Rhetoric can stir emotions, but data may not support it. There’s great concern among some about voter fraud in the US. Millions are spent battling it. Barriers to voting are erected, supposedly as protection. In fact, out of 834,065,926 votes cast from 2000 to 2014, only 35 pertinent allegations could be found. That’s 4 one-millionths of a percent. Quantitatively, US voter fraud is not a significant electoral issue. So, either the pundits are mis-informed, or the pundits have another use for raising the issue.
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