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Voter fraud is rare

With respect to Gerald Click’s Aug. 14 letter to the editor (“Am I an extremist?”) the answer is clear.

The Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law notes that one is more likely to be struck by lightning than to encounter an actual case of voter fraud. The Brennan Center has indicated, “Because voter fraud is essentially irrational, it is not surprising that no credible evidence suggests a voter fraud epidemic.” Why would a noncitizen exchange a vote for the risk of jail time, thousands of dollars in fines and possible deportation?

Individuals with views similar to Click’s on this and other issues are running for local office in Spokane and their races appear on the November ballot. Research the candidates, discover their personal beliefs, and choose wisely.

David Green



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