Alex Keyssar

Alex Keyssar is the author of The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States (Basic Books).

Fractured Franchise Fractured Franchise

There's been a lot of talk in recent days about "disfranchisement." Jesse Jackson has invoked memories of the bloody battles for voter registration in Selma; elderly Jews in Palm...

Nov 27, 2000 / Editorial / Alex Keyssar