Americans For Prosperity Mails Incorrect Voter Information In North Carolina
September 27, 2014

Oh, we've never seen this happen before, have we?

Hundreds of North Carolinians – and one cat – have received incorrect voter registration information, according to the N.C. State Board of Elections.

The information – an “official application form” – was sent by Americans for Prosperity, a national conservative group with a state chapter based in Raleigh.

Since then, hundreds of people who received the forms have called and complained to the State Board of Elections, said Joshua Lawson, a public information officer for the board.

“It’s unclear where (Americans for Prosperity) got their list, but it’s caused a lot of confusion for people in the state,” Lawson said.

One resident even received a voter registration form addressed to her cat, he said.

“The phone calls have consistently been all day, every day,” Lawson said.

Adam C. Nicholson, a spokesman for Americans for Prosperity, declined to say how many people were sent the forms, how the group obtained the voter lists or how the mistakes occurred.

The form includes incorrect or conflicting information, as outlined below, according to the State Board of Elections.

ZOMG, how on earth did that happen? The linked article has a list of 10 or so defects in the so-called form, but the main one is that they somehow screwed up when they printed it and instruct voters to return the completed form to the State Board of Elections instead of the County board.

We know how it happened, because we've seen Republicans do this all over the country, including Wisconsin in 2012, along with California, New York and Florida. Oh, also Ohio. And Arizona, but only for Latino voters. Fancy that.

If they didn't care about our votes they wouldn't be working so hard to make sure they're not counted. VOTE.

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