Deceased voters on New York election rolls

Newsday's analysis of New York State's voter rolls used the U.S. Social Security Administration's death master file to find voters who had the same name (including middle initial), birthdate and ZIP code as someone who passed away. The analysis also looked for voters whose records show they have not voted in 10 years, making it unlikely that their registrations are current, according to Harvard University professor of government Stephen Ansolabehere, an expert on voter list issues.

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County Total voters Dead voters % of voters who are dead Voters not voting for 10 years % not voting for 10 years
Nassau 945,078 6,108 0.65% 89,469 9.47%
Bronx 649,387 2,947 0.45% 71,531 11.02%
New York 968,908 3,286 0.34% 79,408 8.20%
Kings 1,323,975 4,445 0.34% 155,852 11.77%
Richmond 265,680 884 0.33% 29,817 11.22%
Suffolk 910,365 2,497 0.27% 60,044 6.60%
Westchester 551,650 1,464 0.27% 29,768 5.40%
Queens 1,059,037 2,262 0.21% 97,043 9.16%
Putnam 60,102 81 0.13% 2,253 3.75%
Greene 28,647 36 0.13% 1,335 4.66%
Erie 583,217 674 0.12% 37,009 6.35%
Saratoga 147,083 155 0.11% 6,949 4.72%
Ulster 109,955 111 0.10% 4,575 4.16%
Fulton 31,558 31 0.10% 2,678 8.49%
Oneida 131,415 114 0.09% 6,478 4.93%
Columbia 40,243 34 0.08% 1,383 3.44%
Albany 178,778 144 0.08% 5,205 2.91%
Sullivan 45,324 36 0.08% 1,848 4.08%
Herkimer 37,972 29 0.08% 3,080 8.11%
Schenectady 90,685 67 0.07% 4,184 4.61%
Oswego 69,373 51 0.07% 5,595 8.07%
Schuyler 11,518 8 0.07% 649 5.63%
Steuben 56,225 36 0.06% 3,621 6.44%
Tompkins 51,809 33 0.06% 1,548 2.99%
Dutchess 169,012 107 0.06% 7,127 4.22%
Montgomery 27,303 16 0.06% 2,124 7.78%
Wayne 53,885 30 0.06% 3,474 6.45%
Lewis 16,712 9 0.05% 1,287 7.70%
Chautauqua 77,383 41 0.05% 5,518 7.13%
Monroe 437,854 220 0.05% 20,303 4.64%
Rensselaer 93,022 45 0.05% 4,464 4.80%
Rockland 178,618 86 0.05% 7,539 4.22%
Ontario 66,492 32 0.05% 3,121 4.69%
Hamilton 4,350 2 0.05% 166 3.82%
Broome 112,010 46 0.04% 5,797 5.18%
Franklin 25,136 10 0.04% 2,447 9.74%
Orange 208,395 81 0.04% 9,415 4.52%
Delaware 26,431 10 0.04% 1,479 5.60%
Cayuga 44,984 17 0.04% 2,629 5.84%
Essex 25,061 9 0.04% 1,221 4.87%
Cattaraugus 44,962 16 0.04% 3,478 7.74%
Orleans 22,520 7 0.03% 1,690 7.50%
Niagara 128,705 39 0.03% 7,968 6.19%
Chemung 50,248 13 0.03% 2,681 5.34%
Madison 39,781 10 0.03% 2,312 5.81%
St.Lawrence 58,619 14 0.02% 5,486 9.36%
Schoharie 17,972 4 0.02% 531 2.95%
Clinton 45,458 10 0.02% 3,057 6.72%
Jefferson 56,150 12 0.02% 4,135 7.36%
Seneca 19,128 4 0.02% 993 5.19%
Allegany 24,188 5 0.02% 822 3.40%
Washington 34,029 7 0.02% 2,316 6.81%
Genesee 35,208 7 0.02% 1,312 3.73%
Wyoming 23,500 4 0.02% 1,754 7.46%
Tioga 30,674 5 0.02% 1,943 6.33%
Otsego 32,963 5 0.02% 1,248 3.79%
Onondaga 280,874 42 0.01% 13,401 4.77%
Warren 40,943 6 0.01% 2,069 5.05%
Livingston 37,037 4 0.01% 1,736 4.69%
Chenango 28,347 3 0.01% 2,016 7.11%
Cortland 27,443 1 0.00% 1,336 4.87%
Yates 13,585 - 0.00% 401 2.95%
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