Arkansas to hand over voter information from 2016 election

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA) - Arkansas is one of few states that will turn over voter information to the federal government.

The Natural State has agreed to provide information to the committee established to investigate the integrity of the 2016 presidential elections, which was established to investigate whether or not Russia or its agents may have had a hand in influencing the outcome of the election.

The state is offering only what is available under state law, but that includes names, addresses and polling places of individuals.

Some Arkansans are worried about the fact that their state is one of so few willing to hand over voter data.

"Privacy is the cloak of Americanism, as much as we have lost, we have to retain what little we have," said Gary Morris, who is seeking state representative seat 97. 

Nineteen states, from both sides of the political aisle, have refused to relinquish voter information.  


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