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Attempt to clean up voting records caused problems for some votersSubmitted: 02/22/2018
Attempt to clean up voting records caused problems for some voters
Story By Associated Press

MADISON - An effort to clean up voting records caused problems for some voters during Tuesday's spring primary.

Some voters' information was removed, even though it was current.

Wisconsin elections officials say there is no evidence anyone was prevented from voting.

A state initiative last year was supposed to remove people from voting rolls if they recently moved.

Those voters needed to update their voter registration information.

However, some voters learned they were removed from the voting list Tuesday, even though they didn't move.

State Elections Commission spokesman Reid Magney apologized for any inconvenience.

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