by Justin P. Coffey
Irwin Gellman's latest volume in his political history of Nixon argues the 1960 election returns in Illinois and Texas were rigged for Kennedy. A reviewer finds the case is intriguing but falls short of solid proof, though it does resonate with charges of stolen elections and media favoritism that are all too familiar today.
SOURCE: CBS News
As the United States celebrated the centennial of the Declaration of Independence, a heated competition between Republican Rutherford B. Hayes and Democrat Samuel Tilden was rife with accusations of voter fraud and suppression.
SOURCE: ABC News
For months, President Trump has been casting doubt on the legitimacy of the 2020 election and mail-in ballots, even though legal and historical experts say there's no cause for concern.
SOURCE: New York Times
by Jon Grinspan
Many of our election rules date from that moment, around 1900, when Americans redirected their “love of smart dealings” toward tightening up electoral systems, rather than finding ways around them.
by Richard L. Hasen
A leading expert on voting rights and election law warns that the Trump administratin is making unprecedented preparations to use the courts to challenge the election results.
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