Election 2016

Stanford Law faculty weigh in on law of democracy

Pamela Karlan and Nathaniel Persily discuss the important legal questions raised in this election year, such as redistricting, the Voting Rights Act, campaign communications post-Citizens United and how to improve the actual voting experience.

Popular vote better than Electoral College, Stanford scholars say

The Electoral College distorts presidential campaigns, disenfranchises voters and drives partisanship, Stanford scholars say. They suggest constitutional reforms to adopt a single national popular vote where the one-person, one-vote concept applies.