Report: Ineligible Aliens Voted in Philadelphia in Recent Years

Article subtitle: 
Dozens have cast ballots in recent elections
Article author: 
Joe Schoffstall
Article publisher: 
Washington Free Beacon
Article date: 
5 October 2016
Article category: 
National News
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Dozens of ineligible aliens who have been removed from the voter rolls in the city of Philadelphia, Pa., have cast ballots in recent elections, according to a new report from an election watchdog group.

The Public Interest Legal Foundation, an Indiana-based nonprofit that litigates to protect election integrity, released a report on Tuesday detailing voter rolls in Philadelphia ...

“The report only details aliens who requested to be removed from the rolls,” PILF said. “No procedure exists to systematically scan voter rolls to detect aliens and election officials do not use data from the federal SAVE (Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements) database to scan for illegal registrations by non-citizens.” ...