Ohio removed thousands of citizens from the state voter rolls this week due to inactivity, Secretary of State Frank LaRose announced.
Ohio purges thousands from voter rolls© Provided by Axios Columbus
Why it matters: Those impacted are urged to re-register if they want to cast a ballot this year.
State of play: Ohio has a "use it or lose it" system when it comes to staying active on its eligible voter list.
Those who do not vote, update their registration address or respond to board of elections notices over a six-year period are automatically removed.
Zoom in: Nearly 11,000 voters registered in Franklin County were taken off the rolls.
LaRose says it's necessary in order to clean the voter rolls of those who have moved or died.