Crisply written, irreverent yet engaged. . . . A lively, witty survey of the numerous ailments that afflict the American electoral system.”
Alexander Keyssar, Stirling Professor of History and Social Policy at Harvard, author of The Right to Vote
People are dying to votebut not in the U.S. where only five in 10 exercise the privilege in presidential elections. What’s standing in the way? Electoral Dysfunction begins the national conversation we need to have.
Mark McKinnon, co-founder of No Labels
This is a well-written, enlightening look at how, when it comes to access to the ballot box and other voter rights, the world’s second oldest democracy still has a long way to go.”
"Delightfully provocative. . . . A well-organized, important tool that will remain useful beyond the present electoral cycle."
About the Author
Victoria Bassetti has worked with legislative and judicial bodies of the U.S. government, including serving as chief counsel/staff director to a subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. She has been active in numerous political campaigns and participates regularly in Election Day voter-protection efforts. Electoral Dysfunction is directed by Bennett Singer, Leslie D. Farrell, and David Deschamps, whose credits include multiple Emmy, Peabody, and duPont-Columbia awards.