Based on a search of the state’s open records database, as shown in this video, anyone can identify how many dead people’s names were illegally used to vote in Pennsylvania based on their date of birth. One user found thousands who were born before 1900.
Below are younger-aged deceased voters, whose identities were used to illegally cast votes in Pennsylvania.
Voter records show someone used the identity of John H. Granahan of Allentown to vote in the 2020 Election. Granahan died in May 2019. The Dusckas Martin Funeral Home and Crematory ran his obituary.
Judy Presto of Southpark died in 2013, but someone registered her to vote in September 2020 and cast a ballot under her name in last week’s election. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette published her obituary.
Elizabeth Bartman of Drexel Hill had her name and information used to register to vote in September 2020 and cast a ballot in the 2020 Election. She died in 2008. The Philadelphia Inquirer ran her obituary.
Requirements to vote in PA require a person to be alive:
- Be a citizen of the United States for at least one month before the next primary, special, municipal, or general election.
- Be a resident of Pennsylvania and the election district in which you want to register and vote for at least 30 days before the next primary, special, municipal, or general election.
- Be at least 18 years of age on or before the day of the next primary, special, municipal, or general election.