Law and election politics : the rules of the game /

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Edition:2nd ed.
Imprint:New York : Routledge, 2013.
Description:x, 306 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subject:Election law -- United States.
Elections -- United States.
Political campaigns -- United States.
Election law.
Political campaigns.
United States.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Streb, Matthew J. (Matthew Justin), 1974-
ISBN:9780415808484 (hbk.)
0415808480 (hbk.)
9780415808491 (pbk.)
0415808499 (pbk.)
9780203121894 (ebk.)
0203121899 (ebk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Linking Election Law and Electoral Politics
  • 9. Political Parties and Primaries--The Tension between Free Association and the Right to Vote
  • 10. Third Parties--How American Election Law and Institutions Cripple Third Parties
  • 11. Redistricting--Racial and Partisan Issues Past and Present
  • 12. Judicial Elections--Just Like Any Other Election
  • 1. Campaign Finance Law--The Changing Role of Parties and Interest Groups
  • 2. Public Financing of Elections--Past, Present, Future
  • 3. The Internet-- The Promise of Democratization of American Politics
  • 4. Voting Machines--The Question of Equal Protection
  • 5. Voter Identification Laws--The Controversy over Voter Fraud
  • 6. Early Voting: The Quiet Revolution in American Elections
  • 7. Recounts--Elections in Overtime
  • 8. Direct Democracy--Regulating the "Will of the People,"