joins multi-state group to ID duplicate voters
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Pennsylvania has joined a
multi-state consortium in an effort to track duplicate voters outside state
Pennsylvania Department of State announced Tuesday that the state is the 24th
to have joined the program, which is based in Kentucky and called the
Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck Program.
Department of State spokesman Ron Ruman says
this will be a county-to-county operation and that similar checks already
happen between counties within the state.
duplicates are found, county officials will attempt to contact the
twice-registered voters to verify whether they've moved.
says voters who can't be reached will become inactive through two federal
elections. Those registrations will then be canceled if they still haven't been
will begin providing voter data in 2014.