Law and Election Politics e2 -The Rules of the Game
Editor : Matthew J. Streb
Master eBook ISBN10 : 0203121899
Master eBook ISBN13 : 978-0-203-12189-4
No of pages : 316
eBook Price : $41.95
Originally Published : Apr 26, 2013
Though the courts have been extremely active in interpreting the rules of the electoral game, this role is misunderstood and understudied as, in many cases, are the rules themselves. Law and Election Politics illustrates how election laws and electoral politics are intertwined, analyzing the rules of the game and some of the most important and most controversial decisions the courts have made on a variety of election-related subjects.
More than a typical law book that summarizes cases, Mathew Streb has assembled an outstanding group of scholars to place electoral laws and the courts rulings on those laws in the context of electoral politics. They comprehensively cover the range of topics important to election law campaign finance, political parties, campaigning, redistricting, judicial elections, the Internet, voting machines, voter identification, ballot access, and direct democracy. This is an essential resource both for students of the electoral process and scholars of election law and election reform.