Elections

The Costs of Voter ID Requirements

Research shows that requiring voter IDs imposes substantial costs, especially on disadvantaged groups.

Disinformation and the Threat to Democracy

Scholars argue for strengthening regulations of online political advertising.

It’s Time to Modernize Election Laws

Scholar argues that federal campaign laws need to be updated to reflect both legal and social changes.

Elections Have Consequences, on Future Elections

The Supreme Court’s approval of Ohio’s voting roll purge will limit voter turnout in future elections.

The End of Challenges to Partisan Gerrymandering

Challenges to redistricting are unlikely to be successful after recent Supreme Court decisions.

Voters’ Distrust of Legislators Drives Agency Lawmaking

Does Congress delegate its authority to gain credibility with the public?

California Shines a Light on Dark Money

A recently passed state disclosure law will help reveal who pays for political ads.

Reforming Campaign Finance Regulation

Contribution limits are no longer justified in the age of social media, scholar argues.

Could You Lose Your Voter Registration for Not Voting?

The Supreme Court will decide if Ohio can automatically remove inactive voters from its registry.

Supreme Court Reviews Minnesota Sanction on Political Clothing

The Supreme Court will determine whether states can ban voters from wearing politically themed clothing.

Voter Data Request Is Illegal, Not Just Controversial

The Trump Administration’s information request violates a longstanding federal law.

FEC Ordered to Reconsider Presidential Debate Rule Barring Third Parties

Court finds that election regulator failed to properly consider a rule on debate participation.