County seeks accurate voter count

About one in every six voters in Johnson County has an inactive registration, which puts them at risk for being taken off the voter rolls.

The county won’t start canceling voter registrations until 2017, so you’ve still got plenty of time to update your information if your registration has been flagged.

About 15,500 voters out of 98,000 in the county have inactive voter registrations after a statewide voter mailing campaign. The Indiana Secretary of State’s office sent postcards in May to every registered voter in the state, but more than 750,000 postcards came back from the post office as undeliverable or couldn’t be forwarded to the right person, secretary of state spokesman Valerie Kroeger said.

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