South Dakota & Minnesota won't share voter data to Trump panel; Iowa providing some detail

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A spokesman for South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs says she won't share voter information with President Donald Trump's commission that's investigating alleged voter fraud in the 2016 elections.

The Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity on Wednesday gave secretaries of state about two weeks to provide about a dozen points of data. That request includes names, party affiliations, addresses and voting histories of all voters. It also includes birth dates, the last four digits of voters' Social Security numbers and any information about felony convictions and military status.

Krebs spokesman Jason Williams said in an email to The Associated Press on Friday she won't share the requested data with the commission.

Krebs is a Republican. Several Democratic secretaries of state have said they'll refuse to share the data.

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate says he'll share some information requested by President Donald Trump's commission.

Pate says in a statement released Friday he'll only provide voter registration information that is public record, and do so if a formal request is made that complies with state law. Pate, a Republican, says in his statement he won't provide personal voter information like Social Security numbers because it's forbidden under state law.

Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon says he won't give data on Minnesota voters to the White House panel.

Simon, a Democratic former state legislator, says he has "serious doubts" about the commission's credibility and trustworthiness. He says the commission "openly disclosed" that personal data on nearly 4 million Minnesotans - including Social Security numbers and voting history - would be made public.

Trump has alleged, without evidence, that millions voted illegally in the 2016 elections. Democrats and voting rights groups have called the commission a sham.

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