posted on Sep, 13 2008 @ 12:17 PM
The chairman of the Republican Party in Macomb County, Michigan, a key swing county in a key swing state, is planning to use a list of foreclosed
homes to block people from voting in the upcoming election as part of the state GOP’s effort to challenge some voters on Election Day.
J. Gerald Herbert a former voting rights litigator for the U.S. Justice Department who now runs the Campaign Legal Center, a Washington D.C.-based
public-interest law firm. “I don’t think a foreclosure notice is sufficient basis for a challenge, because people often remain in their homes
after foreclosure begins and sometimes are able to negotiate and refinance.” ....