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1.8 million ‘ghost voters’

Empower Wisconsin | Oct. 21, 2020

By Jennifer Harper, The Washington Times 

Judicial Watch has released a comparison study of Census Bureau population statistics and state voter registration data to reveal a notable disparity. The watch dog group is now warning of potential voter fraud and “dirty” voter rolls.

The study found that 352 U.S. counties in 29 states managed to have 1.8 million more registered voters than eligible voting-age citizens.

“In other words, the registration rates of those counties exceeded 100% of eligible voters. The study found eight states showing state-wide registration rates exceeding 100%: Alaska, Colorado, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Vermont,” reported Tom Fitton, president of the watchdog group.

Wisconsin is among 13 states not included in the latest study, which was limited to the 37 states that post regular updates to their registration data.  

The study updates the results of a similar study from last year. In August 2019 Judicial Watch analyzed registration data that states reported to the federal Election Assistance Commission  in response to a survey conducted every two years on how states maintain their voter rolls. That registration data was compared to the then-most-recent ACS five-year survey from 2013 through 2017. The study showed that 378 U.S. counties had registration rates exceeding 100 percent. 

Read more at The Washington Times. 

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