Elections

Voting Amid a Pandemic

Voting Amid a Pandemic

As COVID-19 persists, governments must decide whether, when, where, and how to hold elections.

Would a National Popular Vote Make Every Vote Count?

Would a National Popular Vote Make Every Vote Count?

Proposed legislation could change state regulations that allocate presidential electoral votes.

The Costs of Voter ID Requirements

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

Disinformation and the Threat to Democracy

Scholars argue for strengthening regulations of online political advertising.

It’s Time to Modernize Election Laws

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

Supreme Court Reviews Minnesota Sanction on Political Clothing

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