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The judge to hear Ohio’s appeal on the purging of the voters rolls out

The Supreme court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether Ohio’s deleted wrongly, the electorate of the state registration of the list.

The judges said they will hear an appeal from state officials, the defense of the process against the Challenger, say it is illegal.

Civil liberties groups, the state program had called for the removal of thousands of people from the voter rolls based on their failure to vote in the last elections. The 6. U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati ruled last year that the process against the National Voter Registration Act.

Ohio officials argue that the process of Ohio for more than 20 years, is constitutional and fully compliant with state and Federal laws.

Groups a challenge of the practice, said Ohio unfair disenfranchising was eligible Ohio voters.

The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio and the New York-based public advocacy group Demos has sued the Republican Secretary of state Jon Husted about the practice last year.

According to the court of appeal judgment, a federal district court a preliminary injunction for the November entered the 2016 presidential elections, which allowed more than 7,500 Ohio voters to vote a ballot.

Freda Levenson, Legal Director of the ACLU of Ohio, said purging voters, just because you have exercised, not to vote in their rights is a form of voter suppression.

“We are confident that the Supreme court upholds the right decision from the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and will ultimately ensure that the approved Ohio voters may not be removed from the rolls,” she said.

 

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