A recent poll conducted by the Associated Press and the NORC Center for Public Affairs Research reports that only four in 10 Americans “have a lot of confidence” that votes will be accurately counted this year. A third of Americans have “little or no confidence” in this year’s vote count. Ethics columnist Andrew Fiala says let’s hope that we survive the election year hurricane, that we can rebuild bulwarks of good faith, and rediscover a reason to believe in our democracy.
A recent poll conducted by the Associated Press and the NORC Center for Public Affairs Research reports that only four in 10 Americans “have a lot of confidence” that votes will be accurately counted this year. A third of Americans have “little or no confidence” in this year’s vote count. Ethics columnist Andrew Fiala says let’s hope that we survive the election year hurricane, that we can rebuild bulwarks of good faith, and rediscover a reason to believe in our democracy. ERIC PAUL ZAMORA Fresno Bee file
A recent poll conducted by the Associated Press and the NORC Center for Public Affairs Research reports that only four in 10 Americans “have a lot of confidence” that votes will be accurately counted this year. A third of Americans have “little or no confidence” in this year’s vote count. Ethics columnist Andrew Fiala says let’s hope that we survive the election year hurricane, that we can rebuild bulwarks of good faith, and rediscover a reason to believe in our democracy. ERIC PAUL ZAMORA Fresno Bee file

Storm of political mistrust shakes our belief in democracy

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Andrew Fiala

Andrew Fiala is a professor of philosophy and director of The Ethics Center at Fresno State.