CLAIM: Expert: 170 Registered Voters in Ohio’s 12th District Listed as Over 116 Years Old
CORRECTION: The following report, written by Eric Eggers and published by Breitbart, has been refuted by FACTCHECK.ORG.
According to FactCheck, the Ohio Secretary of State’s office says there have been no reports of voter fraud. FactCheck provided the following rebuttal to Eggers’ report:
According to the most recent version of the roll for that district, there are 161 registered voters who have a birthdate listed as Jan. 1, 1800 or Jan. 1, 1900. But those dates are just place holders for voters who registered before birthdates became a required part of the registration process in 1974. They are not their real birthdates.
Ohio actually has a system for purging inactive voters from the rolls — so people who have moved, or have died, are taken off the rolls. If a person doesn’t vote for four consecutive years after failing to return a confirmation of address postcard sent by the state, his or her name is removed from the list of eligible voters. That system was just upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court in June.
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Republican Troy Balderson clings to a narrow margin in last night’s special election for Ohio’s 12th Congressional district, underscoring the impact voter fraud can have in key elections around the country. The separation of 1700 votes, or less than one percent, highlights the recent attempt by Democratic activists to fight efforts to prevent voter fraud from occurring.
For the past four years, George Soros has spent millions of dollars trying to weaken Ohio’s election security by funding efforts to both block its implementation of Voter ID and prevent the state from removing inaccurate registrations.
The article goes on to state the following:
In 2016, liberal activist groups Demos and the ACLU filed suit against the state of Ohio in an attempt to stop its efforts to remove inaccurate voter registrations from its rolls. Soros gave 1.25 million to Demos in 2016, on top of the more than $3 million he had given in previous years. And Soros has been even more generous with the ACLU, giving over $35 million for Trump related lawsuits.
Ultimately, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Ohio’s efforts in a 5-4 decision earlier this year. But even with voter ID and cleansed voter rolls, there are still problems with Ohio elections.
Consider that 170 registered voters listed as being over 116 years old still existed on the rolls of Ohio’s 12th Congressional when GAI accessed the data last August. That’s 10 percent of Balderson’s current margin of victory, pending provisional ballots. And 72 voters over the age of 116 who “live” in Balderson’s district cast ballots in the 2016 election.
Written by: Eric Eggers, research director at the Government Accountability Institute (GAI)
Well, that’s an interesting headline: 170 Voters in Ohio Race ‘Over 116 Years Old,’ World’s Oldest Person Is 115
— Shannon Bream (@ShannonBream) August 9, 2018
Eggers wrote on Tuesday how Ohio’s 12th Congressional District had 170 registered voters over the age of 116 — 72 of whom voted in the 2016 election — according to data accessed last August.
— Bill Mitchell (@mitchellvii) August 9, 2018
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