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Leslie E. Gerwin and David C. King

New Orleans vote raises fairness issue

By Leslie E. Gerwin and David C. King
April 18, 2006

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NEW ORLEANS will vote for a mayor on April 22, but with many of the city's citizens temporarily scattered out of state in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana's election infrastructure is proving antiquated, dilapidated, and unfair. If the election proceeds as planned, the winner will be chosen by a minority of residents determined by the luck of location, race, ... (Full article: 686 words)

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