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I -- -- four weeks from Election Day and it could be harder for millions of people to vote this year when they show up at the polls.
Senior correspondent Eric Shawn is live in New York City airport is that means -- and you know millions.
Voters may get a surprise in the show up to vote on Election Day they will be told they are.
Under federal law officials only place people on the inactive voter lists if they have not voted.
In two consecutive federal elections and failed to return postcards verifying their address.
There are nearly 21 million inactive voters across the country.
California has the most of almost six million Texas nearly two million Florida new York and Illinois also talk and -- Critics say the list could create an unnecessary roadblock to vote it.
What we've seen in the last two years especially.
There's a proliferation of efforts by a select number of states to make voting more difficult for voters and this could be startling.
-- -- -- Well an -- of voters can still vote but only after confirming their information.
And some states and a photo ID that means I'll have to show and how's mom so what -- supporters of this -- they insist that the inactive voter list as a way to protect the credibility of voting.
That's why the federal law was passed.
-- -- is the secretary of state of Louisiana.
He told us that inactive voter list there ensures that Louisiana's voter rolls are accurate.
A secretary of state doesn't going to go -- and I'll take this lady often don't take this gentleman off just because maybe not the party affiliation no way I may want to vote.
I think that's ridiculous it's set up and federal law is set up and state law.
And secretaries of states -- doing their job by doing this.
And his -- has even posted the names of inactive voters online so they could check.
And of course if you suspect Russian problems we live.
There's our address voter fraud at foxnews.com.
And we know you always get a lot of mail -- analysts -- you really dark thanks so much.
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