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Spencer Overton

Originally posted June 2006

Stealing Democracy

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Despite a constitutional system built on the premise that all eligible citizens should be able to vote for their leaders, the U.S. actually has a system that denies that right to vote to millions of its citizens, says the author of a new book called "Stealing Democracy." Law professor Spencer Overton surveys the different ways incumbent officeholders manipulate the voting rules to insure their own reelection, effectively making it harder for entire blocs of people to vote.




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