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Election 2012: What Happens in D.C. if it Comes Down to Provisionals?

Election 2012: Evening Update with Steven Huefner

Election 2012: Afternoon Update with Daniel Tokaji

Case Watch in Ohio

Prof. Huefner - Update on Elecion Day voting

Forecast of potential problems in Ohio

Overview of the Electoral College

Could it go into extra innings?

Why are there so many provisional ballots In Ohio?

Why not toss out the Electoral College?

What is a provisional ballot?

Why Not Change the Electoral College

How will voter ID changes affect this election?

What to do if you are told you cannot vote.

The Politics of Voter Suppression

September 24, 2012 (1:00 p.m.) - Election Law @ Moritz Faculty welcomes Tova Andrea Wang, a nationally known expert on election reform and political participation, Senior Democracy Fellow at Demos, and author of the recently published book, The Politics of Voter Suppression: Defending and Expanding Americans' Right to Vote.

Redistricting

August 9, 2011 (5:15 p.m.) - Daniel Tokaji, professor and senior fellow at Election Law @ Moritz, discusses changing district boundaries and how that affects citizens' everyday lives.

The Day After

Nov. 3 (12:15 p.m.) - Edward Foley, Robert M. Duncan/Jones Day Designated Professor of Law and Director of Election Law @ Moritz, discusses what races remain too close to call the day after Election Day 2010.

Too Close to Call

Nov. 2 (4:45 p.m.) - Edward Foley, Robert M. Duncan/Jones Day Designated Professor of Law and Director of Election Law @ Moritz, talks about how the public should not be worried if races prove too close to call. Read his full commentary

Voter Intimidation

Nov. 2 (3:00 p.m.) - Terri Enns, Clinical Professor of Law and Senior Fellow of Election Law @ Moritz, talks about voter intimidation.

Absentee Ballots

Nov. 2 (11:30 a.m.) - Charles Stewart III, the Kenan Sahin distinguished professor of political science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a visiting scholar at Election Law @ Moritz, talks about how absentee ballots may play a big role in the election outcome - problems are already being reported in Pennsylvania.

Three Big Voting Issues

Nov. 2 (9:30 a.m.) - Daniel Tokaji, Professor of Law and Associate Director of Election Law @ Moritz, talks about three issues his team will be following throughout the day: 1) Alaska write-in votes 2) Voter fraud/suppression and 3) Provisional and absentee ballots. (

Commentary

Steven F. Huefner

Counting Ballots Pursuant to Law is Not Stealing an Election

Steven F. Huefner

Our election systems are deliberately designed to require careful counting of many additional ballots for several days after unofficial results are announced on Election Night. Any effort to undermine this essential part of the vote counting process is antithetical to our system of representative democracy and irresponsible. 

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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

U.S. District Judge Orders that Individuals Flagged by Georgia Database Can Vote in Midterms

Ruling on the plaintiffs\' emergency motion, a U.S. District Judge ordered that individuals flagged for potential citizenship issues by a Georgia database can still vote in the midterms. The judge\'s order set forth specific ways these indivduals can vote. The case is Georgia Coalition for the People\'s Agenda v. Kemp.

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