Trump's Voter Fraud Commission Requested Texas Records That Identified Hispanic Voters

This is a developing story and will be updated.AUSTIN -- President Donald Trump's now disbanded voter fraud commission sought voter records from Texas state officials that flagged Hispanic voters, The Washington Post reported Monday. The commission's request seeking categories such as full names, addresses, dates of birth, political party affiliation, last four digits of Social Security numbers and voter history since 2006 had rattled voting rights groups in Texas, who feared the commission would use its stated mission of investigating voter fraud to restrict the voting rights of minorities.The information was never released to the commission. A lawsuit by minority and voting rights groups stopped the state from releasing nearly 50 million voting records that spanned from 2006 to 2016. The lawsuit is pending a resolution after the disbanding of the commission.   Continue reading...

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