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Expert Voices

Faculty experts from Election Law at Ohio State contribute to the national discussion on election law and administration in a variety of ways.

Recent contributions include:

The Constitution and Condorcet: Democracy Protection through Electoral Reform
Drake Law Review (forthcoming)
Edward B. Foley

Requiring Majority Winners for Congressional Elections: Harnessing Federalism to Combat Extremism
26 Lewis & Clark Law Review 365 (2022)
Edward B. Foley

Election Law and Litigation: The Judicial Regulation of Politics.
Aspen Casebook Series. Wolters Kluwer, 2022 (2d ed.)
Edward B. Foley, Michael J. Pitts, and Joshua A. Douglas

Tournament Elections with Round-Robin Primaries: A Sports Analogy for Electoral Reform
2021 University of Wisconsin Law Review 1187 (2021)
Edward B. Foley

Alaska's ranked-choice voting is flawed. But there's an easy fix.
Edward B. Foley and Eric S. Maskin
Washington Post | November 1, 2022

There is a better option to keep Trump out of office than prosecution
Edward B. Foley
Washington Post | June 23, 2022

Reforming the Electoral Count Act
Edward B. Foley
Democracy: A Journal of Ideas | May 26, 2022

How our system of primary elections could destroy democracy
Edward B. Foley
Washington Post | May 19, 2022

Can Alaska save democracy?
Edward B. Foley
Washington Post | February 10, 2022

As Part of Electoral Count Act Reform, Liberals Should Learn to Love Bush v. Gore
Edward B. Foley
Lawfare | February 4, 2022

Reforming the Electoral Count Act requires bipartisan buy-in — Democrats can’t do it alone even with filibuster reform
Edward B. Foley
American Constitution Society’s Blog Symposium | January 10, 2022

How Congress can fix the Electoral Count Act
Edward B. Foley, Michael W. McConnell, Richard H. Pildes, and Bradley Smith
Washington Post | Opinion | January 4, 2022

The push for ranked-choice voting
Edward Foley on All Sides with Ann Fisher (WOSU) | November 2, 2022

Total Vote Runoff: A Majority-Maximizing Form of Ranked Choice Voting
Edward Foley at UNH Law Review Symposium on Contemporary Issues in Election Law | October 7, 2022
(Ned's presentation begins at 3:44:50 of the recording)

An Update on Electoral Count Act Reform
Edward Foley on The Lawfare Podcast | October 5, 2022

Election 2022: Are We Ready?
Edward Foley on the National Constitution Center Town Hall | September 28, 2022

The history and possible reform of the Electoral Count Act
Edward Foley on All Sides with Ann Fisher (WOSU) | August 31, 2022

America's Election Violence, Electoral College & Minority Power
Edward Foley on History Behind News Podcast | August 26, 2022

Can Proposed New Congressional Legislation on Counting Electoral College Votes Lessen the Risk of Election Subversion?
Edward Foley on UCLA Law Safeguarding Democracy Project panel | August 24, 2022

The Senate's Proposal for Electoral Count Act Reform
Edward Foley on The Lawfare Podcast | July 22, 2022

What you need to know about the deal to reform the Electoral Count Act
Edward Foley on WBUR's Here and Now | July 21, 2022

Federal Versus State Power in Federal Elections
Edward Foley interviewed on C-SPAN's Washington Journal | July 10, 2022

Restoring the Guardrails of Democracy
Edward Foley on the National Constitution Center Town Hall | July 6, 2022

The "Gap" in the Constitution That Led to January 6th
Edward Foley interviewed by Isaac Chotiner for The New Yorker | June 27, 2022

What we learned on Day 3 of the Jan. 6 committee hearings.
Edward Foley on the PBS NewsHour | June 16, 2022

America's Vulnerable Elections
Edward Foley on Network for Responsible Public Policy webinar | June 16, 2022

How Do You Solve A Problem Like Primaries?
Edward Foley on The Dispatch Podcast | June 1, 2022

Ned Foley on Electoral Count Act Reform
Ned Foley on Ali Velshi MSNBC | May 21, 2022
[Ned's interview begins at 10:05 and ends at 13:28 of the audio recording]

Requiring Majority Winners for Congressional Elections: A Q&A with Ned Foley
Interview by Kevin Kosar at American Enterprise Institute
AEIdeas Blog Post | April 11, 2022

The Electoral College w/ Edward Foley
The Road to Now podcast | February 21, 2022

Election Integrity and Voting Rights: Should We Rewrite the Rules?
Edward Foley on the National Constitution Center’s Restoring the Guardrails of Democracy initiative | February 15, 2022

Redistricting Limbo
Edward Foley on the Snollygoster Podcast | February 10, 2022

The Importance of the Electoral Count Act
Edward Foley interview by Newsy | January 31, 2022

Ned Foley on Electoral Count Act Reform
The Lawfare Podcast | January 24, 2022

The Case for Reforming the Electoral Count Act
Edward Foley on the National Constitution Center We The People podcast | January 13, 2022

A Look Back At The January 6 U.S. Capitol Insurrection And What It Means Moving Forward
Edward Foley on All Sides with Ann Fisher (WOSU) | January 5, 2022

Nov. 08 Tuesday
Election Central - 2022 Midterms
11:00am
314 Vorys Faculty Lounge
Sep. 12 Monday