Identifying Election Fraud Using Orphan and Low Propensity Voters

  title={Identifying Election Fraud Using Orphan and Low Propensity Voters},
  author={Ray Christensen and Thomas J. Schultz},
  journal={American Politics Research},
  pages={311 - 337}
Although voter ID laws have become a hot topic of political debate, existing scholarship has failed to produce conclusive evidence concerning the existence or frequency of electoral fraud, especially the type of fraud that would be prevented by photo identification laws and signature verification protocols for voting by mail. We propose a new method of measuring election fraud, especially identity fraud, that is superior to previous measurement efforts because it measures actual instances of… 

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