acknowledging President Donald J. Trump’s appointment of J. Christian Adams to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. PILF President J. Christian Adams: “I am humbled by President Trump appointing me to the United States Commission on Civil Rights. The Commission […]

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