(TOPEKA, Kan.) — Sedgwick County election officials went through the records of every active and inactive voter to get rid of any discrepancies.
In the process, they removed deceased voters from the rolls and made sure every active voter is listed with a correct date of birth.
The Kansas Secretary of State's office released the information Wednesday in a statement commending Sedgwick County.
Read full press release below:
Sedgwick County Removes 141 Deceased Voters from Rolls
TOPEKA(August 23, 2011) – Secretary of State Kris Kobach on Tuesday commended the SedgwickCounty Election Office for its success in locating and removing 141 deceased voters from its voter rolls. Sedgwick County Election Commissioner Bill Gale’s voter database cleanup project used a variety of methods and online databases, both subscription and free, including databases using the Social Security Death Index. As a result, 141 deceased voters were found and removed from the voter rolls.