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Legal Action Threatened over Voter Rolls in Colorado

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Investigative journalist Greg Palast is threatening legal action against the Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams to get information he is seeking on voters who he says have been purged from the rolls. Palast says information he has gotten from Wayne Williams shows more than half a million voters have been removed from the rolls.

Palast published the list of voters on Friday at his website GregPalast.com.

The Secretary of State’s office says that the list  is inaccurate and accuses Palast of scaremongering, but Palast disputes that and is threatening legal action to get full information on the voter list, so it can be cross checked and verified. He says he is being stonewalled by Williams in violation of the anti-secrecy provisions of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) of 1993, “we cannot provide the confirming information we have given voters in several other states.”  On Monday attorneys for the Palast Investigative Fund sent Williams a 90-day Notice that they are preparing a law suit against him in federal court in Denver under the NVRA.  They have already filed suit against Brian Kemp of Georgia.