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2004 US Presidential Election
November 01, 2004
Missouri | St. Louis Strengthens Security For Elections

From STL

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay said this morning that election and law enforcement officials will be on extra watch to make sure every eligible voter in the city is able to cast a ballot.
Slay said he wanted to avoid the “national embarrassment” of four years ago, when thousands of “inactive” voters were turned away from the polls.

The move is also designed to avoid another massive case of voter fraud that plagued the city in the 2000 election.

Posted by Catalyst at November 1, 2004 07:22 PM | TrackBack
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