South Carolina DMV Says 900 Dead People Voted

01/12/2012 12:46 pm ET | Updated Mar 13, 2012
  • Jeff Brush Easley Patch

In a statement released Wednesday S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson reported the discovery of evidence that was uncovered by Department of Motor Vehicles Director Kevin Shwedo during a recent review of data related to the state's controversial new voter ID law.

"Director Shwedo's research has revealed evidence that over nine hundred deceased people appear to have 'voted' in recent elections in South Carolina," Wilson said in a statement released Wednesday. "This is an alarming number, and clearly necessitates an investigation into potential criminal activity."

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