7th July 2017 By Lisa Vaas
President Trump hasn’t merely demanded personal, identifying information (PII) on all voters in all 50 states.
His Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity also asked that it be sent to a non-secure website, making the data vulnerable to identity theft and financial fraud, according to the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC).
On Wednesday, EPIC filed an emergency restraining order to block the commission from trying to get voter data, calling the data demand a violation of the Constitutional right to privacy.
As of Wednesday, 44 states and the District of Columbia had refused to hand over all the requested information.
Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann suggested an alternative action for the commission:
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