Texas Voter Database Problems --- How Extensive?

Contributed by Shaun Toole

This story ran on KHOU-TV news on Monday, January 14. While the focus was on the pain of the mother caused by receiving annually a voter registration card for her late daughter, there is an underlying cause for concern: three database verifications do not validate that the daughter is dead. The implications are enormous: the names of numerous dead people may be used on legitimate voter ID's in Texas.