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Mistrust Runs High As Early Voters Cast Ballots

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Mistrust Runs High As Early Voters Cast Ballots

Election 2008: Voting Problems

Mistrust Runs High As Early Voters Cast Ballots

Mistrust Runs High As Early Voters Cast Ballots

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The integrity of previous elections has suffered from faulty machines and problematic ballots. In the 2008 election, unreliable voter registration has emerged as a major concern. Republicans are accusing the Democrats of fraud, and the Democrats are blaming the Republicans for voter disenfranchisement.

Guests:

Daniel Tokaji, associate professor of law and the associate director of election law at Moritz College of Law at Ohio State University

Lenny McAllister, political commentator for Charlotte, N.C.'s Fox News Rising, author of the article "Real election risk is voter suspicion, not fraud" published Oct. 17 in The Dallas Morning News.

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