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Election 2012: What Happens in D.C. if it Comes Down to Provisionals?

Election 2012: Evening Update with Steven Huefner

Election 2012: Afternoon Update with Daniel Tokaji

Case Watch in Ohio

Prof. Huefner - Update on Elecion Day voting

Forecast of potential problems in Ohio

Overview of the Electoral College

Could it go into extra innings?

Why are there so many provisional ballots In Ohio?

Why not toss out the Electoral College?

What is a provisional ballot?

Why Not Change the Electoral College

How will voter ID changes affect this election?

What to do if you are told you cannot vote.

The Politics of Voter Suppression

September 24, 2012 (1:00 p.m.) - Election Law @ Moritz Faculty welcomes Tova Andrea Wang, a nationally known expert on election reform and political participation, Senior Democracy Fellow at Demos, and author of the recently published book, The Politics of Voter Suppression: Defending and Expanding Americans' Right to Vote.

Redistricting

August 9, 2011 (5:15 p.m.) - Daniel Tokaji, professor and senior fellow at Election Law @ Moritz, discusses changing district boundaries and how that affects citizens' everyday lives.

The Day After

Nov. 3 (12:15 p.m.) - Edward Foley, Robert M. Duncan/Jones Day Designated Professor of Law and Director of Election Law @ Moritz, discusses what races remain too close to call the day after Election Day 2010.

Too Close to Call

Nov. 2 (4:45 p.m.) - Edward Foley, Robert M. Duncan/Jones Day Designated Professor of Law and Director of Election Law @ Moritz, talks about how the public should not be worried if races prove too close to call. Read his full commentary

Voter Intimidation

Nov. 2 (3:00 p.m.) - Terri Enns, Clinical Professor of Law and Senior Fellow of Election Law @ Moritz, talks about voter intimidation.

Absentee Ballots

Nov. 2 (11:30 a.m.) - Charles Stewart III, the Kenan Sahin distinguished professor of political science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a visiting scholar at Election Law @ Moritz, talks about how absentee ballots may play a big role in the election outcome - problems are already being reported in Pennsylvania.

Three Big Voting Issues

Nov. 2 (9:30 a.m.) - Daniel Tokaji, Professor of Law and Associate Director of Election Law @ Moritz, talks about three issues his team will be following throughout the day: 1) Alaska write-in votes 2) Voter fraud/suppression and 3) Provisional and absentee ballots. (

Commentary

Edward B. Foley

Of Bouncing Balls and a Big Blue Shift

Edward B. Foley

It is a fortuitous coincidence that the University of Virginia’s Journal of Law & Politics has just published a piece of mine that shows the relevance of the current vote-counting process in Virginia’s Attorney General election to what might happen if the 2016 presidential election turns on a similar vote-counting process in Virginia. 

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In the News

Daniel P. Tokaji

Ohio treasurer receives OK to host town halls

Professor Daniel Tokaji was quoted in an article from the Associated Press about an attorney general opinion that allows the Ohio treasurer to conduct telephone town halls using public money. The opinion will likely have broad ramifications for the upcoming elections, Tokaji said.

“As a practical matter, while that legal advice is certainly right, very serious concerns can arise about whether these are really intended to inform Ohio constituents about the operations of his office or if they’re campaign events,” he said.

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Info & Analysis

Daniel P. Tokaji

Tokaji Testimony for Senate DISCLOSE Hearing

Professor Tokaji has submitted the following writing testimony for today's hearing before the U.S. Senate Rules and Administration Committee on the proposed DISCLOSE Act.

 

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