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Tue Oct 15, 2019, 02:52 AM

Ohio Was Set to Purge 235,000 Voters. It Was Wrong About 20%.

Source: New York Times

Ohio Was Set to Purge 235,000 Voters. It Was Wrong About 20%.

When Ohio released a list of people it planned to strike from its voting rolls, around 40,000 people shouldn’t have been on it. The state only found out because of volunteer sleuthing.

By Nicholas Casey
Oct. 14, 2019

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The clock was ticking for Jen Miller.

The state of Ohio had released names of 235,000 voters it planned to purge from voter rolls in September.

Ms. Miller, director of the League of Women Voters of Ohio, believed thousands of voters were about to be wrongly removed.

Over the summer, the Ohio secretary of state had sent her organization and others like it a massive spreadsheet with the 235,000 names and addresses that would be purged from the state’s voter rolls in just a month — a list of people that, state officials said, some part of the bureaucracy flagged as deceased, living somewhere else or as a duplicate. The League of Women Voters had been asked to see if any of those purged qualified to register again.

Ms. Miller, who spends her work day helping register people to vote, scrolled through the names and then asked herself a question: What was her own voter status in the state?

She went online and discovered that her name had also been flagged as an inactive voter. The state was in the process of removing her from its voter rolls.

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Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/14/us/politics/ohio-voter-purge.html

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Tue Oct 15, 2019, 03:09 AM

1. Yost is a part of the Keystone Kops

Along with Husted and DeWine yet the yokels voted for them. At least that was the count after he over saw the election.

Starting in 2021 we will have an unbiased committee doing the redistricting. Republicans put it on the ballot because they were afraid Democrats would win. I am still not sure they didn’t.

Husted filed hundreds of law suits, closed polls, disenfranchised voters. But that is the Columbus State House gang. Reporters who know call them that, including Thom Suddes, my favorite Columnist.

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