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More than 100,000 names to be removed from Georgia voter rolls

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – More than 100,000 voters in Georgia may have their names purged from the registered voter list as part of what Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger calls maintenance of the list.

When he visited the election office in Springfield last week, Raffensperger told WSAV he plans to work to help restore “voter confidence in the accuracy of the results.”

State law does allow names to be removed if someone has moved and not provided current and correct address information or if someone has not voted in several major election cycles. We found names from Chatham, Bryan, Effingham and Glynn counties on the list.

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Chatham Co. election leaders say all voting equipment tested, will be deployed to 91 polling locations for Election Day

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CHATHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) – Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger provided an update Monday on voting and the security of your vote for the General Election in November.

He wants counties in the state to expand polling locations.

“Security and integrity of the vote is my top priority. Ballot integrity is paramount. Elections matter. That’s why I’ve encouraged the counties to expand polling locations. And I ask the General Assembly to pass laws to require counties to split up locations that had a 30 minute wait. Your vote counts,” Raffensperger said.

On Monday, there was no talk of expanding polling locations from Chatham County election leaders. They say they are prepared for Tuesday, Nov. 3.

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