18,500 Dead Ohioans on Voter Rolls

WTAM.com - Ohio's top elections official says it appears that thousands of voters considered "active'' are anything but. Secretary of State Jon Husted says a report has found nearly 18,500 dead people on the state's voter rolls.

Records of registered voters were cross-checked with a list of deceased Ohioans maintained by the Ohio Health Department.

The secretary is asking county elections boards to purge those who are deceased from the statewide voter database.

Click here to read the rest of the article.

Posted on April 13, 2011 and filed under News.