Voter Integrity' Vigilantes on a Purging Mission

June 27, 2018 | | Who.What.Why. |

“It’s not just a disorganized group of citizens spontaneously challenging voters at the polls,” Chiraag Bains, director of legal strategies at Demos told WhoWhatWhy. “It’s a coordinated campaign by groups like True the Vote that are well funded to try and reduce voting, often for partisan advantage.” [...]

According to a Demos report, the Texas Republican Party coordinated with its sister party, King Street Patriots, to train and deploy poll watchers during a 2010 state election. Their actions were concentrated in minority neighborhoods.