U.S. Has 3.5 Million More Registered Voters Than Live Adults - A Red Flag For Electoral Fraud

Tyler Durden's picture

Via Investors.com,

American democracy has a problem - a voting problem.

According to a new study of U.S. Census data, America has more registered voters than actual live voters. It's a troubling fact that puts our nation's future in peril.

The data come from Judicial Watch's Election Integrity Project. The group looked at data from 2011 to 2015 produced by the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, along with data from the federal Election Assistance Commission.

As reported by the National Review's Deroy Murdock, who did some numbers-crunching of his own, "some 3.5 million more people are registered to vote in the U.S. than are alive among America's adult citizens. Such staggering inaccuracy is an engraved invitation to voter fraud."

Murdock counted Judicial Watch's state-by-state tally and found that 462 U.S. counties had a registration rate exceeding 100% of all eligible voters. That's 3.552 million people, who Murdock calls "ghost voters." And how many people is that? There are 21 states that don't have that many people.

Nor are these tiny, rural counties or places that don't have the wherewithal to police their voter rolls.

California, for instance, has 11 counties with more registered voters than actual voters. Perhaps not surprisingly — it is deep-Blue State California, after all — 10 of those counties voted heavily for Hillary Clinton.

Los Angeles County, whose more than 10 million people make it the nation's most populous county, had 12% more registered voters than live ones, some 707,475 votes. That's a huge number of possible votes in an election.

But, Murdock notes, "California's San Diego County earns the enchilada grande. Its 138% registration translates into 810,966 ghost voters."

State by state, this is an enormous problem that needs to be dealt with seriously. Having so many bogus voters out there is a temptation to voter fraud. In California, where Hillary Clinton racked up a massive majority over Trump, it would have made little difference.

But in other states, and in smaller elections, voter fraud could easily turn elections. A hundred votes here, a hundred votes there, and things could be very different. As a Wikipedia list of close elections shows, since just 2000 there have been literally dozens of elections at the state, local and federal level decided by 100 votes or fewer.

And, in at least two nationally important elections in recent memory, the outcome was decided by a paper-thin margin:

In 2000, President Bush beat environmental activist and former Vice President Al Gore by just 538 votes.


Sen. Al Franken, the Minnesota Democrat, won his seat by beating incumbent Sen. Norm Coleman in 2008. Coleman was initially declared the winner the day after the election, with a 726-vote lead over Franken. But after a controversial series of recounts and ballot disqualifications, Franken emerged weeks later with a 225-seat victory.

Franken's win was enormous, since it gave Democrats filibuster-proof control of the Senate. So, yes, small vote totals matter.

We're not saying here that Franken cheated, nor, for that matter, that Bush did. But small numbers can have an enormous impact on our nation's governance. The 3.5 million possible fraudulent ballots that exist are a problem that deserves serious immediate attention. Nothing really hinges on it, of course, except the integrity and honesty of our democratic elections.

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order66's picture

Red states have FAR more voter fraud.

Billy the Poet's picture

Thanks for your evidence free post. Definitely less filling.

Common_Law's picture

The machines are also unencrypted and very easily "hacked" as evidenced by the recent defcon examples.

Croesus's picture

And I bet they all voted for that bitch Shillary, too.

vato poco's picture

I feel certain the republicans in congress will be demanding a special prosecutor to investigate this 3rd world banana republic bullshit any second now

Theosebes Goodfellow's picture

Would somebody nudge Jeff Sessions awake, please? Can we get a special prosecutor here? Hello!

Bes's picture

how many are dead and have not come off the rolls?

(i tried for like 2 or 3 years to get my deceased grandma off until it finally happened)

how many simply moved?

how many are just duplicates?


and registered voters do NOT mean votes


Trump won, low turnout

sounding kind of desperate around here

stacking12321's picture


voting is a scam to perpetuate the illusion of consent, to perpetuate the illusion of legitimate government.

ThirdWorldNut's picture

During last general election in UK (post Brexit referendum) thousands of young labour supporters voted multiple times to prevent Brexit. Yes because last 5 decades of globalisation has brought much prosperity to them, their family and their neighourhood - lets have shit load more of it.

Lots of them were of course also motivated by google's featured video on youtube, which specifically targetted SJWs. Cant seem to find the link to the video now.

N2OJoe's picture

But I heard voter fraud is just a conspiracy theory perpetuated by far right Nazi's/KKK/alt-right/racist/bigot/homophobes?

Lucretius's picture

+1! If voting made any difference it would be illegal!

fattail's picture

You might be able to say that, if Trump had not won.  The one thing his victory should do is give everyone a modicum of faith that in some places voting isn't rigged.

SoDamnMad's picture

Forget about Democrats fixing this voter fraud.  Verifiable paper ballots with ID and proof of citizenship would be RACIST, therefore we will never get them as long as Democrats have any power.  Never mind that Guyana requires ID + proof of citizenship + an address check.

Guyanans can't be racist because they aren't white. 

Arnold's picture

One month Absentee voting by mail.

Riiight. (Young Cosby Voice)

lucitanian's picture

Most sensible comment here.

