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By Trevor Brown
Oklahoma Watch 

Oklahoma prepares to purge thousands of inactive voters

 


Election officials are gearing up to remove tens of thousands of Oklahomans from the state’s voter rolls – a controversial practice voting-rights advocates say can lead to disenfranchised voters.

Oklahoma is one of seven states that allow election officials to remove names from the state’s voter registration list if they haven’t voted in several election cycles and don’t respond to address confirmation mailings.

That process, which is done every two years in Oklahoma, will begin this April.

If it’s like the last voter purge in 2017, a sizable portion of the state’s nearly 2.2...



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