The Hidden Costs of Clean Election Reform by Frederic Charles Schaffer

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Published by Cornell University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Political Process - Elections,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Corrupt practices,
  • Elections,
  • United States,
  • Voting,
  • Politics/International Relations

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11205590M
ISBN 100801441153
ISBN 109780801441158

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