by Leslee Kulba
Wild West blogger
Since the local daily repeated it, I will also. Thursday, 95 people will have a chance to prove they live in Buncombe County. Failing to do so, their names will be taken off the voter rolls. Suspects were red-flagged in a private investigation of residences listed as home to eight or more registered voters.
The League of Women Voters of Asheville-Buncombe County has criticized the effort, saying groups had targeted low-income and African-American precincts. . . .
A spokesman for Buncombe County Democratic Party called the effort “voter suppression.”