By Erin Beck, The Register-Herald of Beckley
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — State officials say they believe they are no longer losing voter registrations, but they don’t know how many registrations may have been lost when the problem was occurring.
Donald Kersey, general counsel for Secretary of State Mac Warner’s office, has said dozens of people reported during the 2018 election that they thought they had registered at local DMVs, but the Secretary of State’s Office had received no record of their registration.
He noted that some people voted with a provisional ballot, but some may have simply left the polling stations upon being told they weren’t registered. So state officials don’t know how many people may have been affected. …