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Conspiracy theory whirlwind threatens to blow Texas out of national program that keeps voter rolls updated

ERIC is a national system that Texas officials say is an important tool to keep voting rolls clean. But a band of right-wing voting fraud activists, joined by state GOP officials, wants to gut it.

By Natalia Contreras, Votebeat and The Texas Tribune
A voter walks into the Hays County Government Center Elections Office to cast their vote in the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 in San Marcos.

“Exponential” increase in potential for voter fraud without ERIC

“Very important information” ignored

No alternatives to ERIC exist

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