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Election Law: News and Websites
Covers U.S. elections, including campaign finance, voting rights, and election administration.
At the intersection of politics and law: redistricting, campaign finance, the right to vote, election law and administration, and politicians in trouble. Edward Still
Election Law Journal
Election Law Journal (ELJ) is "the leading peer-reviewed journal for up-to-date coverage of this evolving area of specialization. The Journal offers timely perspectives on the growing global interest and questions surrounding election reform and design."
An independent regulatory agency. Duties: to disclose campaign finance information, to enforce the provisions of the law such as the limits and prohibitions on contributions, and to oversee the public funding of Presidential elections.
One of 11 sections in the Civil Rights Division, enforcing The Voting Rights Act of 1965, The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act of 1986 (UOCAVA), The National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (Motor Voter), and The Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA).
An independent, bipartisan commission established by the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA). Duties: develop guidance to meet HAVA requirements, adopt voluntary voting system guidelines, and serve as a national clearinghouse of information on election administration.
The Federal Judicial Center is the research and education agency of the federal judicial system. They have assembled a collection of case studies on emergency election litigation in federal courts. Because of the time constraints in emergency cases, the case records are often not easily available from other sources.
Electoral Studies "is an international journal covering all aspects of voting, the central act in the democratic process."
The leading think tank on campaign finance policy, providing objective analyses and data on fundraising by candidates and political parties, studies on the ways interested groups spend money, and recommendations on effective disclosure.
A bipartisan organization providing research, technical assistance, and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on pressing state issues. Topics include Elections & Campaigns and Redistricting.