This American Life: The Wide Wide World of Serial Vote Supression

This American Life‘s Jack Hitt did a story this weekend on voter fraud in the Presidential election.

Most telling is the fact that, at least of the incidents we know about, the fraudulent efforts made by Bush supporters, in some cases paid for by the RNC itself, have resulted in criminal convictions, and a substantial change in the actual vote.

On he other side of the fence, the Democrats efforts haven’t, as far as we know, led to any change in the vote counts themselves. As the piece points out, with new ID laws and signature checks, even if you’re registered 35 times, that doesn’t mean that you’ll be able to vote 35 times…

Listen to the piece here. [MP3, 14’55”, 3.3MB]

If you feel like someone tried to interfere with your right to vote, call the Election Protection Coalition hotline: 866-OUR-VOTE.

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