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Election Law at Ohio State

Expert Voices

Faculty experts from Election Law at Ohio State contribute to the national discussion on election administration in a variety of ways. Select a category below to see some of their recent contributions:

 

The three fixes Congress should make to save democracy
Edward B. Foley
Washington Post | Opinion | September 28, 2021

 

Is same-day voter registration good? Yes. Is it essential? Probably not.
Edward B. Foley
Washington Post | Opinion | September 20, 2021

 

The House is supposed to represent the people. It doesn’t.
Edward B. Foley
Washington Post | Opinion | August 9, 2021

 

How Congress should fix the Supreme Court’s damage to the Voting Rights Act
Edward B. Foley
Washington Post | Opinion | July 8, 2021

 

Manchin’s voting rights compromise is great — except it doesn’t take on ‘election subversion’
Edward B. Foley
Washington Post | Opinion | June 18, 2021

 

How Joe Manchin could escape the trap he set for himself
Edward B. Foley
Washington Post | Opinion | June 11, 2021

 

Democrats are wasting time pursuing their dream elections reform bill. Here’s a better path.
Edward B. Foley
Washington Post | Opinion | May 27, 2021

In February 2020, Election law scholars Edward Foley (The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law) and Franita Tolson (USC Gould School of Law) launched their podcast, Free and Fair with Franita and Foley, where they break down complex legal issues for listeners who care about democracy and elections.

 

Recent Academic Articles by Election Law at Ohio State Faculty Experts

 

Assessing the Validity of an Election’s Result: History, Theory, and Present Threats
New York University Law Review, Vol. 95, Online Feature (2020)
Edward B. Foley

 

Preparing for a Disputed Presidential Election: An Exercise in Election Risk Assessment and Management
51 Loyola University Chicago Law Journal 309 (2020)
Edward B. Foley

 

Explaining the Blue Shift in Election Canvassing
Edward B. Foley and Charles Stewart III (MIT)