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When 1,099 Felons Vote In A Race Won By 312 Ballots

Stan_in_Texas Wrote: Aug 14, 2012 12:16 PM
Who should be able to vote? Citizens? Illegals? Felons? Foreigners who are here just visiting legally? Who should be able to vote legally? How should we dtermine who is voting legally?
In the eyes of the Obama administration, most Democratic lawmakers and left-leaning editorial pages across the country, voter fraud is a problem that doesn't exist. Allegations of fraud, they say, are little more than pretexts conjured up by Republicans to justify voter ID laws designed to suppress Democratic turnout.

That argument becomes much harder to make after reading a discussion of the 2008 Minnesota Senate race in "Who's Counting?", a new book by conservative journalist John Fund and former Bush Justice Department official Hans von Spakovsky. Although the authors cover the whole range of voter fraud issues, their chapter on Minnesota...