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Elections and Alignment

@article{Stephanopoulos2013ElectionsAA,
  title={Elections and Alignment},
  author={N. Stephanopoulos},
  journal={Columbia Law Review},
  year={2013},
  volume={114},
  pages={283}
}
  • N. Stephanopoulos
  • Published 2013
  • Economics
  • Columbia Law Review
  • Election law doctrine has long been dominated by rights-and-interests balancing: the weighing of the rights burdens imposed by electoral regulations against the state interests that the regulations serve. For the last generation, the election law literature has emphasized structural values that relate to the functional realities of the electoral system, competition chief among them. This Article introduces a new structural theory — the alignment approach — that has the potential to reframe and… CONTINUE READING
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