How do US elections stack up?

November 03, 2016

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Voters cast their ballots during early voting in Chicago on Oct. 14, 2016. 


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Echoes abroad of US election challenges at home

America has long prided itself as a beacon of democracy, but US elections face some of the same challenges as elections the world over. David Carroll, head of the Carter Center's Democracy Program, shares some of what he's learned through decades of election monitoring and working to strengthen democracies around the globe.