Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Lawsuit to Prevent GOP Caging

The Obama campaign has filed a lawsuit in an attempt to prevent GOP harassment of voters at the polls.
Robert Bauer, lead lawyer for the Obama campaign, said he had evidence that Michigan Republicans were engaging in a "particularly ugly brand" of voter challenging, using lists of foreclosed homeowners to compile a voter roll that could be used to challenge the residency of citizens who show up at the polls in November. Mr. Bauer field [sic] suit in federal court in eastern Michigan on behalf of the campaign and three Michigan residents in foreclosure procedures, seeking an injunction to stop the activity.

via rawstory


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