Some states worry Trump launching "voter suppression" efforts
Trump's Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity asked all 50 states and D.C. this week to hand over all publicly available data from state voter rolls and sensitive information about voters, including felony conviction info, military status, and voter history from 2006 onward. The deadline for sending info is in two weeks.
Why it matters: The commission is getting pushback — Virginia, Kentucky, California, and other states have already said they won't comply since they're concerned the administration is launching a "voter suppression" commission, not an election integrity commission. The DOJ also asked this week that 44 states send over information on the maintenance of voter rolls, ProPublica reports, raising the level of alarm.