Dead people gave nearly $600K to campaigns since 2009

By: Fredreka Schouten and Christopher Schnaars

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WASHINGTON — The dead can’t vote, but they can give money to politicians.

Thirty-two people listed on federal campaign records as “deceased” have contributed more than $586,000 to congressional and presidential candidates and political parties since Jan. 1, 2009, according to a USA TODAY analysis of Federal Election Commission filings.

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