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Organization accused of registering dead people to vote

HARRISONBURG (AP) The FBI is looking into whether an organization has been submitting voter registration applications in the names of dead people.

Rockingham County Commonwealth’s Attorney Marsha Garst confirmed in a statement Monday that the unidentified group could be charged with voter registration fraud, the Daily News-Record reported. The FBI and the Harrisonburg Police Department are investigating the case.

Garst says a family member of one of the deceased registrants alerted authorities.

In a statement, Director of Elections Deborah Logan says the case involves “a number” of registration applications.

Officials have declined to release further details into the ongoing investigation.


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