Ohio moves to remove noncitizens from voter rolls after amendment passage

Following Ohio’s passage of an amendment banning noncitizen voting, Secretary of State Frank LaRose is directing the Buckeye State to remove 137 noncitizens from voter registration rolls. 

A recent review from the Secretary of State’s Public Integrity Division and Office of Data Analytics and Archives found 137 individuals on its voter registration rolls, even though their noncitizen status had been twice confirmed. 

LaRose confirmed the directive in a press release. 

“Ohioans overwhelmingly passed an amendment to our state constitution which makes it clear that only U.S. citizens can vote in our elections,” the secretary of state said in a statement. “It is my duty under the law to uphold the constitution, and the legislature has explicitly tasked me with ensuring that only eligible citizens can register and vote.”

“It’s important to recognize that some of these registrations may be the
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