Ahead Of Midterm Elections, Harris County Democrats And Republicans Spar Over Voter Registration Challenges

Republicans say the registration challenges were nonpartisan, but some of those who were challenged feel otherwise.

By Allison LeeSeptember 5, 2018 9:30 am| , , ,

From Houston Public Media:

November is approaching, which means the midterm elections are in sight. While candidates are trying to gather votes, some Houstonians’ ability to vote has come under scrutiny.

Last month, Harris County voter registrar Ann Harris Bennett said a software glitch mistakenly suspended the voter registration status of over 1,700 voters. These suspensions followed a challenge by a local Republican activist to the legitimacy of nearly 4,000 voter residencies.

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