Election Law: Getting Started

Election law research is about the politics of law and the law of politics.

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Introduction

Since the 2000 Bush-Gore Election, the importance of election law has grown and is now taught in most of the law schools in the United States.  Election law is both part of constitutional law and political science. Election law research is about the politics of law and the law of politics. This bibliography of covers election law in general, apportionment, redistricting, and gerrymandering, campaign finance, the electoral college, election fraud, election reform, Presidential elections, voting rights, and voting technology. This bibliography is only a starting point in doing election law research. Because this guide is selective in nature, researchers should consult with a reference librarian or search InfoHawk, the library’s online catalog, to identify additional materials that specifically address their research needs.

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