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Making Contact – August 6, 2004

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ElectionWatch ’04 – Systems Failure
A healthy democracy depends not only on the leaders whom voters choose to elect, but also the systems used to cast votes. When election systems fail, so does democracy. On this edition, we take a look at the disenfranchisement of African Americans in Florida, the debate over electronic voting machines, and Electoral College reform in the state of Colorado. –