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Virginia Judge Rejects Request To Reinstate Purged Voter Rolls

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"I just don't find that there's a strong showing here of any inequitable treatment or the deprivation of anyone's rights," Hilton said according to The Washington Post. 

Democrats are expected to appeal the ruling.  

The Democratic Party had sued Cuccinelli, McDonnell and the state Board of Elections over the purge saying 57,000 names had been removed. Court filings said that in the end 38,000 names had been removed from the rolls, according to the Post.