The Multiple Laboratories of Democracy

  • Martha E. Kropf
Part of the Elections, Voting, Technology book series (EVT)


Notice that in South Carolina, one cannot buy alcohol on Election Day. South Carolina’s General Statutes make it clear:


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    See Foley, Edward B. 2006. “The Legitimacy of Imperfect Elections: Optimality, Not Perfection, Should Be the Goal of Election Administration” in Andrew Rachlin (ed.) Making Every Vote Count: Federal Election Legislation in the States. Princeton: Princeton University Press.Google Scholar
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    See Gerken, Heather. 2009 and 2012. The Democracy Index: Why Our Election System Is Failing and How to Fix It. Princeton: Princeton University Press.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Atkeson, L. R., L. A. Bryant, T. E. Hall, K. Saunders, and M. Alvarez. 2010. “A New Barrier to Participation: Heterogeneous Application of Voter Identification Policies.” Electoral Studies 29(1): 66–73.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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  • Martha E. Kropf
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  1. 1.Department of Political ScienceUniversity of North Carolina at CharlotteCharlotteUSA

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