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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 4B

37. J. J. McCook, “Venal Voting: Methods and Remedies,” Forum (October 1892): 159-77.

Discussion of voter fraud in Connecticut. The author reviews statistics of “venal voters” (i.e., voters who are susceptible to bribery) and argues that certain classes of persons, such as pensioners, farm workers, and unskilled laborers, should be stricken from the voting rolls.