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Beyond the Margin of Litigation: Reforming U.S. Election Administration to Avoid Electoral Meltdown

@article{Hasen2005BeyondTM,
  title={Beyond the Margin of Litigation: Reforming U.S. Election Administration to Avoid Electoral Meltdown},
  author={Richard L. Hasen},
  journal={Washington and Lee Law Review},
  year={2005},
  volume={62},
  pages={937}
}
In the 2004 presidential election, the United States came much closer to electoral meltdown, violence in the streets, and constitutional crisis than most people realize. Less than a 2% swing among Ohio voters toward Democratic candidate for President John Kerry and away from incumbent Republican President George W. Bush would have placed the Ohio - and national - election for president well within the margin of litigation, and it would have gotten ugly very quickly. Allegations of voter fraud… Expand
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