Experts are sounding alarms just over a year out from November 2024 that the presidential election could suffer from chaos and confusion after high turnover of local election officials and workers in key states.
Threats and scrutiny often… Continue reading
The Republican Party appears poised to stand by and say nothing while its most die-hard supporters risk disenfranchising themselves and others.
There’s a right-wing movement afoot pressuring local governments to manually tally votes on ballots without… Continue reading
A tide of resignations and retirements by election officials in battleground states, who have increasingly faced threats, harassment and interference, could further strain the election system in 2024, a national voting rights group warned in a report released on… Continue reading
Rebecca Green has posted this draft
on SSRN (forthcoming, Ohio State Law Journal). Here is the abstract:
After the 2020 election, the United States has witnessed a crisis in confidence in election outcomes. The crisis has fueled massive public pressure… Continue reading
For over 120 years
, the North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE) has consisted of five members, all appointed by the governor, with no more than three from a given political party. County elections boards have the same… Continue reading
They started searching for her in late January.
“Where’s CELIA NABOR?”
one member of the angry online mob wrote. “Find her,” another wrote. Track
her phone, credit cards, social security number
, and social media, others… Continue reading
The following is a guest post from David Levine:
On September 1, Harris County, Texas’ two-year-old elections department was eliminated
after the Texas Legislature passed legislation earlier this year abolishing it and the State Supreme Court refused
to stop the… Continue reading
Back in March, the UCLA Law Safeguarding Democracy Project held a conference, Can American Democracy Survive the 2024 Elections?
Following the conference some of the participants met as an ad hoc committee to consider recommendations in law, politics, media, and… Continue reading
Republicans who control the state Legislature took a step Monday toward firing Wisconsin’s top election official, setting the stage for a court battle over who leads this battleground state’s system of elections just months before voters begin casting… Continue reading
The election administrator’s office in Texas’ most populous county – Harris County, which is home to Houston – has been dismantled to comply with a new state law
passed by Republican legislators that officially takes effect Friday.
The law,… Continue reading
Kevin Johnson oped
in Ohio Capital Journal:
What would the NCAA do if the head referee in the Ohio State-Michigan game spent his free time leading rallies and fundraisers for the Wolverines? Even if he assured fans he’d be neutral… Continue reading