Court Forces Ohio to Allow Most Illegally Purged Voters to Cast Ballots

A federal district court ruled on October 19, 2016, that Ohio must allow most of the voters illegally purged from the rolls to vote in this year’s presidential election using provisional ballots. “If those who were unlawfully removed from the voter rolls are not allowed to vote, then the Secretary of State is continuing to to disenfranchise voters in violation of federal law,” Judge George Smith warned..