Valley's Dead Cast Their Vote

Number 22767
Subject Voter Fraud
Source Journal (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.)
State NY
Year 2006
Publication Date 10/29/2006
Summary New York's new statewide database of registered voters contains as many as 77,000 dead people on its rolls. As many as 2,600 of them have cast votes from the grave, according to a Poughkeepsie Journal computer-assisted analysis. The analysis was examined the potential for errors and fraud in New York's three-month-old database. No fraud was found however errors had been made.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 11
Keywords voting; fraud; elections; ghost voters; computer assisted reporting
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