37 minutes | Oct 22nd 2020

Voting Part 1: The risks and remedies for fair elections with Ned Foley

Professor Edward "Ned" Foley discusses how Americans elect our federal officers and how the law and the courts have ruled on voting; from naming electors to deciding Bush v Gore in 2000. Edward Foley "Think the Constitution protects your right to vote? That’s not really true — but it should." Washington Post, October 19, 2020 https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/10/19/does-the-constitution-protect-your-right-to-vote/ Presidential Elections and Majority Rule: The Rise, Demise, and Potential Restoration of the Jeffersonian Electoral College. Edward Foley, 2020 https://global.oup.com/academic/product/presidential-elections-and-majority-rule-9780190060152?cc=us&lang=en& Ballot Battles: The History of Disputed Elections in the United States. Edward Foley, 2016 https://global.oup.com/academic/product/ballot-battles-9780190235277?cc=us&lang=en& Bush v. Gore 531 US 98 (2000) https://www.oyez.org/cases/2000/00-949 Chiafalo v. Washington 591 US _ (2020) https://www.oyez.org/cases/2019/19-465 Republican Party of Pennsylvania v. Boockvar https://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/republican-party-of-pennsylvania-v-boockvar/ Edward Foley "The Supreme Court ruling on ballot deadlines may be more of a reprieve for Democrats than a win." Washington Post, October 20, 2020 https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/10/20/supreme-court-ruling-ballot-deadlines-may-be-more-reprieve-democrats-than-win/ Professor Edward Foley is the Ebersold Chair in Constitutional Law at The Ohio State University and director of the school's election law program https://moritzlaw.osu.edu/faculty/edward-b-foley/