Researchers say Pennsylvania’s electoral system among worst in country

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE: …The Electoral Integrity Project, affiliated with Harvard University and the University of Sydney in Australia, evaluated states’ electoral systems based on interviews with more than 700 political scientists. Researchers scored states on the perceived integrity of 11 aspects of the electoral process, from how congressional and legislative districts are drawn to how votes are cast and counted.

Pennsylvania’s overall score of 56 out of 100 tied for fifth-worst among U.S. states, ahead of only Oklahoma, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Arizona.

It also tied the scores of Cuba, Bulgaria and Hungary in the Electoral Integrity Project’s global research, which used the same criteria… (more)



Updated: December 28, 2016 — 11:25 am © 2016