• Title: Election Administration in the United States: The State of Reform After Bush V. Gore
  • Author: R. Michael Alvarez Bernard M. Grofman
  • ISBN: 9781107048638
  • Page: 236
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Election Administration in the United States The State of Reform After Bush V Gore This book tells the story of how the way in which we conduct elections has changed after the Florida recount litigation of Some of the nation s leading experts look at various aspects of election
    This book tells the story of how the way in which we conduct elections has changed after the Florida recount litigation of 2000 Some of the nation s leading experts look at various aspects of election administration, including issues of ballot format, changes in registration procedures, the growth in the availability of absentee ballot rules and other forms of convenienceThis book tells the story of how the way in which we conduct elections has changed after the Florida recount litigation of 2000 Some of the nation s leading experts look at various aspects of election administration, including issues of ballot format, changes in registration procedures, the growth in the availability of absentee ballot rules and other forms of convenience voting, and changes in the technology used to record our votes They also look at how the Bush v Gore decision has been used by courts that monitor the election process and at the consequences of changes in practice for levels of invalid ballots, magnitude of racial disparities in voting, voter turnout, and access to the ballot by those living outside the United States The editors, in their introduction, also consider the normative question of exactly what we want a voting system to do An epilogue by two leading election law specialists looks at how election administration and election contest issues played out in the 2012 presidential election.

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