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Indiana State Police investigating possible voter fraud

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NEW ALBANY, Ind. (WDRB) -- The Indiana Secretary of State’s office says more people have reported inaccurate voter registration information this year.

A spokesperson for the department says the information has been handed over to the Indiana State Police to investigate possible fraud.

As a result of the ongoing investigation, the office will not release the exact number of cases, but Deputy Chief of Staff Valerie Warycha says it is in the thousands.

“We were able to compare it to previous presidential years and noticed that those numbers were higher, and we’ve passed that on to the state police so they can investigate and see what’s going on,” Warycha said.

The reported errors included changes made to names or birthdates.

The Floyd County Clerk thinks the higher numbers this year could be because of the increased interest in the presidential election and the state's effort to encourage more people to check their registration.

She wants people to know that they can still vote even if they find errors.

"Check their registration. Check their ID. Make sure everything is correct. I'm sure that things were found that way. I think, as the Secretary of State's office finds, they will find the majority of these were valid changes," said Floyd County Clerk Christy Eurton.

The best thing you can do is visit to see if your registration appears.

If you cannot find it, call your county clerk, and they will help you locate the registration. The office can also help you with the process of making changes if errors are discovered.

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