Thousands Purged From Voter Rolls

Valdosta Daily Times

As of Monday night, more than 300,000 voters had been purged from Georgia voter rolls. A federal judge declined to issue a temporary restraining order on the Secretary of State's plans to purge the thousands of voters. U.S. District Judge Steve Jones said Monday court will reconvene Thursday to further examine the issue, but he will not stop voters on the list from being purged as planned. "In the meantime, there will be irreparable harm to those people who haven't done anything but exercise their right to not vote," Paul Smith, a lawyer with the Campaign Legal Center, said. Jones was not convinced and questioned why the plaintiffs waited until the day voters were set to be purged to file the motion.

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