Bill to scrub voter rolls based on jury excuses clears NC House

Jury excuses would be sent to the State Board of Elections so officials can remove non-citizens from North Carolina’s voting rolls under a bill that cleared the state House on Wednesday. Senate Bill 250 was pitched by Republican supporters as a way to combat voter fraud. Democrats against the bill said it was unnecessary and sure to snare innocent people. The vote was party line, 55-49. Travis Fain, WRAL

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