Law and Election Politics: The Rules of the Game

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"Law and Election Politics analyzes the rules of the electoral game, helping readers to understand how politics influences and is influenced by electoral laws and court rulings." The authors address the most important - and sometimes controversial - decisions that the courts have made on campaign finance, political parties, issue advocacy, voting, campaigning, redistricting, and judicial elections. The result is an engaging and accessible study of how election laws and politics intertwine.
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"Streb has assembled a volume which needs to be on the bookshelf of everyone who studies the intersection of law and electoral politics. The completely fresh second edition of Law and Election Politics consistently provides insight and wisdom from some of the brightest minds working in election law, on issues ranging from political parties to voter identification laws to judicial elections to direct democracy. Professors, graduate students, and undergraduates will all learn a great deal."
—Richard L. Hasen, University of California, Irvine

"Just in time for the 2012 elections, Matt Streb and the contributors to this volume have integrated political and legal analyses to enrich understanding of elections in the United States. The authors address important questions of electoral democracy—incorporating historical and current data to demonstrate how laws and legal decisions impact politics.  The volume is very readable and thought-provoking and an excellent selection for courses on elections or for anyone interested in the fate of American electoral democracy."

—Ann N. Crigler, University of Southern California

"Law and Election Politics is an excellent book in which leading scholars report on the latest developments in election law and political campaigns. This well-written volume clearly explains the legal basis for modern campaigns and the voting experience."

—David C. Kimball, University of Missouri-St. Louis

"A wide ranging collection of essays on contemporary election law topics and controversies. Students, scholars, and concerned citizens looking for introductions to these topics will find it an invaluable resource."

—Bruce Cain, University of California, Berkeley

"This is a terrific collection of essays, sure to become an invaluable resource to scholars who teach or do research on elections. Finally, I can answer all of those troubling questions student ask about legal aspects of elections!"

—Thomas M. Holbrook, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781588263049
  • Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/1/2004
  • Pages: 225
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Matthew J. Streb is Associate Professor of Political Science and chair of the Department of Political Science at Northern Illinois University. He is the author of two books, The New Electoral Politics of Race (University of Alabama, 2002) and Rethinking American Electoral Democracy (Routledge, 2008, 2011). He is the editor of Running for Judge (New York University Press, 2007), Academic Freedom at the Dawn of a New Century (Stanford University Press, 2006), and Polls and Politics (SUNY Press, 2004), and has published numerous articles and book chapters.

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Table of Contents

1 Linking election law and electoral politics 1
2 Parties and primaries : the first electoral round 7
3 Third parties : the power of electoral laws and institutions 23
4 Campaign finance : reform, representation, and the First Amendment 43
5 Issue advocacy electioneering : the role of money and organized interests 59
6 Media coverage : the local effects of deregulation 77
7 The Internet : democracy goes online 97
8 Defining voters' rights : equal protection and the impact of Bush v. Gore 119
9 The Voting Rights Act : addressing age-old barriers in a new milieu 135
10 Redistricting : racial and partisan considerations 151
11 Judicial elections : a different standard for the rulemakers? 171
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