Author Archives: IMN ADMIN

ELB Podcast, Season 2, Episode 3: Kristen Clarke: Voter Protection in the 2018 Midterms

Is the state of Georgia going to disenfranchise voters over missing hyphens on voter registration cards? What can be done about new strict voting rules, such as the North Dakota residential address rule that may disenfranchise Native American voters? Will … Continue reading →

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Rick Hasen


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“Counterfeit Campaign Speech”

Rebecca Green at the HLR Blog. … Continue reading →

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Rick Hasen


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Sessions Defends Emergency SCOTUS Relief Seeking to Block Wilbur Ross Deposition in Census Case

FOX News: In a fiery speech to the conservative Heritage Foundation in Washington, Sessions warned that “once we go down this road in American government, there is no turning back.” He vowed to take “these discovery fights to the Supreme … Continue reading →

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Rick Hasen


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Revised Version of My Forthcoming Paper, “Polarization and the Judiciary,” Now Current Through Kavanaugh Nomination

Updated version of the paper out in May in the Annual Review of Political Science.  Abstract: The period of increased polarization in the United States among the political branches and citizenry affects the selection, work, perception, and relative power of state … Continue reading →

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Rick Hasen


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“Small Donors Fuel a Big Democratic Lead in 2018 Fund-Raising”

NYT: An army of Democrats giving money over the internet has lifted the party’s House candidates to a strong financial advantage over Republicans in the final weeks of the 2018 midterm election, with Democrats in the most competitive House races … Continue reading →

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Rick Hasen


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“The legislature made unconstitutional changes to the NC elections board, judges rule”

News and Observer: The government board that oversees elections in North Carolina is unconstitutional, a panel of judges ruled on Tuesday — just weeks before Election Day in the 2018 midterms, and only a day before the start of early … Continue reading →

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Rick Hasen


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“Donors to dark-money groups mostly hidden despite court ruling”

Politico: A series of court orders in September appeared poised to force so-called dark-money groups — which raise and spend unlimited sums from anonymous donors — to reveal some of their funders for the first time. But a month later, … Continue reading →

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Rick Hasen


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“How the Gutting of the Voting Rights Act Led to Hundreds of Closed Polls”

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Rick Hasen


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“This Statewide Elected Office Has Drawn Unusual Interest From Democrats”

TIME on Secretary of State races. … Continue reading →

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Rick Hasen


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Virginia Remedies

Over the summer, on remand from the Supreme Court, a district court in Virginia struck down eleven House of Delegates districts on racial gerrymandering grounds. The court also gave the Virginia General Assembly until October 30 to pass a remedial … Continue reading →

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Nicholas Stephanopoulos


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