At least 90,000 voters were purged from Nevada’s voter rolls over the years 2016 and 2017, according to a list provided to media by the Nevada Secretary of State.
According to the fund’s press release, the voters in question were removed from the Silver State’s voter rolls by way of a postcard removal scheme.
Similar methods of removing voters from voter rolls have been enacted by several Republican secretaries of state across the country in recent years.
The [original] postcards were not forwardable–meaning if a voter moved, the postcard wouldn’t follow them to their new address.
The Monday press release claims, however, that many of the voters removed from Nevada’s rolls in this fashion actually hadn’t moved at all.
Apparently in response to this impending lawsuit, Cegavske recently released the list of purged voters for the past two years.
This database has been heavily criticized by voting rights advocates for its apparent tendency to discriminate against black voters and for being wildly inaccurate. »