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Couple tries to solve why deceased cat was mailed voter form: ‘All types of fraud’

When Ron Tims was going through his mail on July 8, an envelope made him do a double-take. It was a voter registration application addressed to his cat, Cody Tims, who had died 12 years ago.The Atlanta-based family was surprised — and very confused — to have received the form.“There’s a huge push but if they’re trying to register cats, I’m not sure who else they’re trying to register. I’m not sure if they’re trying to register dogs, mice, snakes,” Ron’s wife, Carol, told WAGA-TV.Georgia’s Secretary of State’s Office claimed that the registration letter did not come from them and must have been from a third-party. Groups have access to mailing lists to get names and addresses for mail-outs like these, but it’s unclear why Cody’s name was on any public, governm...