More than 3,000 names removed from Curry County’s voter roll

CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) – More than 3,000 names were purged last week from Curry County’s voter roll.

The Clovis News Journal reports that a document obtained through a public records request shows that people were purged if they hadn’t voted before August 2012.

Curry County Clerk Rosalie Riley says she had to purge the names to comply with state law, and only eight people re-registered to vote out of 3,324.

Riley said she’s placed ads in local papers and made announcements online and on radio stations in an attempt to notify voters being purged that they can still re-register before elections begin.

Riley she said people have started calling her office after her ads began to appear. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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