The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States. Professor Alex Keyssar Matthew W. Stirling, Jr., Professor of History and Social. Alexander Keyssar. The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States. New York: Basic Books, xxiv + pp. $ (paper). THE RIGHT TO VOTE: THE CONTESTED HISTORY OF DEMOCRACY IN. THE UNITED STATES. By Alexander Keyssar. New York: Basic Books. Pp. xxiv .

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In this revised and updated edition, Keyssar carries the story forward, from the disputed presidential contest of through the campaign and the election of Barack Obama.

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