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Deceased voters cast ballots in Harris County, Tex.

An analysis by matched information from Harris County, Tex. voter rolls to Social Security death data and found ballots had been cast in the names of dead people more than 40 times since 2004. They also found more than 4,000 people currently on the voter rolls who, according to the Social Security death data, are deceased.

Data for this story was obtained from NICAR.

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