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Dogs And Dead People Among Eligible Voters In Nevada County

Eric Risberg / AP

Barbara Lane votes at a polling place on election day in the garage of the Munoz family residence Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in Novato, Calif. Alice Munoz has had a polling place in her garage for the past 40 years.

Eric Risberg / AP

How could a dog or a dead person ever be eligible to vote?

Those are among the dozens of ineligible “people” receiving voter registration cards in Nevada County through the Voter Participation Center.

The organization, based out of Washington D.C., sends thousands of cards nationwide to increase democratic participation but many fall in the wrong hands … or paws.

Pascale Fusshoeller investigated the story for YubaNet and she joins us now to discuss.  

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