This article written by Cecily Hilleary is published by NewsGram. Here is an excerpt:
President Donald Trump is not the first candidate to contest the results of a U.S. presidential election.
Allegations of voter fraud swirled around the 1960 contest between Democrat John F. Kennedy and Republican Richard Nixon. Republicans suspected that Chicago Mayor Richard Daley fraudulently delivered just enough votes to give Kennedy the state of Illinois and the presidency. But Nixon ultimately declined to pursue the matter.
“There’s some evidence to suggest again that Nixon didn’t want to make things that divisive,” says Alexander Cohen, assistant professor of political science at Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York.
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