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Thousands Of Ohio Voter Registrations Reinstated

Ohio Secretary of State's Office

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose says more than 18 thousand inactive voter registrations have been reinstated after record-high participation in the 2020 election. 98 thousand inactive files were removed in scheduled post-election voter roll maintenance, compared with the over 115 thousand initially flagged. To drop off the purge list, a voter needed to take some qualifying action. That could include election-related activity, such as updating a registration, requesting an absentee ballot or voting, as well as visiting the BMV. 

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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