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Ada County voters receive letters saying they can no longer vote

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Ada County voters receive letters saying they can no longer vote

By Lauren Johnson. CREATED Aug 28, 2014

Some Ada County voters were sent letters saying that they had registered most recently in another state, and that their registration had been canceled. Unfortunately, a portion of these voters -- 765 -- were cancelled in error.

“I want to apologize to all those who were affected by our mistake. This error is being fixed immediately. We are constantly trying to encourage voter participation and the last thing we want to do is to interfere with it,” said Ada County Clerk, Chris Rich.

Rich added, “despite this error, I support the project and it is good that states are sharing information like we do within Idaho. Protecting our right to vote comes in many forms and preventing duplicate voting is one of them.”