Democrats: 150,000-plus voters placed on ‘inactive list’

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The Kentucky Democratic party claims more than 150,000 registered voters were improperly placed on an “inactive list”, which could jeopardize their right to vote in November.

In a letter to the state board of elections, Democratic Chairman Ben Self on Monday demanded the board immediately reactivate those registrations or face possible legal action.

Self says the Elections Board deactivated those voter registrations behind closed doors with no public notice.

The Elections Board was scheduled to meet Tuesday, Sept. 17th.

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(This story was originally published on September 17, 2019)

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