Law and Election Politics: The Rules of the Game / Edition 2

Law and Election Politics: The Rules of the Game / Edition 2

by Matthew J. Streb
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415808480

ISBN-13: 9780415808484

Pub. Date: 10/23/2012

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Political scientists and an election law attorney find links between elections and law in the US. Among their topics are how the power of electoral laws and institutions affect third parties, campaign finance, the role of money and organizing interests in issue advocacy electioneering, the Internet, equal protection and the impact of Bush v. Gore, the Voting Rights…  See more details below

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Political scientists and an election law attorney find links between elections and law in the US. Among their topics are how the power of electoral laws and institutions affect third parties, campaign finance, the role of money and organizing interests in issue advocacy electioneering, the Internet, equal protection and the impact of Bush v. Gore, the Voting Rights Act, racial and partisan considerations in redistricting, and judicial elections.x Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415808484
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/23/2012
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
320

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
1Linking Election Law and Electoral Politics1
2Parties and Primaries: The First Electoral Round7
3Third Parties: The Power of Electoral Laws and Institutions23
4Campaign Finance: Reform, Representation, and the First Amendment43
5Issue Advocacy Electioneering: The Role of Money and Organized Interests59
6Media Coverage: The Local Effects of Deregulation77
7The Internet: Democracy Goes Online97
8Defining Voters' Rights: Equal Protection and the Impact of Bush v. Gore119
9The Voting Rights Act: Addressing Age-Old Barriers in a New Milieu135
10Redistricting: Racial and Partisan Considerations151
11Judicial Elections: A Different Standard for the Rulemakers?171
List of Acronyms189
References191
The Contributors205
Index207
About the Book223

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