Nevada: Election officials to consider changes after court’s voter purge ruling | Associated Press

Nevada’s elections officials say they will consider this summer whether the state will start taking a more aggressive, approach to maintaining its voter rolls as upheld this week by the U.S. Supreme Court. The court in a 5-4 ruling Monday affirmed Ohio’s practice of identifying voters for potential removal if they don’t vote in a federal election. That state removes voters from the rolls if they don’t return an address confirmation card or vote for the following four years.

Nevada doesn’t currently use a voter’s inactivity as a trigger for the removal process but skipping elections can eventually lead to a canceled registration.

Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske’s deputy says the office will examine the court’s ruling and weigh whether to start using a voter’s failure to vote as a trigger for the removal process.

Source: Nevada to consider changes after court’s voter purge ruling – KTNV.com Las Vegas.

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