We could learn a thing or two from Mexico's voting system

Down in Mexico, elections are on Sunday, and everyone is supposed to vote.  The new president will take over in December, five months away. President Trump and "Presidente-Electo" Andrés López-Obrador spoke by phone last week.  They say that it went well.  By the way, I will not be surprised if the two men meet in person, sort of like when President-Elect Reagan and President López-Portillo shook hands in January 1981 at one of the border bridges. Mexico can teach us a thing or two about voting.  The Mexicans have a wonderful voter ID system, as my friend Allan Wall explained: Each Mexican voter has a government-issued photographic voter ID card, which he presents to election authorities.  They have a book with the photograph of each and every voter precinct.  Each precinct has such a book. Across from the election authorities are seated representatives from various...(Read Full Post)

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