PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant says he is updating the state's voter registration list.

Gant says people who have not voted or visited a county auditor to update their registration information in the past four years will get postcards seeking to verify their voter registration.

He says voters who do not respond after two attempts will have their status changed from active to inactive. Their registration will be canceled if they then do not vote or update their registration in the next four years.

Gant says the process, which is done every two years, helps clean up the voter registration list. He says it's a way to help fight voter fraud.

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