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Media Contact

Barbara Peck
Chief Communications Officer
Moritz College of Law
55 W. 12th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210-1391
Email: peck.5@osu.edu
Phone: (614) 292-0283

Covered Topics

The Election Law @ Moritz program has faculty experts with expertise in election law and related fields, including the following topics:

  • Absentee & Early Voting
  • Ballot Access
  • Ballot Design
  • Campaign Advertising
  • Campaign Finance
  • Candidate Eligibility
  • Citizens United & related legislation
  • Disability Access to Voting
  • Early Voting
  • Electoral College
  • Election Contest
  • Election Judges
  • False Campaign Ads
  • Felon Voting Rights
  • Get Out the Vote
  • Help America Vote Act (HAVA)
  • Improper Election Administration
  • Improper Election Communications
  • Political Activities of State Employees
  • Poll Worker Training
  • Polling Place Challenges
  • Polling Place Notices
  • Polling Place Observers
  • Polling Place Press Access
  • Primary Election Schedules
  • Provisional Ballots
  • Purging of Voter Rolls
  • Recount & Run-Off Procedures
  • Redistricting
  • Selection of Presidential Electors
  • State Voter Registration Databases
  • Student Voting
  • Vote Dillution
  • Voter Eligibility
  • Voter Fraud
  • Voter ID
  • Voter Registration
  • Voter Supression
  • Voter Turnout
  • Voting Rights Act
  • Voting Technology

Election Law @ Moritz is nonpartisan. We do not endorse, support, or oppose any candidate, campaign, or party. Opinions expressed by individuals associated with Election Law @ Moritz, either on this web site or in connection with conferences or other activities undertaken by the program, represent solely the views of the individuals offering the opinions and not the program itself.

Election Law @ Moritz institutionally does not represent any clients or participate in any litigation, but individuals affiliated with the program may from time to time in their own personal capacity engage in pro bono representation of clients other than partisan candidates or organizations.

Commentary

Edward B. Foley

Of Bouncing Balls and a Big Blue Shift

Edward B. Foley

It is a fortuitous coincidence that the University of Virginia’s Journal of Law & Politics has just published a piece of mine that shows the relevance of the current vote-counting process in Virginia’s Attorney General election to what might happen if the 2016 presidential election turns on a similar vote-counting process in Virginia. 

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In the News

Daniel P. Tokaji

Ohio treasurer receives OK to host town halls

Professor Daniel Tokaji was quoted in an article from the Associated Press about an attorney general opinion that allows the Ohio treasurer to conduct telephone town halls using public money. The opinion will likely have broad ramifications for the upcoming elections, Tokaji said.

“As a practical matter, while that legal advice is certainly right, very serious concerns can arise about whether these are really intended to inform Ohio constituents about the operations of his office or if they’re campaign events,” he said.

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Info & Analysis

U.S. Supreme Court strikes down aggregate campaign contribution cap

The U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion today in McCutcheon v. FEC, striking down aggregate limits on political campaign contributions but leaving in place limits on contributions to individual candidates.

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