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Volume 134 - Number 1 - Spring 2019

Voter ID Laws: The Disenfranchisement of Minority Voters?
Ben Pryor, Rebekah Herrick and James A. Davis examine the effects of strict voter identification laws on minority voter suppression. They analyze United States Census data and find that strict identification laws do not appear to disproportionally suppress voter turnout among minority groups.


Volume 132 - Number 3 - Fall 2017

The Racial Gap in Wait Times: Why Minority Precincts Are Underserved by Local Election Officials
STEPHEN PETTIGREW demonstrates that voters in mostly minority electoral precincts wait considerably longer than those in predominantly white precincts. He finds that a considerable amount of this racial gap can be attributed to logistical decisions made by local election officials.


Volume 131 - Number 3 - Fall 2016

The Impact of Voter Fraud Claims on Voter Registration Reform Legislation
MARGARET GROARKE examines the impact that claims of voter fraud has had on three cases of voter registration reforms in the United States. She argues that the opposition that these legislative efforts faced is best understood as a partisan strategy to redistribute the electorate.


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The Racial Gap in Wait Times: Why Minority Precincts Are Underserved by Local Election Officials
STEPHEN PETTIGREW

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MARGARET GROARKE

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