How Did the U.S. Stop Electoral Fraud?

10/21/2016 - Professor of Political Science Erik Engstrom in the Christian Science Monitor.

In a stormy series of speeches, debate remarks, and posts on Twitter over the past week, Republican nominee Donald Trump has lashed out at a list of national institutions, from the media to the FBI, accusing them of conspiring against him, and warning darkly of widespread voter fraud.

His claim that the upcoming election is being "rigged," and his corresponding refusal to guarantee that he’ll accept the results, has earned him rebukes from Democrats, as well as more than a few Republicans. On Thursday night, his opponent Hillary Clinton made light of it at the Alfred E. Smith memorial dinner in New York.

Read the full story in the Christian Science Monitor.

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