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The Latest: Trump voter commission only seeking public info

Voters cast their ballots at the Oshkosh Town Hall in Winnebago County Nov. 8, 2016. (WLUK/Eric Peterson)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Latest on the Wisconsin Elections Commission's response to a presidential panel's request for voter data (all times local):

3:45 p.m.

The presidential commission looking for voter data from all the states says the panel wants only data that's publicly available.

President Donald Trump's Advisory Commission on Election Integrity sent a letter to the states on Wednesday giving them two weeks to provide about a dozen points of voter data, including birthdates, Social Security numbers and any information about felony convictions.

The Wisconsin Elections Commission says most of the information in the state's voter registration system is public and available for a fee. The commission would charge the panel the maximum $12,500 allowed under agency rules. Other information such as voter birthdates and Social Security numbers is private.

Vice President Mike Pence leads the presidential commission. Asked about Wisconsin officials' stance, Pence spokesman Marc Lotter said the commission is seeking only information that's public under state law.

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12:30 p.m.

Wisconsin election officials say they'll sell some voter information to a presidential commission but won't supply other data that's not publicly accessible.

President Donald Trump's Advisory Commission on Election Integrity sent a letter to the states on Wednesday giving them two weeks to provide about a dozen points of voter data, including birthdates, the last four digits of Social Security numbers and any information about felony convictions. Some Democratic election officials have refused to comply.

The Wisconsin Elections Commission issued a statement Friday saying most of the information in the state's voter registration system is public and available for purchase. The commission would charge the presidential panel the maximum $12,500 allowed under agency rules.

However, the commission says state law doesn't permit it to release birthdates, driver license numbers or Social Security numbers except to police or other state agencies and the presidential panel doesn't qualify as either one.

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9:20 p.m.

Wisconsin elections officials haven't discussed whether they'll comply with a request from a presidential commission to turn over reams of voter information.

President Donald Trump's Advisory Commission on Election Integrity sent a letter to the states on Wednesday giving them two weeks to provide about a dozen points of voter data, including birthdates, the last four digits of Social Security numbers and any information about felony convictions. Some Democratic election officials have refused to comply.

Wisconsin Elections Commission spokesman Reid Magney said Friday the commission hasn't received the letter yet and hasn't talked about it.

He said some Wisconsin voter data elements such as birthdates and the last four Social Security digits are not public records but he wasn't sure if that means the commission wouldn't turn that data over.

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