Maintaining accurate voter rolls isn’t just a good idea, it’s the law. But voter list maintenance as required by the National Voter Registration Act is a low priority for some registration officials, and over 200 counties have more registered voters than eligible residents.
When registrars fail to use available tools to keep voter rolls clean, the NVRA allows individuals to file civil suits for relief. In multiple counties and cities, they have:
“We’re asking states and local officials to comply with the law, to remove people who have died, to look at their citizenship lists, to find out who’s on the rolls that shouldn’t be on the rolls. Who could be against that?”