Merrill Backs House Dems Who Fear Trump Panel Will Suppress Minority Votes
Merrill backs House Dems who fear Trump panel will suppress minority votes
Ana Radelat / CTMirror.org
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, second from right, testifies before a panel of House Democrats.
Washington – Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill on Tuesday told a panel of House Democrats that she is “alarmed” a voting commission created by President Donald Trump aims to suppress the votes of minorities.
“I am really afraid that this is going in the direction where states will purge their (voter) rolls,” Merrill said.
A Democrat who was until last week the head of the National Association of Secretaries of State, Merrill was a key witness at an unofficial …