Thursday, February 16, 2012

2 Million Dead People Listed On US Electoral Rolls

Nearly 2 Million Dead People Listed On US Electoral Rolls -- The Telegraph

More than 1.8 million dead Americans remain listed as active voters, according to a study released Tuesday which described the US voter registration system as "plagued with errors and inefficiencies."

The research conducted by the non-partisan Pew Centre on the States also revealed that one in every eight voter records contains inaccuracies, and at least 51 million eligible voters are not registered to take part in elections.

The study comes as the United States prepares for presidential and congressional elections in November.

"Voter registration is the gateway to participating in our democracy, but these antiquated, paper-based systems are plagued with errors and inefficiencies," said David Becker, director of Election Initiatives at Pew.

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My Comment: Dead people voting in elections is as old as America itself.

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