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IFT and IL AFL-CIO File Motion to Intervene to Ensure Citizen Access to the Ballot Box Amid Threats to Voter Registrations 4/3/24

ILLINOIS – In response to an alarming attempt by conservative groups to force Illinois to purge the voter rolls, putting the registrations of lawful voters at risk, the Illinois Federation of Teachers (IFT) and the Illinois AFL-CIO filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch, Illinois Family Action, and Breakthrough Ideas, which aims to pressure Illinois election officials to improperly remove masses of eligible voters – efforts that threaten to disproportionately impact Black and Brown communities, low-income workers, senior citizens and students.


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