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Do We Need Election Reform?

GUESTS: REPRESENTATIVE PETER DEFAZIO *Democratic Congressman from Oregon *Author, DeFazio-Leach bill ROBERT RICHIE *Executive Director, Center for Voting and Democracy DOUG LOUIS *Executive Director, The Election Center, Houston, Texas The post-election confusion in Florida has lawmakers and voters calling for reform. From changes in the electoral college to updating voting machines and redesigning ballot forms, there are lots of proposals that would overhaul the system to avoid future problems. Do we need to change the way we elect people to public office?

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