From The New Yorker, Jeffrey Toobin on the myth of voter fraud. An interview with Allen Raymond, author of How to Rig an Election: Confessions of a Republican Operative, on how dirty tricks work (and a review). A computer scientist and a mathematician have created a method to achieve greater ballot security than is possible with paper or software alone. Why does the US have a drawn-out presidential electoral system that is a far cry from the "one vote for all" principle? The Supreme Court will hear the most significant voting rights case since Bush v. Gore—and it could affect the 2008 election. An article on why Indiana's voter-ID law is harmful and worthless. The rhetoric over Crawford v. Marion County Election Board is hot, but neither side has very strong evidence in the case.