Stealing Democracy: The New Politics of Voter Suppression

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Politicians spew shallow words describing a self-governing American people, who select their representatives. In reality, politicians maintain power by selecting voters. Elected officials and bureaucrats control thousands of election practices--from district boundaries to English-only ballots--that determine political winners and losers. Through real-life stories, Spencer Overton shows how these practices determine policies on issues that shape our lives, and he provides strategies for restoring government by the people. Overton's compelling case is vital to the future of our democracy. With a new afterword.

Author: Spencer Overton
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Published: 11/17/2007
Pages: 240
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.70lbs
Size: 8.50h x 5.50w x 0.70d
ISBN13: 9780393330939
ISBN10: 0393330931
BISAC Categories:
- Political Science | Political Process | Campaigns & Elections
- Political Science | American Government | General