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Voter fraud

SUPPORT CATO FOR MEDIA FREE NEWSLETTERS HOME ABOUT BLOG CATO STORE CENTERS & PROJECTS EVENTS Cato Live Event Archives Events Multimedia Sponsor e-Briefings Event FAQs Cato University Directions to Cato Contact Cato EXPERTS MULTIMEDIA PUBLICATIONS RESEARCH AREAS SPEAKERS BUREAU SUPPORT CATO Cato on Facebook Cato on Twitter Cato on Google+ Cato on YouTube Cato Mobile Cato RSS Cato Institute 1000 Massachusetts Ave, NW Washington, DC[masked] Phone (202)[masked] Fax (202)[masked] Contact Us PRINT PAGE   Sans Serif   Serif Share with your friends: ShareThis Who's Counting?: How Fraudsters and Bureaucrats Put Your Vote at Risk (Encounter Books, 2012) BOOK FORUM Friday, September 28, 2012 Noon (Luncheon to Follow) Featuring the authors Hans von Spakovsky, Senior Legal Fellow, The Heritage Foundation; and John Fund, National Affairs Columnist, National Review, with comments by Jeffrey Milyo, Middlebush Professor of Social Science, University of Missouri; and Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute. The Cato Institute 1000 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20001 If you can't make it to the Cato Institute, watch this event live online at www.cato.org/live and join the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #CatoEvents. Also follow @CatoEvents on Twitter to get future event updates, live streams, and videos from the Cato Institute. Purchase BookThe 2012 election may be among the closest in U.S. history. Many Americans are concerned about voter fraud, while experts wonder if the conduct of American elections has improved since 2000. In an effort to clean up our election laws, reduce fraud, and increase public confidence in the integrity of the voting system, many states have passed laws requiring a photo ID be shown at the polls and curbing the widespread use of absentee ballots, which can facilitate fraud. Critics argue that such measures seek to suppress voter turnout. Yet public confidence in the integrity of elections is at an all-time low. One poll found 62 percent of American voters thought that voter fraud was very common or somewhat common. Another survey found that 82 percent of Americans support photo ID laws. As Americans prepare again to elect a president, please join us for a lively discussion of this provocative new book on the integrity of the vote.

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