Dead Virginians re-registered to vote

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Authorities have launched an investigation, following reports that at least 19 deceased Virginians have recently been re-registered to vote.

It's the latest odd news in a presidential race with plenty of bizarre moments.

Virginia is a critical swing state and every vote counts, which is why politicians were shocked when they heard this news.

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PURCELVILLE, VA - MAR01: Voters cast their ballots at the Philomont Fire Hall during Virginia's primary election, March 1, 2016, in Purcellville, Virginia. (Photo by Evelyn Hockstein/For The Washington Post via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 1: A voter casts her ballot in the presidential primary at Rachel Carson Middle School in Herndon, Virginia on Super Tuesday, March 1, 2016. (Photo by Allison Shelley/For The Washington Post via Getty Images)
LEESBURG, VA - MAR01: Kyle Stewart, 25, votes during Virginia's primary election for President, March 1, 2016, at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Leesburg, Virginia. (Photo by Evelyn Hockstein/For The Washington Post via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON D.C., March 1, 2016 -- A voter casts her vote at a polling station for the Virginia's primary in Arlington, Virginia, the United States, March 1, 2016. U.S. Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton are expected to perform well on 'Super Tuesday,' a key date in the 2016 presidential race. (Xinhua/Bao Dandan via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 1: Liqin Guo looks after son Henry, 1, and daughter Hillary, 7, after voting in the presidential primary at Rachel Carson Middle School in Herndon, Virginia on Super Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Guo, and her husband Wentao Yin brought their three children to the poll. The pair voted for Hillary Clinton because they feel that she represents the middle class. (Photo by Allison Shelley/For The Washington Post via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 1: Election volunteer Ly Hom, second from left, directs voter Wentao Yin in Mandarin towards a voting station as fellow volunteer Janice Wolfe, left, checks him into the system, while voters cast their ballots in the presidential primary at Rachel Carson Middle School in Herndon, Virginia on Super Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Yin and his wife Liqin Guo, behind, are originally from China. (Photo by Allison Shelley/For The Washington Post via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 1: Erlinda Villanueva, 71, who is originally from the Philippines, casts her ballot in the presidential primary at the Herndon Community Center in Herndon, Virginia on Super Tuesday, March 1, 2016. (Photo by Allison Shelley/For The Washington Post via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 1: Voters cast their ballots in the presidential primary at the Herndon Community Center in Herndon, Virginia on Super Tuesday, March 1, 2016. (Photo by Allison Shelley/For The Washington Post via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 1: Volunteer Jane Austin, center, greets voters as they prepare to cast their ballots in the presidential primary at the Herndon Community Center in Herndon, Virginia on Super Tuesday, March 1, 2016. (Photo by Allison Shelley/For The Washington Post via Getty Images)
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A man who had fought in World War II and died in 2014 was sent a letter, congratulating him on re-registering to vote.

He was among 19 dead Virginians who received this letter, all of whom were initially registered as voters in the Shenandoah Valley city of Harrisonburg.

The forms had been submitted by a private group was working to register voters at James Madison University, according to the Harrisonburg registrar's office.

The group was not identified and right now, and while no charges have been filed, the FBI and local police are investigating.

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