…after six years of investigating Kris Kobach’s Interstate Crosscheck voter purge program, the entire racially biased, violently partisan vote suppression tactic is on the verge of collapse. Unfortunately, nearly a score of states still use Crosscheck. Worse, even those ...more
When the young Kris Kobach created a computer system for the Department of Homeland Security that secretly tracked visiting Muslims, President George W. Bush was so offended that he personally ...more
Brian Kemp purged half a million voters in 2017 ahead of his race for the governor's office against the Democratic Party's candidate, Stacey Abrams. He said they left the state. (There must have been moving vans everywhere!) Our experts went ...more
Stacey Abrams, who refused to officially concede defeat in her bid for Governor, filed suit today in federal court in Atlanta charging the entire election process was hopelessly tainted. Charging Kemp "grossly mismanaged" election and "unconstitutionally ...more
There's a fascinating history to what Joe Madison calls "James Crow, Esq., voting suppression" — and that history tells us what we can do to solve the problem of Republicans using the Help America Vote Act to block people from ...more
Days ago, I received a call from Stacey Abrams' lead attorneys. Our investigative team had "gold," as they put it, for litigating the election: Expert analysis proving 340,134 voters were wrongly purged. Plus, we had ...more
This is why Stacey Abrams won't quit. It begins with 92-year-old Christine Jordan, blocked from voting. By Brian Kemp. Watch this 59-seconds and you won't wonder why Stacey Abrams won't roll over and concede to Kemp. Christine Jordan, aged 92, was blocked from ...more
Salon – Election expert Greg Palast: Thanks to GOP voter suppression, “Democrats may have effectively lost”
There are elements of about the current Georgia governor's race that may fundamentally ...more
This morning on AM Joy, Joy Reid asked Greg Palast if the voter suppression tactics were worse this year.
"As a journalist covering this, is it more aggressive this year, is it more frantic ...more
Today, The Palast Investigative Fund has released the names of the 90,000 residents of Las Vegas and Reno (Clark and Washoe counties) purged from voter rolls based on flawed ...more
A federal court ruled in June 2018 that Indiana couldn't drop voters without notice if their names appeared in an unreliable interstate database ...more
We have the Illinois voter purge list. Are you on it?
The list contains a staggering 550,000 names...
My lawyer had to threaten Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp with a federal lawsuit to force him to turn over the names of over half a million voters whose citizenship rights he quietly extinguished. ...more
Georgia civil rights leaders sue GOP’s Brian Kemp over wrongful voter purgesReleases names of all purged voters in the state urging them to re-register
Georgia-based civil rights leaders join Palast in filing a lawsuit against Brian Kemp for using a faulty and racially biased method of removing ...more