Georgia will pull about 100,000 “out of date and outdated voter recordsdata” after current voting rights legislation controversies, in keeping with its secretary of state.
“Ensuring Georgia’s voter rolls are updated is vital to making sure the integrity of our elections,” Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger mentioned in a assertion.
“That’s the reason I fought and beat Stacey Abrams in court docket in 2019 to take away practically 300,000 out of date voter recordsdata earlier than the November election, and can achieve this once more this 12 months,” he added. “Backside line, there is no such thing as a respectable purpose to maintain ineligible voters on the rolls.”
The 101,789 out of date voter recordsdata which might be set to be yanked are comprised of about 67,000 individuals who have modified their addresses, 34,000 whose election mail was “returned to sender” about 275 Georgians who had “no-contact with elections officers” for 5 years or extra, in keeping with the secretary of state.
The removals come after Gov. Brian Kemp earlier this 12 months signed sweeping voting restrictions into legislation.