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Texas may be about to scrap a voting security system it can’t replace

It took years to build the multi-state system known as ERIC, which weeds out duplicate, deceased and suspicious voter registrations. Texas Republicans want to dump it, but there’s no viable alternative.

By Natalia Contreras, Votebeat and The Texas Tribune
Volunteers from the Alpha Advocacy Group helped register voters before the upcoming deadline outside the Alpha Seventh day Adventist Church  on Sept 27, 2020.

Creating an ERIC alternative would be expensive and difficult

Past efforts to cross-check voter rolls without ERIC have failed

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