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A sign outside of the Nelsonville voter precinct lets people know where they can vote.

Boards Of Elections Start Removing Thousands Of Voter Registrations

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Secretary of State Frank LaRose says state law requires voter roll maintenance, but voting rights groups say they’re still worried eligible voters will be “purged” by mistake. Tens, and maybe hundreds, of thousands of Ohio voter registrations identified as inactive will be deleted today by local boards of elections. Aaron Ockerman, the executive director of… Read More

Sharyn Rigsbee demonstrates special voting machine.

Judge Allows Purge of Voters from Ohio Rolls to Begin

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge says there should be no delay in purging 235,000 people from Ohio’s voter registration rolls. The Columbus Dispatch reports U.S. District Judge James Graham ruled Tuesday the Ohio Democratic Party is unlikely to prevail in its lawsuit to stop Secretary of State Frank LaRose from removing voters who haven’t cast… Read More

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose

Frank LaRose Wants To Modernize Voter Roll Removal Process

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Newly-sworn in Secretary of State Frank LaRose is already making his pitch to Ohio lawmakers for his biggest legislative priorities. Among the top issues, modernizing the voter removal process, which right now allows registrations to be removed after six years of inactivity. LaRose says he’s legally obligated to maintain an accurate voter list. But he… Read More