Glance: How states are doing voter information request

State-by-state responses to a ask for minute voter information from President Donald Trump’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, that is questioning either there was voter rascal in final year’s election.


ALABAMA

Undecided

Secretary of State John Merrill pronounced he has questions about certainty and other issues. He wants those answered before branch over any information. He declined to fact a other issues.

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ALASKA

Partial

Division of Elections Director Josie Bahnke says she will respond to it as she would to any ask for voter information. Some information, she said, can be provided, such as voter names, voting histories and celebration affiliations. But other information is deliberate trusted and would not be provided.

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ARKANSAS

Undecided

Chris Powell, a orator from a secretary of state’s office, pronounced a bureau had not nonetheless perceived a minute and did not have a criticism on a request.

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CALIFORNIA

Deny

“California’s appearance would usually offer to legitimize a fake and already debunked claims of large voter fraud,” Secretary of State Alex Padilla, a Democrat, pronounced in a statement.

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COLORADO

Partial

Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams, a Republican, pronounced he will yield some of a requested information. State law prohibits releasing Social Security numbers, driver’s assent numbers or dates of birth.

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CONNECTICUT

Partial

Connecticut’s secretary of state says her bureau skeleton to approve in part. Denise Merrill says in a suggestion of clarity a state will share publicly accessible information. She says a state will safeguard a remoteness of electorate is respected by self-denial stable data.

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DELAWARE

Undecided

The elections commissioner hasn’t perceived a letter, that might have left to a secretary of state. The commissioner says state law would not concede recover of birth dates or any partial of Social Security numbers.

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Deny

“The best thing we can do to teach certainty among DC residents in a elections is to strengthen their privately identifiable information from a Commission on Election Integrity. Its ask for voter information, such as amicable certainty numbers, serves no legitimate purpose and usually raises questions on a intent. we will join leaders of states around a nation and work with a partners on a Council to strengthen a residents from this intrusion,” Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser pronounced in a statement.

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FLORIDA

Undecided

When asked this morning, Gov. Rick Scott pronounced he was unknowingly of a request. Sarah Revell, a mouthpiece for Secretary of State Ken Detzner, pronounced a state was reviewing a ask though did not yield any additional information.

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GEORGIA

Partial

“The Georgia Secretary of State’s bureau will yield a publicly accessible voter list. As specified in Georgia law, a open list does not enclose a purebred voter’s driver’s assent number, amicable certainty number, month and day of birth, site of voter registration, phone series or email address.”

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HAWAII

Undecided

Hawaii hasn’t perceived a request, pronounced Nedielyn Bueno, voter services territory head.

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IDAHO

Undecided

State Election Director Betsie Kimbrough pronounced a bureau will perform a ask if Secretary of State Lawerence Denney, a Republican, determines it complies with state open annals law. The state allows handing over voter registration annals that embody voting history, though not Social Security numbers or dates of birth.

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ILLINOIS

Undecided

Illinois State Board of Elections orator Ken Menzel pronounced a bureau has not nonetheless perceived a letter. Once it’s received, they will examination a ask and decide how to proceed. However, Menzel remarkable that Illinois’ choosing formula has supplies that extent that entities might accept voter information and what type of information can be released.

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INDIANA

Partial

“Indiana law doesn’t assent a Secretary of State to yield a personal information requested by Secretary Kobach. Under Indiana open annals laws, certain voter info is accessible to a public, a media and any other management who requested a information for non-commercial purposes. The information publicly accessible is name, residence and congressional district assignment,” Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson pronounced in a statement.

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IOWA

Partial

Statement from Secretary of State Paul Pate: “My bureau perceived a minute from a Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity late Wednesday and has not nonetheless responded to it. There is a grave routine for requesting a list of purebred voters, as specified in Iowa Code. We will follow that routine if a ask is done that complies with Iowa law. The executive list ask form is accessible on a Iowa Secretary of State’s website, sos.iowa.gov. Some voter registration information is a matter of open record. However, providing personal voter information, such as Social Security numbers, is banned underneath Iowa Code. We will usually share information that is publicly accessible and complies with Iowa Code. we am attending a inhabitant assembly of Secretaries of State subsequent week, where a Commission’s minute will expected be discussed.”

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KANSAS

Partial

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is clamp management of a commission, though even his bureau does devise to yield a final 4 digits of Social Security numbers since that information is not accessible to a open underneath Kansas law, mouthpiece Samantha Poetter said. All information that is publicly accessible will be provided.

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KENTUCKY

Deny

“As a commonwealth’s secretary of state and arch choosing official, we do not intend to recover Kentuckians’ supportive personal information to a sovereign government,” Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes pronounced in a statement. “The boss combined his choosing elect formed on a fake idea that ‘voter fraud’ is a widespread issue. It is not.”

