Yes, Vote-Buying Is Illegal. But Why

 I’ve never been a fan of litigating election results in court, and  filed last month by the loser of the Democratic primary for buy bulk votes  a Florida seat in the U.S. House of Representatives seems as frivolous as they come. Yet one of its several charges deserves more thought. Not because it’s true — it’s ridiculous on its face — but because it speaks to the nature of democracy.

The allegation from the loser, Dale Holness, is that the winner, Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick, essentially purchased votes by promising legislation that would pay those of moderate income $1,000 per month. His   it “a gimmick designed only t

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