The Purge Begins

You know that millions of new voters have registered to vote in this election. And they’re disproportionately Democrats. So Republicans across the country are pulling out every stop to disqualify as many of those voters as possible or gum up the works with procedural delays they’re not eligible to vote on election day.

They just had a big victory in Ohio.

The court ruling applies to more than 600,000 new registrations in Ohio. And there’s some question whether the new ruling can even be put into effect in time for the November election.

This article from last week provides more detail on the lawsuit in question.

Late Update: TPMMuckraker reporter Zack Roth has now given a close look to this story. And while it’s an important development that bears close watching, it turns out to be more complex than I first suggested.