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Today's voting freakout: noncitizens are coming to steal your election
Today's voting freakout: noncitizens are coming to steal your election

With only a few days left before election day, pretexts for panic over the sanctity of the ballot box are dwindling down to a precious few. Two political scientists from Virginia's Old Dominion University have done their part, with an article on the Washington Post's Monkey Cage politics website asserting that control of the Senate could be "decided by illegal votes cast by non-citizens" on Tuesday.  The column by Jesse Richman and David Earnest is based on their longer paper in the journal Electoral Studies. Their methodology already has been challenged by other political scientists who argue that Richman's and Earnest's statistical sample...

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