Effects of Identification Requirements on Voting: Evidence from the Experiences of Voters on Election Day

  title={Effects of Identification Requirements on Voting: Evidence from the Experiences of Voters on Election Day},
  author={Stephen Ansolabehere},
  journal={PS: Political Science \& Politics},
  pages={127 - 130}
  • S. Ansolabehere
  • Published 1 January 2009
  • Political Science
  • PS: Political Science & Politics
At the heart of the efforts to improve elections in the United States are two important values: access and integrity. To guarantee the right to vote, the polls must be accessible to all who wish to vote. To guarantee legitimate elections, only eligible people should be allowed to vote, and all votes must be tabulated correctly. These values have different implications for administrative procedures, ranging from the implementation of registration systems to the choice of voting equipment to the… 
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