Ahmadinejad's response to the election protesters was, "It is not important who voted for whom. What we need is national greatness." An effective cost-saving measure might be to eliminate the voting as it appears to be irrelevant and misleading.
Four million Americans with past criminal convictions are out of prison and living in the community -- working, paying taxes and raising families. 35 states continue to disenfranchise people who are not in prison, often for decades and sometimes for life.
Voter fraud in Texas is not any sort of epidemic. The voter-ID bill is designed to deter thousands of indigent, disabled and elderly voters, who might not have a form of photo identification, from voting.
If you told me there was man seeking office who raised the disenfranchisement of African-Americans as an issue worth addressing, I would have called you crazy or a liar, but that's just what Mike Signer did.