Purges or list maintenance? How voter rolls have become so polarized
Inactive registered voters in North Carolina can cast ballots
In the last decade, millions of registered voters across the county have been removed from voter rolls. In 2019, Ohio removed more than 460,000 voter registration files from its list. Georgia removed 313,000 people from its rolls in October 2019 alone, and in Michigan, from 2011 to 2018, 1.2 million voters were removed from voter lists.