EPIC Loses Bid To Block State Voter Data Collection

Law360, New York (July 24, 2017, 6:06 PM EDT) -- A D.C. federal judge on Monday shot down the Electronic Privacy Information Center’s bid to stop the president’s voter fraud commission from collecting state voter records, saying the organization has standing to bring the action, but it’s a “Pyrrhic victory” because the court lacks authority to review the challenged process.

U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly refused to issue a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction blocking the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity and others involved in the effort to collect voter data from the states, which has been halted pending the lawsuit.

Though EPIC has alleged sufficient injuries stemming from...

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