Nevada Public Radio Listen Live

"BBC's World Service"
Facebook Twitter Follow Nevada Public Radio

Support Nevada Public Radio
KNPR's State of Nevada About SON Archives Participate Specials
Life In Baker, California
Is The Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas For Sale?
The HOA: Help Or Headache?
Reid Vs. Heller On Bundy Standoff
Lowden Embraces Changing Senate Elections
The State Of The Clark County School District
Reno A Frontrunner For Tesla Plant
States Look At Marijuana Laws
Gut Feeling: What We Learned From The Hadza About Digestion
Missing Out On A High School Diploma
The Progressive Bluegrass Sounds Of The Infamous Stringdusters
Why Don't We Know Who's Behind the Kelly Cheating Scandal?
Las Vegas City Council Votes For Horse-Drawn Carriages
Utah Keeps 'Utes' As Mascot
The Good Foods Of Lent
Robert Coover And The Return Of The Brunists
How Safe Is Your Food?
Castro And Patrick Spar Over Immigration
Boycott Las Vegas Say Social Conservatives
Behind The Bundy Ranch Standoff
Can 'Serious' Reading Happen Online?
Lynne Jasames On Why 'It's Okay To Cry'
BASE Jumping: The Allure And The Danger
Anti-Government Protesters Win Round Against BLM
Tax Advice For The Alternative Economy
The Secret History Of Las Vegas

You'd Vote For Your Candidate - But Would You Bet On Them?
You'd Vote For Your Candidate - But Would You Bet On Them?

AIR DATE: April 4, 2013

British bookmakers held $1.6 million on last year's presidential election. Nevada State Senator Tick Segerblom says that some of that money should stay in the U.S. - at Nevada sportsbooks to be precise. But what would it mean for elections? Would it trivialize the choice? Would people vote their parlay card and not their conscience? Or could it increase election fixing?

Justin Levitt, Professor of Election Law, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
    comments powered by Disqus
    Web hosting facilities provided by Switch.