Stealing America: Vote by Vote
Stealing America: Vote by Vote (2008)

The 2000 presidential election -- marked by an extremely narrow margin of victory, troubles with ballots going missing, and mechanical problems with poorly designed paper ballots in the state of Florida -- led many pundits to debate how… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 1, 2008
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Critic Score: 56% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: While it provides shocking evidence about stolen elections, Stealing America settles for preaching to the converted.

Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

Regardless of your politics, it's hard to dismiss the disturbing assertions of this cheaply made but powerful documentary.

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Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

What Stealing America lacks in formal elegance it makes up for in important information that deserves far more compelling delivery, as does its call for a return to paper ballots.

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Andy Klein
Los Angeles CityBeat

This is not so much a documentary ... as a recruiting tool. We never hear anything from the other side; and the film ends with a fulsome patriotic call to action.

Walter V. Addiego
San Francisco Chronicle

Stealing America is basically a rallying tool for activists.

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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

Stealing America: Vote by Vote is sobering. The film suggests that come Nov. 4, the votes of Republicans, Democrats and independents alike might not be counted fair and square.

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Bill White
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

more likely to depress voters than to galvanize them.

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

It helps for a documentary about America's broken voting system to be flush with facts and outrage. But a little filmmaking wouldn't hurt, either.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Everybody loves a good conspiracy theory, and I'm more than willing to believe that Kerry really won. But Fadiman offers only circumstantial evidence when a smoking gun is needed.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

It's perhaps the year's most canny piece of propaganda... it soothes a sore spot, and it's very effective.

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