More than a half million voters removed from Georgia’s rolls

Georgia’s ongoing effort to clean up the state’s voting rolls saw more than a half million voter registrations canceled over last weekend.

None of the voters had had any contact with local election officials or the state for at least the past three years, and were considered “inactive.” State and federal law requires that Georgia give such voters at least two federal general election cycles before it can take action to remove them from the rolls

Still, this year’s effort is coming at a fraught time for some civil rights advocates.

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