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Electoral reform moving from crisis to positive change by Anne Farris

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Published by Carnegie Corporation of New York in New York City, NY .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Elections -- United States.,
  • Election law -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesDemocracy"s moment : moving from crisis to positive change., Carnegie Challenge 2001
Statementby Anne Farris.
ContributionsCarnegie Corporation of New York.
LC ClassificationsJK1976 .F37 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination10 p. ;
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3323247M
LC Control Number2004295257

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