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Toeing the Line: FEC, DOJ, and Coordination Between Super PACs and Candidates

By Staff Writer: Five years ago, the Supreme Court’s decisions in Citizens United v. FEC and Speechnow v. FEC led to the creation of Super PACs, or independent expenditure-only political committees. Super PACs differ from candidate or political party committees … Continue reading

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William & Mary Election Law Society Co-President Published

By William & Mary Election Law Society We are excited to announce that Allison Davis, one of this year’s co-presidents of the Election Law Society, has been accepted for publication in the William & Mary Business Law Review, Vol. 7 (2016). Davis’s note, “Presupposing … Continue reading

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Voting Laws Are Disabling The Disabled: Easy Nationwide Fixes To Re-Enfranchise Voters With Disabilities

By August Johannsen Laws affecting voter participation are a current hot topic in the news. Voter identification, early voting, or redistricting laws are all working their way through the legal system almost certainly on their way to the Supreme Court … Continue reading

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William & Mary Law School Election Law Society Annual Symposium Cancelled Due to Weather

By: The William & Mary Election Law Society Due to inclement weather in Williamsburg, William & Mary’s Annual Election Law Society symposium has been cancelled as  result of school closings. In the early morning on February 26th, Williamsburg received several … Continue reading

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Partnership with Georgetown Law’s Election Law Society

As promised before break, we have a great announcement to make. Georgetown’s new Election Law Society is joining our efforts to cover the moving pieces in election law in all fifty states. We knew from day one that our goal … Continue reading

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Welcome from Dean Douglas

Today, the William & Mary’s Election Law Society launches a conversation about how we vote in America, with particular focus on issues that arise out of state and local elections. This ambitious project reflects the tremendous interest in election law … Continue reading

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It’s Our First Day – Welcome!

Thanks for visiting us on our first day at State Of Elections.  We’re posting stories every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday to cover the moving pieces in state election law. To learn more about us, click over here.  To join our … Continue reading

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