Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Electoral Integrity in AmericaSecuring Democracy$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Pippa Norris, Sarah Cameron, and Thomas Wynter

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780190934163

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2018

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190934163.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (oxford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use.date: 26 May 2022

Diagnosing Electoral Integrity

Diagnosing Electoral Integrity

Chapter:
(p.60) 4 Diagnosing Electoral Integrity
Source:
Electoral Integrity in America
Author(s):

Michael Latner

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190934163.003.0004

Chapter 4 considers the sources of systematic evidence that are available to diagnose problems of American elections. Many claims and counterclaims about alleged malpractice are often heard in partisan debate and journalistic commentary—but during an era of low trust in the legacy news and isolating bubbles in social media, what could help to sort out fact from fiction? What are the pros and cons of alternative sources of evidence? This chapter compares electoral performance data on issues of voter registration permissiveness, ballot access, system security, and gerrymandering from several expert indices, institutional measures, and mass surveys.

Keywords:   electoral integrity, U.S. elections, expert surveys, measuring democracy

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .