Georgia and other states work together, as well as with the federal government, to compare voter registration lists to bar citizens from voting in two states in the same election. One in eight Americans move every year and, all too often, remain registered in two places with few cancelling their old registrations. That’s why the federal government, by law, directs local elections officials to mail reminders to registered voters who had stopped voting in their jurisdictions to verify whether voters still live where they are registered and to establish who has moved.
Please enter your User Name and Password to view the rest of this subscriber-only story or poll. If you are unable to login, your account may have expired. Please contact InsiderAdvantage if you have any problems.