Briefing Room

Edward B Foley

Edward Foley

Want to Fix Presidential Elections? Here’s the Quickest Way.

“The key is to focus reform efforts on swing states—the battlegrounds where elections are decided—and get them to embrace, via ballot initiatives or legislation, electoral systems that reward only candidates who win a majority of the vote,” Foley writes.

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Edward Foley

An Idea for Electoral College Reform That Both Parties Might Actually Like

“Simply put, the way we currently elect presidents would horrify the early American authors of the U.S. electoral system, as defined in the 12th Amendment,” Foley writes. 

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Why election officials are pinning their hopes on different vote-verifying technologies

“This is a theme that goes all the way back through the beginnings of American history,” Foley said.

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Options dwindling, GOP congressman appeals to keep his seat

“Congress doesn’t have to be controlled by the litigation in terms of deciding whether to seat the elected member,” he said. “That’s a decision Congress ultimately makes itself.”

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California Takes Its Time Counting Ballots. Paul Ryan Thinks That’s Really Weird.

Professor Edward Foley was quoted in an article in The Huffington Post titled, California Takes Its Time Counting Ballots. Paul Ryan Thinks That’s Really Weird.

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Concerns about voter access dominate final stretch before Election Day

Professor Edward Foley was quoted in an article in The Washington Post titled, Concerns about voter access dominate final stretch before Election Day.

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Legal fights over voting rights tighten already-close races

Professor Edward Foley was quoted in an article in The Hill titled, Legal fights over voting rights tighten already-close races.

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Here’s what we know—and don’t know—about the remaining votes in Florida

Professor Edward Foley was quoted in a Miami Herald article titled, Here’s what we know—and don’t know—about the remaining votes in Florida.

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Florida’s Vote Counting Controversy Spells Trouble for 2020

Professor Edward Foley was quoted in a TIME article titled, Florida’s Vote Counting Controversy Spells Trouble for 2020.

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What can we expect from Florida recount—2018 edition?

Professor Edward Foley was quoted in a Sun Sentinel article titled, What can we expect from Florida recount—2018 edition?

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Who Gets the Last Word in a Disputed Senate Race? The Senate

Professor Edward Foley was quoted in a New York Times article titled, Who Gets the Last Word in a Disputed Senate Race? The Senate.

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Why Did U.S. Midterm Vote Counting Seem to Take So Long This Year?

Professor Edward Foley was quoted in a TIME article titled, Why Did U.S. Midterm Vote Counting Seem to Take So Long This Year?

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