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One in three Americans, including 36 per cent of Republicans and 27 per cent of Democrats, believe there is a concerted effort to replace natural-born US citizen votes with immigrant votes according to an Associated Press-NORC poll released last week. While the poll found that the majority of Americans disagreed with the electoral “replacement theory” sentiment, the high number of Americans who did agree makes clear that opinions previously castigated as extremist, anti-Semitic or racist are moving into the mainstream.