Estimated 2.75 Million People In U.S. Registered To Vote In More Than One State, But This Is Not Illegal

 In Conflicts Of Interest   Last Updated: June 18, 2017

An estimated 2.75 million people in the United States being registered to vote in more than one state.  This is largely because a national voter registration reference does not exist and states do not cross-reference voter registration information.  While voting in multiple jurisdictions or precincts that cover a single candidate during the same election is illegal, being registered in multiple states is technically legal.

Chief Strategist Steve Bannon, Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnuchin, Trump’s son in law Jared Kushner, and Trump’s daughter Tiffany Trump were at least at one point registered to vote in two states.




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Inaccurate, Costly, and Inefficient: Evidence That America’s Voter Registration System Needs an Upgrade. Washington, DC: Pew Center on the States, 2012. PDF.

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