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View Diary: Tea Party group sees 30,000 Dead Voters in North Carolina (A Maddow segment) (58 comments)

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  •  2.4 million people (10+ / 0-)

    die every year in the USA - about 70,000 of them in NC - and the majority of them were registered to vote.

    http://www.census.gov/...

    There have always been dead people on the voter rolls.

    There will always be dead people on the voter rolls.

    This should not be news to anybody. It certainly isn't news to the NC Board of Elections:

    Q. How are ineligible voters removed from the voter registration rolls?

    In North Carolina, county boards of elections follow a comprehensive list maintenance schedule to remove names of individuals who are no longer eligible to be registered due to death, felony conviction, removal from the county, or lack of voter contact.

    http://www.ncsbe.gov/...

    People die. It doesn't mean there's been a lick of voter fraud.

    This is just another red herring thrown out by Republicans who get hysterical every time a Democrat wins an election. Having a black man winning the White House (again) is cause for hysterical conniptions of historic proportions.

    NC-4 (soon to be NC-6) Obama/Biden 2012

    by bear83 on Sat Sep 22, 2012 at 10:34:53 PM PDT

    •  but of the registered voters how many are active (1+ / 0-)
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      voters.  Many registered voters who are residents in SNFs for example are no longer able to vote though they may still be registered

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