Sec. of State Moves Forward With Voter Purge

Valdosta Daily Times

Plaintiffs argued that voters within the subgroup were not given the correct time period outlined in updates to HB 316 — the state’s overarching election code legislation — to contact elections officials to have their name removed from the inactive list. Other voters being purged on the basis of inactivity never filed a forwarding address or had mail returned to sender indicating they had moved away. "In the meantime, there will be irreparable harm to those people who haven't done anything but exercise their right to not vote," Paul Smith, a lawyer with the Campaign Legal Center, said.

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