Question : Do you think a country full of voting districts that can't fix its roads, its bridges, its tunnels, and is presently rioting about its statues, could actually figure out a link between its registration of deaths and its voter rolls, or addresses on tax forms relative to voting districts.

Answer : Na, not really.

Especially not in a country in which voter turn out seldom reaches 60% and is often in the 30s %. Democracy in the US is broken principally, in my opinion, because USns think its always someone else s job to fix it.

Participation is more than just voting or not voting. Its about the responsibility to participate and involve. There's even a "How to" available :

Ralph Nader: ‘Breaking Through Power: It’s Easier than We Think’

But hey, who's got the time, right? That would be like it really matters or something. (Sarc.)

Every nation gets the government it deserves. Joseph de Maistre

neilhorn's picture

Why would you believe that someone "tried for 2 or 3 years" (which is it?) after his grandmother passed to get her removed from voter roles? Admirable tenacity if true. Horrible prioritization of things that matter.

JRobby's picture

People don't move around the country during long term depressions to find work or to live with family.

Oh no! They just stay where they are until the sheriff throws them and all of their shit into the street in front of cameras.

New_Meat's picture

did in MI and PA and WI, until the "observed"  recount.  then, ... not so much.

Chupacabra-322's picture

The preverbal "Fix" has always been "in."

DontGive's picture

Vote early, vote often!

Don't forget to register your dead relatives and help them out.

Dumbocracy, forward!

Chupacabra-322's picture

Lest we forget the previous Criminal Treasonous Seditious Administrations attempt via the Criminal DHS to subvert the Election results & Institute COG Martial Law plans.

Absolute, Complete, open, in your Face

Tyrannical Lawlessness.

gmrpeabody's picture

So what you're saying is maybe HRC DIDN'T win the popular vote?

ThirdWorldNut's picture

Moaning about HRC winning popular vote is like saying we lost on goals but won on ball possession (soccer analogy).

Who even gives a fuck. 

insanelysane's picture

We had more hits but lost on runs in baseball.

We had more shots but lost on goals in hockey.

We had more offensive yardage but lost on points in football.

We had more bites but lost on fish landed in fishing.

We had more...

adanata's picture

Brunhilde did not "win" anything; that's just propaganda to fire up the snowflakes. Americans accomplished a mega landslide... a shot across the Rothschild's bow.

drendebe10's picture

You ain't justa shttn. Progressive liberal democraps are the meanest nastiest hypocrite intolerant divisive turds on the face of the earth Fukemall.

The Deacon's picture

Combine that with the % of the population that voted and you just may have something that matters

Lucretius's picture

SPORTSBALL!!!! Wait, what?

Murderface's picture

They are standalone and not networked. Is some Russian walking around with a hard wire access setup to every single one? Dipshit.

TBT or not TBT's picture

Good thing we are a Republic first and a democracy second.  

TBT or not TBT's picture

The Constitution, not mob rule, determining what happens. 

Lucretius's picture

That there is some funny shit, on what planet? I know what we were taught we were, and what it is supposed to be....

TeamDepends's picture

Hildebeasts 25 million fraud votes taste great!

Billy the Poet's picture

That's why she spent those last few hours on election night shaking the Michigan bag for crumbs.

Blue Steel 309's picture

This is a deflection from the real problem which is a 2 party winner take all primary system. That system is just as legitimate as an election in Iran.

Arnold's picture

Billy, I think the last few hours, Hillary was drinking the table under.

Ms. Erable's picture

And if left to the politicians to sort out, only real voters registered under their own names - and only once - will be removed from voting rosters nationwide.

ReturnOfDaMac's picture

Another nothing burger.  The real voter fraud is the soutern state voter suppression.  Folks die idiots!  Every day.  Do you think anyone is going to go to the registrar of voters office and say, Johnny Livingston is dead?  Hell no.  More nothing burgers to disguise the fact that folks are making some people vote with provisional ballots.  These are never, ever counted.  See all votes are equal, but some are more equal than others.  So while you have a right to vote, you don't have a right to have your vote counted!

Murderface's picture

How are votes suppressed? Please explain.

ReturnOfDaMac's picture

The techniques have been well documented.  But I'll give you some techniques

  • Intimidation - so-called poll "Observers"
  • Election Date Change robocalls
  • Arrest Threats
  • Villifying Campaign Ads - discourages voters
  • Random Voter Purging - Interstate cross check
  • Last Minute Polling Site Changes to hours and locations
  • Do Not vote messages

I wish some simple somebitch would try to "observe" me voting.  I'll stomp his ass into a grease spot on the sidewalk.

Voter fraud is bullshit and everybody knows it.  The real fraud is taking away the peoples voice.  Folks are catching on to it.

Blue Steel 309's picture

Only Africans in America are dumb enough to believe that pile of logical fallacies.

ReturnOfDaMac's picture

Me, an African, ha, ha, ha, you are truly delusional!  Yea, I know, truth stings.  As for logic, I bet you don't even know what a truth table is.  This is obvious but you are probably just a cover man-bot for the nazi bastards that want to suppress American votes.


doctor10's picture

Funny ...I've been hearing about "voter supression" ..always by the right...since the 1960's.

This is the FIRST EVER hearing about massive wholesale voter registration fraud -and may well be the only means by which the Left has won many elections in this country for decades