Pew Report Finds Errors in Voter Registrations—Including Dead People
02/14/2012 - Pew sees dead people on the voter registration rolls.
One in eight voter registrations in the United States is no longer valid or is "significantly inaccurate," a situation that could breed distrust of the democratic process, according to a study released today by the nonprofit Pew Center on the States.
An estimated 24 million voter registrations are on the books nationwide, including 1.8 million dead people listed as active voters, according to the Pew Center.
The report, "Inaccurate, Costly and Inefficient," is critical of paper-based voter registration systems, calling them expensive and inaccurate, and advocates for electronic voter registration. It also calls for states to share data about voters.
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