The whole story involves uncounted ballots, voter suppression and other dirty tricks.
…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
In 18 years of covering elections I've never seen such hate, as captured on camera this week by my team on the frontlines in Broward County, Florida. ...more
My very first US investigative report was published by Salon in 2000 about the theft of the vote in Florida, then still in progress. Fast-forward to 2018 and the photos are nearly identical to 2000 — GOP bullies trying to ...more
Georgia state police have arrested 12 Black Lives Matter activists for hoisting balloons in front of the capital that spell out "340,134" — the number of voters the Palast team uncovered as wrongly purged from ...more
Half a million Georgia voters were purged with no notice — and their provisional ballots likely won't be counted. Brian Kemp, who until this week was Georgia's secretary of state, is stealing the gubernatorial election from Stacey Abrams. It begins with ...more
[Atlanta] "I was blocked from voting for Stacey Abrams." Yasmin Bakhtiari is upset, horrified and determined. Her family had fled Iran for American democracy. But New York born Yasmin found democracy disappeared now that she's located ...more
[Macon, Georgia.] On Sunday, I watched President Trump warn a rally that Stacey Abrams, “is one of the most extreme far left politicians in the entire country". Trump's rant against Abrams has not driven away her many supporters. But voters like Rahiem Shabazz are being driven ...more
Last year, Brian Kemp, Georgia’s secretary of state canceled the registrations of over half a million Georgians because they left the state or moved to another county. How did Kemp get away with this? Watch my Purge by Postcard Video ...more
Our investigation has found Georgia secretary of state and Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp has overseen the removal of more than 340,000 current Georgia residents from ...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
The Guardian: GOP candidate improperly purged 340,000 from Georgia voter rolls, investigation claims
Georgia secretary of state and gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp improperly purged more than 340,000 voters from the state’s registration rolls ...more
This morning we filed a lawsuit against Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp for violation of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993. Our experts found Georgia wrongly purged 340,134 voters. Palast and rights groups filed ...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