Is it possible to make my voter record private?
This depends on your state and the reason you wish your to keep your voting record private.
Your state may have a program that would allow you to keep at least part of your voter record confidential. According to an article published on FindLaw, people who qualify for protection include:
- Victims of domestic violence – every state EXCEPT GA, IL, MI, SC, SD, TN, WY
- Crime victims, people with protective orders, and family members – TX, OK, NY, MD, KS, HI, VA, DE, CA
- Law enforcement officers – VA, OK, MT, MO, MD, LA, HI, CA, AZ
- Spouses of law enforcement – TX, OK, HI
- Reproductive healthcare medical providers, employees, volunteers, or patients – CA
- Retired state and federal judges and attorneys – VA, TX, OK
- Foster parents – VA
- Uniformed service members – OK
- Pre-registered voters under the age of 18 - CO
- Victims and witnesses under protection – MO, MD
- Any voter who requests that their record be classified as private – UT, NV, DC, AK, AZ
For more information, contact your state's election officials.