Miriam George and the University of Chicago Law Review Online present this series on protecting democratic elections and voting rights during pandemic times.
James A. Gardner writes that the coronavirus pandemic is likely to depress voter turnout, posing disturbingly high risks to democratic legitimacy.
A surge in absentee voting is inevitable. Richard H. Pildes offers five steps to make sure the election still works.
Media and the public have fixated on changes to how people vote. Daniel P. Tokaji says that voter registration should not be lost in the shuffle.
When normal life has ground to a halt, it may be reassuring that one American tradition—suing over electoral rules—is still going strong. Nicholas Stephanopoulos paints this election litigation landscape.
During the pandemic, courts have held ballot initiative qualification to a higher standard. Richard L. Hasen asks why.
Local elections officers play a key but little discussed role in protecting the right to vote. Richard Briffault explains they are a source of strength in our elections.