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When judges take money: Campaign contributions in judicial elections

by Kevin Elliker On March 29, 2012, the William & Mary Election Law Society and Election Law Program held a symposium entitled, “More Money, More Problems: Money in Judicial Elections” in Williamsburg, Virginia. The afternoon symposium featured two panels of … Continue reading

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Update: Nordstrom out, ELEC in, Lyon still unelected (for now)

by Kevin Elliker Charles Dudley Warner wrote, “Politics make strange bedfellows.” When a candidate who violated campaign finance laws is joined in a lawsuit by the agency in charge of enforcing against such violations, politics must be involved. In November, … Continue reading

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Young New Jersey Republican learns campaign finance the hard way, or: “Dad, can I have $16,000?”

by Kevin Elliker When my older brother graduated from college, he moved back in with my parents, got a job as a lifeguard and spent the summer looking for full-time work. Hank Lyon went a different route. After graduating from … Continue reading

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AZ (preclearance): Arizona challenges the Voting Rights Act; why not just bailout?

by Kevin Elliker On August 25, 2011, Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne filed suit on behalf of the state of Arizona against the Department of Justice alleging the unconstitutionality of the Voting Rights Act. Horne specifically challenged the preclearance requirements … Continue reading

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