US election: Dead people caught voting in New York, says report

US election: Dead people caught voting in New York, says report

- The US general election is on-going as the citizens file out to elect their representatives for another four years

- President Trump is seeking reelection while the Democrat candidate, Joe Biden is challenging him at the poll

- According to a report, the election record shows that dead people were caught voting in NYC

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A report by the New York Post indicates that ballots have been mailed into the New York City Board of Elections in the name of dead voters.

The newspaper says that the records show that the elections board received an absentee ballot from Frances Reckhow of Staten Island, a registered Democrat.

YEN.com.gh gathered that the BOE mailed an absentee ballot requested by Frances M. Reckhow of Bedell Avenue on September 24.

According to the report, Reckhow supposedly mailed the ballot back on October 6 and the BOE received it and declared it valid on October 8.

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US election: Dead people caught voting in New York, says report

An American citizen casts his vote during the on-going general election in the country. Source: New York Post.
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However, Reckhow, who was born on July 6, 1915, and would be 105 on Tuesday, November 3, died in 2012, according to an obituary filed with The Staten Advance, the newspaper reports.

Reckhow's daughter, Carol Huben, a registered Republican according to voting records, is listed as residing at the same address as her late mother.

The New York Post said Huben did not return phone messages for comment, adding that the Board of Elections said they would look into it.

The report also noted that the records show the Nizzere ballot was mailed on October 9 and it was received back by the BOE on October 13, which declared the ballot valid on October 25.

The Board of Elections said it was looking into the matter. The absentee ballots do not get counted until six days after Election Day in New York.

President Trump has raised concerns about mail-in balloting, including after the city BOE was forced to resend nearly 100,000 absentee ballots to Brooklyn voters after a vendor-provided the wrong return envelopes with other people’s names.

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Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh had previously reported that with less than 24 hours to the highly anticipated US presidential election, Democratic candidate, Joe Biden delivered a strong message to the American people.

It was reported that Biden who made the disclosure while speaking during his final campaign rally in Pittsburgh on Monday night, November 2, added that nothing is going to stop the country from voting for him.

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Source: Yen Newspaper

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