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Item! Candidates Are Buying Your Vote

May 14, 2008

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A daring new article in the Journal of Political Economy creates a theoretical voting system where, in addition to the already accepted campaign promises, votes can be bought and sold free of stigma. Within this system, the authors are able to shed light on the economics of our approaching general election. Full Story

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