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LOUISIANA

Undecided

“We have perceived a minute and are reviewing with staff and a attorneys to establish a response,” pronounced Meg Casper Sunstrom, mouthpiece for Secretary of State Tom Schedler. “Our priority, as we’ve demonstrated in a past, will always be to strengthen voter’s protected, personal information. This includes Social Security numbers, mother’s lass name and date of birth. As we know, voter lists are publicly accessible by law though usually embody singular information including name, residence and voter history. Voter story is not how a voter expel their ballot; it’s either they participated.” Sunstrom pronounced Louisiana law prohibits a recover of Social Security numbers.

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MAINE

Undecided

Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap pronounced he is reviewing with a profession general’s bureau either to approve with a request.

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MARYLAND

Undecided

Maryland State Elections Administrator Linda Lamone pronounced she has asked a state profession general’s bureau for an opinion on how a house should respond. She perceived a minute on Friday, after it was forwarded to her by a Maryland secretary of state’s office.

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MASSACHUSETTS

Deny

A orator for Secretary of State William Galvin pronounced a state’s voter registry is not a open record, and information in it will not be common with a Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity.

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MICHIGAN

Undecided

A orator for Republican Secretary of State Ruth Johnson pronounced a dialect had not nonetheless perceived a ask and would examination it if it does. Fred Woodhams pronounced voter lists are open record underneath state law, and a dialect has no management to repudiate voter data. It is common for domestic parties and possibilities to obtain voter information, he said. “The dialect will yield voter information unchanging with state law though will not yield info stable by state law.” He remarkable that voter info is straightforwardly accessible in many states for a favoured fee.

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MINNESOTA

Deny

Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon, a Democrat, announced Friday he would not share a information with Trump’s commission.

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MISSISSIPPI

Deny

Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, a Republican, pronounced in a matter Friday that he had not perceived a ask for information from a Trump commission, though another secretary of state had forwarded a association to him. In a sovereign justice box after a quarrelsome U.S. Senate primary in Mississippi in 2014, a organisation called True a Vote sued Mississippi seeking identical information about voters, and Hosemann fought that ask and won. Hosemann pronounced if he receives a ask from a Trump commission, “My respond would be: They can go burst in a Gulf of Mexico, and Mississippi is a good state to launch from.” Hosemann also said: “Mississippi residents should applaud Independence Day and a state’s right to strengthen a remoteness of a adults by conducting a possess electoral processes.”

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MISSOURI

Partial

In Missouri, Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft pronounced he is happy to “offer a support in a common bid to raise a American people’s certainty in a firmness of a system.” On Friday, Ashcroft mouthpiece Maura Browning pronounced a state is providing usually publicly accessible information. She pronounced that means no Social Security numbers, no domestic affiliations and no sum on how people voted.

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NEBRASKA

Undecided

A mouthpiece for a secretary of state pronounced it’s not transparent either a ask has been received.

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NEVADA

Partial

Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske says her bureau will yield open information only, though not Social Security numbers or how people voted. The state will spin over voter names, addresses, write numbers, dates of birth, celebration connection and turnout.

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NEW HAMPSHIRE

Partial

New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner, a member of a Trump commission, pronounced his bureau will yield open information: names, addresses, celebration affiliations and voting story dating to 2006. Voting story includes either someone voted in a ubiquitous choosing and that party’s primary they voted in.

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NEW JERSEY

Undecided

No response from mouthpiece for a Division of Elections.

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NEW MEXICO

Deny

Democratic Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse-Oliver says she will never recover privately identifiable information for New Mexico electorate that is stable by law, including Social Security numbers and dates of birth. She also declined to yield information such as names and voting histories unless she is assured a information is cumulative and will not be used for “nefarious or wrong purposes.”

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NEW YORK

Deny

Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday his welfare not to approve with a commission’s ask for information. He pronounced state laws embody safeguards to strengthen supportive voting information and that a state “refuses to continue a parable voter rascal played a purpose in a election.”

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NORTH CAROLINA

Partial

North Carolina’s elections house will yield voter information requested this week by President Donald Trump’s elect questioning purported voter fraud. But a annals will not embody personal information deemed trusted in state law, including dates of birth and Social Security numbers.

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NORTH DAKOTA

Partial

North Dakota, a usually state that does not have voter registration, does need marker during a polls and does have a executive database of voters, gathered with a assistance of state Transportation Department annals and county auditors. However, a information can be used usually for “election-related purposes” underneath state law, such as compiling check books for elections. “We positively can’t approve with that partial of a request, though we are going to contention a response,” Deputy Secretary of State Jim Silrum said.

