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NC Attorney General’s Office asks US Attorney to withdraw subpoenas for voter information

The North Carolina Attorney General’s Office has sent a letter to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of the state asking them to immediately withdraw their overly broad subpoenas for millions of voters’ information.

“These subpoenas are plainly overbroad, seeking detailed records regarding each of our state’s nearly 7 million registered voters, and going back eight years,” states the letter from Assistant Attorney General Boz Zellinger. “Compliance with these subpoenas, even if amended in accordance with your letter … would impose severe burdens on the State Board [of Elections and Ethics Enforcement] and the county boards.”

The State Board voted at a Friday morning meeting to have the Attorney General’s Office work to quash the 45 unprecedented subpoenas for a wide breadth of voter information, including cast ballots. Read more about it here and here, and read the full letter from Zellinger below.

NCAG Letter by NC Policy Watch on Scribd

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