In the United States, voting is optional.
Citizens aren’t required to cast ballots.
However, in some states, not voting can have its consequences.
One of those states is Georgia, which has purged people from its voter rolls — a “use it or lose it” policy.
For the latest story in our series “Uncounted” — the ballots rejected in Georgia’s 2018 midterms — WABE reporter Johnny Kauffman looks at the controversial purging policy.
This is part of an investigation by WABE and APM Reports.