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DOJ Issues More Subpoenas For North Carolina Voter Registration Records

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September 17, 2018 12:41 p.m.

As if subpoenas issued to North Carolina election officials seeking massive amount of voting records were not enough controversy for Trump’s Justice Department, the U.S. Attorney of Eastern North Carolina also sent a similarly broad subpoena to state DMVs seeking voting registration records, including those “completed in a language other than English.” So far it’s not clear whether the DMV will comply; North Carolina’s Board of Elections has already authorized state Attorney General Josh Stein to fight the subpoenas sent to the election officials. North Carolina’s Department of Transportation referred me to the attorney’s general office, whose spokesperson said they were reviewing the subpoenas and were “concerned about the scope.”

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