But hey, not to worry, it’s “not evidence of fraud.”
The Pew Report doesn’t say how many dead people are voting in Chicago, although that’s a legendary activity here. More to the point, the voter registration process is a mess. Not mentioned in the story is the debate over tightening up the voting process by tightening up registration, including the use of photo IDs. Democrats and liberals don’t want it, sometimes calling such calls “racist.” Wonder why?
Here’s a taste for how bad it is, from the New York Times:
The report found that there are about 1.8 million dead people listed as active voters. Some 2.8 million people have active registrations in more than one state. And 12 million registrations have errors serious enough to make it unlikely that mailings based on them will reach voters.
But, the story quickly adds:
“These problems waste taxpayer dollars, undermine voter confidence and fuel partisan disputes over the integrity of our elections,” said David Becker, director of election initiatives at the center.
Mr. Becker warned that poor record keeping at the registration stage is not evidence of fraud at polling places. “These bad records are not leading to fraud but could lead to the perception of fraud,” he said. [My emphasis.]
Mr. Becker, you ever been in Chicago?