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|Subject: Re: Question for TMFPMarti||Date: 7/17/2013 6:30 AM|
|Author: lowstudent||Number: 689151 of 744001|
One should also keep in mind that the tighter you control the registration process and the updating of voter lists (as people move, die, are convicted of crimes, and so forth) and the proper identification of persons registering and voting, so that only people actually authorized by law to vote can vote at a polling place or using an absentee ballot, and can vote only once... then buying absentee ballots becomes more and more cost-effective compared to other methods of illegal voting.
Agreed, it is also the most likely source of catching the folks that do it.
I think the benefit outweighs the cost, just that the process is not that easy to corrupt, not that it can't be corrupted.
Interesting to think about this stuff though
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