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Monthly Archives: August 2011
It’s pretty clear that Utah election administration doesn’t really look like Chicago Machine Politics in the 1950s no matter how many database oddities we might find. In a blog post Monday, my colleague Adam Brown analyzed the publicly available Utah … Continue reading
These dates are not errors but are rather a means of preserving the right to vote for our senior voters. In response to today’s posts, an explanation from Salt Lake officials is here. Copy and paste: The birthdates from the … Continue reading
A little while ago, I wrote that Utah’s voter file has many people with invalid birthdates. Thousands of registered voters were apparently born between 1800 and 1810, for example.