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Mon Jun 4, 2012, 05:58 PM


It looks like Voter Purging is happening in Texas as Well! 300,000 voters are getting this! [View all]


Watch out for voter registration cancellation
By Lise Olsen

Updated 06:22 a.m., Monday, June 4, 2012

Walter Pinkston, a Friendswood retiree and faithful Harris County voter, got a letter in late March asking his family to confirm that he was dead - which he was not - and warning that he was about to be purged from Texas voter rolls.

Retired Houston Baptist University Professor Trilla Pando received a similar notice of her death from voter registration officials in 2010.

Even Sylvia Garcia, a former Harris County commissioner, got suspended - not because anyone thought she was dead - but because county officials questioned the validity of a P.O. Box the Houston native had used on her voting card for years.

More than 300,000 valid voters were notified they could be removed from Texas rolls from November 2008 to November 2010 - often because they were mistaken for someone else or failed to receive or respond to generic form letters, according to Houston Chronicle interviews and analysis of voter registration data.


We need our progressive media to do something about this story. It seems we only see this stuff slowed down when the public eye is on the story.

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