Saturday, May 24, 2014

Virginia aims to stamp out (308,000) double-dipping voters

Around 308,000 Virginia voters may also be registered elsewhere, an analysis of 22 states’ election records found, according to - Washington Examiner

The results, which were originally reported by the Virginia Voters Alliance, found around 308,000 double registrations by matching names, birth dates and the last four digits of Social Security numbers.

...How many of the double-registered voters cast multiple ballots in a single election is unknown, though the VVA revealed it has so far found 164 individuals who voted in both Virginia and Maryland in 2012.

Don Palmer, the secretary of Virginia’s State Board of Elections, said efforts are being made to contact Virginia voters who may be double-registered.