A Simple Plan to Drastically Improve Voting, Stop Fraud, and Save Money

April 18, 2013, The Atlantic

A Simple Plan to Drastically Improve Voting, Stop Fraud, and Save Money

The best hope for reform is with registration reforms at the state level, says the lawyer for John McCain's 2008 campaign and Stephen Colbert's super PAC.

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Bipartisan agreements seem possible on immigration and perhaps even on guns. Could election reform be next? Is there an opportunity to move past the partisan rancor of the voting wars and modernize America's out-of-date election system?

We all know it needs improvement. Long lines on Election Day are only the most visible symptom, as some voters from Florida to Virginia to Ohio waited up to seven hours to make their voice heard in last year's election. The culprit often turns out to be the old-fashioned, paper-based registration system used across the country.



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