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Edward Foley

Edward Foley

Professor Edward Foley featured in long-form article concerning upcoming presidential election

Professor Edward Foley was recently featured in a long-form article on MotherJones.com titled, “Can a Group of Policy Experts Prevent an Election Catastrophe in 2020?” Foley, an expert on election law, recently published his new book titled, “Presidential Elections and […]

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Professors Edward Foley and Steven Huefner featured in American Law Institute podcast

Professors Edward Foley and Steven Huefner were recently featured in an American Law Institution podcast titled, “Faithless Electors: SCOTUS Decisions and Implications for November.” Professor Foley recently published his book, “Presidential Elections and Majority Rule: The Rise, Demise, and Potential […]

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Professor Ned Foley publishes op-ed in Politico discussing President Trump’s impeachment

An expert on election law, Professor Ned Foley recently published an op-ed in Politico titled, “Impeachment Was Supposed to Protect the 2020 Election. Now, It’s Worse Off.” “Both Republicans and Democrats said their positions on impeachment were intended to protect […]

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Professor Edward Foley writes op-ed for Politico on President Trump’s Impeachment

Professor Edward Foley recently published an op-ed for Politico titled, “Here’s One Surprising Way Congress Could Avoid an Impeachment Disaster.” Foley, the Director of the Election Law Program, said there is one way for President Donald Trump to be impeached […]

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Professor Edward Foley publishes op-ed for CNN

Professor Edward Foley recently published an op-ed for CNN titled, “A different billionaire may decide who wins next November.” “Michael Bloomberg’s entry into the presidential race should alert us to the fact that our elections are susceptible to interference from […]

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Professor Edward Foley featured in New York Times

Professor Edward Foley was prominently featured in a recent New York Times article discussing the Kentucky Governor’s race and other similar political elections. Foley, an expert in election law and the director of Election Law @ Moritz told the New […]

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Professor Edward Foley featured on “Another Way” podcast discussing the Electoral College

Professor Edward Foley was recently featured on the “Another Way” podcast, hosted by Lawrence Lessig. Professor Foley discusses the Electoral College and his upcoming book, “Presidential Elections and Majority Rule,” with Lessig. 

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Trump is open to accepting dirt on his opponents from foreign governments. Is that against the law?

Professor Edward Foley was recently quoted in an article by CBS News titled, “Trump is open to accepting dirt on his opponents from foreign governments. Is that against the law?”

“That’s a question you know ultimately I don’t think that can really be addressed by law. It’s a question of the personal ethics of the candidate,” Foley said. “What kind of a candidate wants to accept help from a foreign government that is trying to influence the outcome of a U.S. election?”

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What if the 2020 election is disputed?

Professor Edward Foley co-authored an article in The Hill titled, “What if 2020 election is disputed?”

“Congress, being ever more partisan, stands institutionally incapable of resolving an election contest in a way that supporters of the losing party will view as legitimate.”

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Ohio Congressional Map Overturned in Win For Democrats

“But while the Ohio decision continues the trend that’s developing in the lower courts, Ned Foley, who heads the election law program at Ohio State University, said he’d be surprised if it alone changed any of the justices’ minds,” Bloomberg Law reports.

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The Electoral College

Professor Edward Foley appeared on All Sides with Ann Fisher to discuss the history of the electoral college. 

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Popular Vote Vs. Electoral College

Professor Edward Foley appeared on WOSU to discuss a proposed constitutional amendment that would require Ohio’s presidential electoral votes go to the winner of the national popular vote.

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