Police in northwestern Pakistan have launched an inquiry after complaints about two dead women being declared elected in a local election held last month, election officials said on Monday. The women, one of whom died 13 years ago, were elected as councillors in the Upper Dir district in the North West Frontier Province, according to the News daily newspaper. The other woman died three years ago.
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Surprised? I wonder if anyone ever checks on our own councillors. Many of them only seem to rise from the dead to go on foreign junkets.
Dead Politicians Here
A dog cast a vote in the last elections when Bush was elected, this happened in Florida, someone registered his dog’s name as a voter and it was accepted.