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The phenomenon of vote fraud has led some scholars to conclude that
a. confidence in government has undergone a genuine decline in this century.
b. confidence in government has undergone only an apparent decline
c. voter turnout has increased dramatically.
d. the decline in voter turnout in the 20th century has been apparent not real.

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    d) because before the 20th century voters would be given multiple identities by party machines and so they would vote more than once in elections so it appeared that voter turnout was high and that it has declined during the 20th century. Actually it has seemed to decline because vote fraud has been declined not voter turnout.

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    the explanation was very helpful!

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