To assure pride and confidence in the electoral process

@inproceedings{Carter2002ToAP,
  title={To assure pride and confidence in the electoral process},
  author={Jimmy Carter and Philip D. Zelikow},
  year={2002}
}
In 2000 the American electoral system was tested by a political ordeal unlike any in living memory. Not since 1876-77 has the outcome of a national election remained so unsettled for so long. The past election's recount conundrum shook the nationi"s faith in the mechanisms that support the democratic process. Led by former Presidents Ford and Carter, the National Commission on Federal Election Reform undertook a study of the American electoral system. The resulting report describes where and… 
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