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  • Professor emeritus in Wall Street Journal

    By Tara Chandler
    Published: March 6, 2008
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    Turnout rates are easy to define: You divide the number of people who voted into the number of people who could have voted. But they’re hard to calculate in the U.S. The 50 states and the District of Columbia run the show, and they generally don’t keep an accurate count of eligible voters. “The quality …

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