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Early Voting Hurts Turnout
Early Voting Hurts Turnout

AIR DATE: October 28, 2010

If you've already voted in a grocery store or a shopping mall, you may be part of the problem - lower voter turnout. A new study from the University of Wisconsin says that states like Nevada that have extensive early voting are actually depressing the voter turnout. It would be better, argue these political science professors, to allow same-day voter registration. We discuss the findings with one of the authors.

David Canon, Prof of Poli Sci, U of Wisconsin, Madison

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