America Votes!: A Guide to Modern Election Law and Voting by Benjamin E. Griffith

By Benjamin E. Griffith

Updated and elevated to incorporate the most up-tp-date concerns during this sector, the US Votes! moment variation presents key info and demanding views on election legislations questions which the courts are presently addressing or approximately to handle. The chapters run the gamut from nuts-and-bolts questions on working elections (what safeguards may still jurisdictions installed position to ensure that the vote totals generated through vote-counting machines are accurate?) to bigger questions on the simplest equipment for democratic governance (should states be allowed to band jointly and employ presidential electors in accordance with the winner of the nationwide well known vote?). Even questions equivalent to how a 3rd social gathering or self reliant candidate might be capable of achieve entry to the poll bring up vital technical and philosophical questions. Many chapters during this booklet talk about either the necessities for compliance with the balloting Rights Act (including its protections for racial, ethnic and language minorities) in addition to the knowledge and common sense of these provisions. The Act increases complicated problems with either statistical nuance and democratic thought. A well timed source for attorneys, professors, election officers, and country and native govt election directors and ballot employees, the US Votes! moment version presents a photograph of key election and vote casting rights matters from the viewpoint of practitioners hugely skilled in a wide selection of parts together with redistricting, balloting Rights Act, registration, poll entry, reform measures, and masses more.

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