Friday, June 13, 2014

Access the New York State Voter File

If you would like to analyse all the recent voting history and registration records for all New York State registered voters go to http://www.elections.ny.gov/FoilRequestVoterRegData.html and fill out the form and submit. Within days you will receive a DVD containing a zip file which in turn contains two files.
  • AllNYSVoters.txt
  • FOIL_VOTER_LIST_LAYOUT.pdf
After looking at it, it appears that there are a fair number of errors.

For example, according to the data, it appears, an 183 year voted in an 2013 election.  And that is only the start of the issues.

See