Under a consent decree filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court, dead people who used to live in Mississippi’s Walthall County will no longer be allowed to vote there.

The A.P. this morning first reported the deal, in which the county agreed to scrub its voter rolls of people who shouldn’t be voting, including, but not limited to disenfranchised felons, cadavers used for medical research, people who live in Alaska, Civil War veterans and mummies.

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