Elections

A Voting Rights Faustian Bargain

A Voting Rights Faustian Bargain

Democrats should accept voter ID in exchange for Republican support of national voting standards.

The False Flag of Political Accountability in Election Reform

The False Flag of Political Accountability in Election Reform

Some state lawmakers aim to give elected officials control over election administration and outcomes.

Brnovich and Its Implications

Brnovich and Its Implications

The Supreme Court’s decision in Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee signals a new era of restrictive voting laws.

Regulating Elections in the United States

Regulating Elections in the United States

Experts explore recent regulatory developments in election and campaign finance law.

A Case for Mandatory Voting

A Case for Mandatory Voting

Scholars argue that civic duty voting could revive American democracy.

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.