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OHIO

Partial

Secretary of State Jon Husted, a Republican, expelled a matter observant voter registration information is already open and accessible to a elect though that he will not yield a final 4 digits of voters’ Social Security numbers or their driver’s assent numbers. He also pronounced voter rascal is singular in a state and that bipartisan play have conducted reviews of convincing reports of voter rascal and termination after a final 3 sovereign elections. Those formula are in a open domain and accessible to a commission, he said. He added, “In responding to a commission, we will have ideas on how a sovereign supervision can improved support states in using elections. However, we will make it transparent that we do not wish any sovereign involvement in a state’s right and shortcoming to control elections.”

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OKLAHOMA

Partial

A orator for a Oklahoma State Election Board pronounced a state will not yield a final 4 digits of voters’ Social Security numbers. “That’s not publicly accessible underneath a laws of a state,” pronounced Bryan Dean. He pronounced a commission’s ask will be treated like any other from a ubiquitous public. The choosing house will tell a row to fill out an online form seeking for a information. Oklahoma’s voter hurl is customarily supposing to domestic campaigns, a press and other groups that ask for it.

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OREGON

Partial

Secretary of State Dennis Richardson, a Republican, wrote a minute to a elect observant it could accept a statewide list of electorate for $500, usually like anyone else. However, he remarkable that he is barred legally from disclosing Social Security and driver’s assent numbers. Two members of Oregon’s congressional elect and Gov. Kate Brown, a Democrat, had urged Richardson to exclude a request. Richardson pronounced in a minute that there is “very small evidence” of voter rascal or registration rascal in Oregon.

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PENNSYLVANIA

Partial

Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, wrote a minute observant a state will not cooperate, though pronounced a state will sell a elect a same information a open can purchase. It can't be posted online, however.

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RHODE ISLAND

Partial

Rhode Island Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea says she won’t share some of a requested voter information, including Social Security numbers or information per transgression or troops status.

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SOUTH CAROLINA

Undecided

The AP was incompetent to strech anyone from a Secretary of State’s bureau on Friday.

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SOUTH DAKOTA

Deny

A orator for South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs says a state will not share voter information with a Trump commission.

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TENNESSEE

Deny

“Although we conclude a commission’s goal to residence election-related issues like voter fraud, Tennessee state law does not concede my bureau to recover a voter information requested to a sovereign commission,” pronounced Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett, a Republican.

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TEXAS

Partial

Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos pronounced Friday he will yield a elect open information and “protect a private information of Texas citizens.” Much of a information requested — including names, addresses, date of birth and celebration information — are already publicly accessible in Texas. Social Security numbers can't be expelled underneath Texas law. Publicly accessible voter registration lists in Texas also do not embody information about troops standing or rapist history.

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UTAH

Partial

Republican Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox says he will send information personal as public, though Social Security numbers and dates of birth are protected.

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VERMONT

Partial

Vermont’s tip choosing official, Democrat Jim Condos, pronounced Friday he is firm by law to yield a publicly accessible voter file, though that does not embody Social Security numbers or birth dates. Condos pronounced he contingency initial accept an confirmation sealed by a elect chairman, as compulsory by Vermont law. He pronounced there is no justification of a kind of rascal purported by Trump. “I trust these unproven claims are an bid to set a theatre to break a approved routine by a systematic inhabitant bid of voter termination and intimidation,” he said.

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VIRGINIA

Deny

“At best this elect was set adult as a stratagem to countenance Donald Trump’s choice choosing facts, and during misfortune is a apparatus to dedicate large-scale voter suppression,” pronounced Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat.

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WASHINGTON

Partial

Secretary of State Kim Wyman, a Republican, says her bureau will send a elect names, addresses and birth dates of purebred electorate since they are open record. She will not send Social Security numbers, driver’s assent numbers or other information.

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WEST VIRGINIA

Undecided

Secretary of State Mac Warner, a Republican, pronounced in a matter that his bureau would examination a ask though is singular by state law in what it can provide.

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WISCONSIN

Partial

Administrator Mike Haas expelled a matter Friday observant many of a information in a state’s voter registration complement is public, including voters’ names, addresses and voting history. The state does not collect any information about a voter’s domestic welfare or gender, he said.

He pronounced a state customarily sells a information to domestic parties, possibilities and researchers. It would assign a presidential elect $12,500 for a data, a limit volume authorised underneath group rules, Haas said. State law doesn’t enclose any supplies for waiving a fee, he said.

Wisconsin law allows a elect to share voter birth dates, driver’s assent numbers and Social Security numbers usually with military and other state agencies, and a presidential elect doesn’t seem to qualify, Haas said.

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WYOMING

Undecided

Officials did not respond Friday to mixed requests from a AP.

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