Can Americans Expect Free and Fair Elections?

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The results will soon be in for New Hampshire, but election officials around the country are haunted by shades of the year 2000. Tomorrow, Arizona, Ohio and 24 other states will be watching the US Supreme Court for arguments about Indiana's voter ID law.  Does it prevent fraud or disenfranchise poor and minority voters? Why do a third of all precincts nationwide use touch-screen computers, even though they're known to be unreliable? After Florida, 2000, Congress spent $3.9 billion on new voting technology.  Are US elections better or worse?


Todd Rokita - Indiana Secretary of State, Rick Hasen - professor of Law at UC Irvine, author of “Election Meltdown: Dirty Tricks, Distrust, and the Threat to American Democracy” - @rickhasen, Clive Thompson - Wired Magazine / New York Times Magazine - @pomeranian99, Ion Sancho - Leon County Elections Division

Warren Olney

Sonya Geis, Dan Konecky, Karen Radziner