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Pew study finds voter registration systems in the United States are outdated, costly and inefficient

A new report from Pew Charitable Trusts finds voter registration systems across the United States are antiquated, costly, inefficient and in need of major repair. 1 in 8 active voter registrations – 24 million total – are inaccurate or no longer valid, the report finds, including 1.8 million deceased persons who are still on voter registration rolls.

The study also finds that 51 million eligible U.S. citizens are unregistered.

Pew Charitable Trusts: Inaccurate, Costly, and Inefficient: Evidence That America’s Voter Registration System Needs an Upgrade


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