Indiana bill would allow the dead to vote

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A proposal being considered by Indiana lawmakers wouldn't let something like death stand in the way of voting.

Rep. Matt Pierce put forward a bill to the House Elections Committee that would allow a person's absentee ballot to count if they die before Election Day, the Indy Star reports, with Pierce saying he was upset that the absentee ballot of former U.S. Rep. Frank McCloskey wasn't counted because he died of cancer before Election Day 2004.

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