Assorted Rolls: Statewide Voter Registration Databases Under HAVA (June 2005)
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Bloated rolls, lost records, duplicates, registered dead people, eligible house pets and citizens rendered ineligible by faulty list purges. All have plagued voter registration rolls around the country in recent years. By January 1, 2006, the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), will require that each state have a centrally-controlled voter list that would eliminate the litany of registration related problems that prevented many from voting in years past – and perhaps allowed others to vote when they should not have.