Bad Politics

October 17, 2012

Coercion, manipulation, ballot stuffing—how do we know when election fraud affects political outcomes? As part of our series profiling issues that affect American voters, LSA Professor of Political Science Walter Mebane outlines the factors that provoke election fraud. From correctly counting votes to accurately representing intentions, learn what political scientists look for to determine whether election outcomes are legitimate. 

See more from our series profiling political issues that affect American voters:

October 4 - Overcoming Bias
October 11 - Presidential Debates
October 25 - Race & Partisan Preference
November 1 - How Voters Make Decisions

Video production by Rob Hess and Natalie Condon.

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