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Are American elections fair?

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Published by Greenhaven Press in San Diego, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Elections -- United States,
    • Voting -- United States,
    • Politics, Practical -- United States,
    • United States -- Politics and government

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementStuart A. Kallen, book editor.
      SeriesAt issue, At issue (San Diego, Calif.)
      ContributionsKallen, Stuart A., 1955-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK1976 .A83 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3428038M
      ISBN 100737733780, 0737733799
      LC Control Number2005052339

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