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Democrat #DanMcCready supposedly lost the special election in #NorthCarolina’s 9th Congressional District to Republican #DanBishop by less than 4,000 votes. However, racially biased #VoterSuppression schemes easily account for the GOP "victory" margin. gregpalast.com/jim-crow-steal…
Under the violently partisan Elections Board chief Kim Strach, #NorthCarolina targeted 561,693 voters based on the measurably racist and absurdly wrong #Crosscheck list created by the discredited #KrisKobach of Kansas. gregpalast.com/jim-crow-steal… #NorthCarolinaSpecialElection
The vote scam, which I exposed for @RollingStone and Al Jazeera, showed that well over 100,000 voters were wrongly purged for supposedly being registered or voting in two states. rollingstone.com/politics/polit… #NorthCarolinaSpecialElection
@RollingStone I met one of those dastardly double voters, Kevin Antonio Hayes in Durham, #NorthCarolina. Kevin Antonio was supposedly the same voter as Kevin Thomas Hayes of Virginia. Mr. Hayes is, like most on the #Crosscheck list, a voter of color. gregpalast.com/jim-crow-steal…
@RollingStone In 2014, I watched #KimStrach give blatantly false testimony to the #NorthCarolina legislature to get approval for the #Crosscheck mass purge. This chart presented by Strach claims that 155,692 voters in N. Carolina voted in a second state in the same election, a felony a crime.
@RollingStone Yet, after a year of investigation, they could not find one such double voter. Nevertheless, tens of thousands of voters lost their right to vote for a crime for which none were found guilty let alone charged. gregpalast.com/jim-crow-steal… #NorthCarolinaSpecialElection
@RollingStone Our experts estimate the number of illegally removed black voters is well above the meager 4,000 vote margin separating McCready and Bishop. projects.aljazeera.com/2014/double-vo… #NorthCarolinaSpecialElection
@RollingStone #KimStrach was deservedly fired a few months ago in light of blatant vote theft in the 9th Congressional District. She may be gone, but the damage she did remains, with voter rolls bleached white by her years of purge-mania. nytimes.com/2019/02/18/us/… #NorthCarolinaSpecialElection
@RollingStone When the media says that there was a drop in the number of African Americans who turned out to vote, the truth is that Black folk turned out to vote but were turned away, having been purged. gregpalast.com/jim-crow-steal… #NorthCarolinaSpecialElection
@RollingStone But the US media, unlike my colleagues in other nations, never reports the total of people ejected nor provisional ballots rejected. And data shows that African-Americans have a higher voting percentage in #NorthCarolina than white people. newsobserver.com/news/politics-…
@RollingStone Unfortunately, #Crosscheck is not the only #VoterSuppression trick in #NorthCarolina’s Jim Crow handbook. Lawsuits by Common Cause, the League of Women Voters and the Rev. William Barber have challenged GOP trickery. gregpalast.com/jim-crow-steal… #NorthCarolinaSpecialElection
@RollingStone Such laws and rules as prohibiting same-day voter registration (which could cure illegal purging), shortening the early voting period (70% of African Americans vote early), and petty but very partisan rules like ending the pre-registration of the state’s high school graduates.
@RollingStone The #NorthCarolina 9th steal is no surprise to anyone who’s seen The Best Democracy Money Can Buy.

If you haven’t, why not?

You can watch it for FREE on #AmazonPrime: amazon.com/Best-Democracy…?

@RollingStone Attorneys for the Palast Investigative Fund have notified the state of #NorthCarolina that we will sue them in federal court unless they turn over their complete vote purge files. Truth is, unless we can find some funding, we can’t carry out the threat. palastinvestigativefund.org/?StopTheStealA…
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