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Media Contact

Barbara Peck
Chief Communications Officer
Moritz College of Law
55 W. 12th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210-1391
Email: peck.5@osu.edu
Phone: (614) 292-0283

Covered Topics

The Election Law @ Moritz program has faculty experts with expertise in election law and related fields, including the following topics:

  • Absentee & Early Voting
  • Ballot Access
  • Ballot Design
  • Campaign Advertising
  • Campaign Finance
  • Candidate Eligibility
  • Citizens United & related legislation
  • Disability Access to Voting
  • Early Voting
  • Electoral College
  • Election Contest
  • Election Judges
  • False Campaign Ads
  • Felon Voting Rights
  • Get Out the Vote
  • Help America Vote Act (HAVA)
  • Improper Election Administration
  • Improper Election Communications
  • Political Activities of State Employees
  • Poll Worker Training
  • Polling Place Challenges
  • Polling Place Notices
  • Polling Place Observers
  • Polling Place Press Access
  • Primary Election Schedules
  • Provisional Ballots
  • Purging of Voter Rolls
  • Recount & Run-Off Procedures
  • Redistricting
  • Selection of Presidential Electors
  • State Voter Registration Databases
  • Student Voting
  • Vote Dillution
  • Voter Eligibility
  • Voter Fraud
  • Voter ID
  • Voter Registration
  • Voter Supression
  • Voter Turnout
  • Voting Rights Act
  • Voting Technology

Election Law @ Moritz is nonpartisan. We do not endorse, support, or oppose any candidate, campaign, or party. Opinions expressed by individuals associated with Election Law @ Moritz, either on this web site or in connection with conferences or other activities undertaken by the program, represent solely the views of the individuals offering the opinions and not the program itself.

Election Law @ Moritz institutionally does not represent any clients or participate in any litigation, but individuals affiliated with the program may from time to time in their own personal capacity engage in pro bono representation of clients other than partisan candidates or organizations.

Commentary

Edward B. Foley

Gerrymandering as Viewpoint Discrimination: A "Functional Equivalence" Test

Edward B. Foley

A First Amendment test for identifying when a map is functionally equivalent to a facially discriminatory statute.

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In the News

Daniel P. Tokaji

This is why US election ballots routinely go missing

Professor Dan Tokaji was quoted in USA Today about the prevalence of missing election ballots.

 

"Most of the time, it just goes unreported because it doesn't affect the result," Tokaji said. 


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Info & Analysis

Supreme Court Finds Partisan Gerrymandering Claims to be Non-Justiciable Political Questions

In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion on Thursday determining that claims of partisan gerrymandering are political questions beyond the reach of the federal courts. The opinion resolved disputes originating in North Carolina and Maryland, in the cases of Rucho v. Common Cause and Lamone v. Benisek.

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