Kentucky Secretary of State Michael Adams announced Wednesday that Kentucky had removed 33,696 dead voters from its voter rolls as of Dec. 14, 2020.
“There is no legitimate interest in dead people being registered to vote,” Adams said in a statement. “Our administration has made strides in cleaning up the voter rolls, and Kentuckians should have confidence in our election system.”
According to Sec. Adams, In the same period, Kentucky also removed 4,252 voters convicted of felonies, 3,435 voters who moved out of state, 586 voters who asked to de-register, and 242 voters judged mentally incompetent.
In his 2019 campaign for Kentucky Secretary of State, part of Adams' campaign promise was to clean up Kentucky’s voter rolls.