TITLE

FRAUD ALERT

AUTHOR(S)
Toobin, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
New Yorker;1/14/2008, Vol. 83 Issue 43, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on issues of voter fraud and voter turnout, focusing on the U.S. Supreme Court case Crawford v. Marion County Election Board. An overview of the case, which concerns voter identification requirement laws in Indiana, is presented. The author discusses low voter turnout in the U.S. and offers suggestions that may allow more people to participate in the democratic process.
ACCESSION #
28228162

 

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