Stealing Democracy

Stealing Democracy

The New Politics of Voter Suppression

Book - 2006
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Politicians spew shallow words describing a self-governing American people, who select their representatives. In reality, politicians maintain power by selecting voters. Elected officials and bureaucrats control thousands of election practices--from district boundaries to English-only ballots--that determine political winners and losers. Through real-life stories, Spencer Overton shows how these practices determine policies on issues that shape our lives, and he provides strategies for restoring government by the people. Overton's compelling case is vital to the future of our democracy. With a new afterword.
Publisher: New York : Norton, c2006.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780393061598
0393061590
Branch Call Number: 324.65
Characteristics: 224 p. ; 22 cm.

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