TITLE

Correspondence

AUTHOR(S)
Barrett, Richard L.
PUB. DATE
December 1960
SOURCE
New Republic;12/12/60, Vol. 143 Issue 25, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
Presents several letters to the editor referencing articles published in previous issues. Constructional amendment of electoral votes in the U.S.; Election controversy in the State of Illinois, which illustrates, forcibly, the grotesqueness of the present Electoral College system; Possibilities of fraud, corruption and chicanery in the voting system; Argument that the proportional plan--with its possibility for picking up electoral votes in virtually every state in the Union by the shift of several thousand ballots-- would invite total retabulation in every state in a close year; View on the value of capital punishment.
ACCESSION #
14598910

 

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