Ohio releases list of 183,000 canceled voter registrations

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TAMPA, FL – OCTOBER 22: Voting booths are setup at the Yuengling center on the campus of University of South Florida as workers prepare to open the doors to early voters on October 22, 2018 in Tampa, Florida. Florida voters head to the polls to cast their early ballots in the race for the Senate as well as the Governors seats. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s elections chief is urging voters to see if they’re among almost 183,000 registrations canceled as part of the state’s voter rolls maintenance.

Republican Secretary of State Frank LaRose said the process is incomplete, but he released the searchable list Friday so that affected voters still have time to register by the Oct. 7 deadline.

LaRose said he’ll also provide the list to voting-rights organizations, unions, political parties and other participants in his Registration Restart initiative to help get the word out.

Friday’s figure doesn’t include names from Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh), Lucas and Summit counties, where municipal elections Sept. 10 delayed completion until next week. Tuscarawas (tuhs-kuh-RAW’-uhs) and Portage counties also weren’t ready.

Under a court settlement, voters living within the same county can vote provisionally despite a cancellation.

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