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Thousands Of Ohio Voter Registrations Reinstated

Jan 21, 2021

Credit 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.