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Researching Election & Voting Law


Cornell's Legal Information Institute

Library of Congress

Election Law @ Moritz

Elections - Vanderbilt University

Selected Research Guides

Cornell's Legal Information Institute

Wex Legal Encyclopedia: Elections

  • Introductory-level summary of U.S. election law, including links to significant case law and other primary documents. Topics include:
  • Overview of Election Law
  • Presidential Elections and the Electoral College
  • Congressional Elections
  • Changes in Election Law
  • Campaign Reform

Library of Congress

Guide to Law Online: U.S. Elections

  • Includes links to many legal research guides, primary sources, and historical documents.

Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law

Election Law@Moritz

  • Current awareness tool for those interested in developments of every facet of election law. Updates include election law developments from around the nation and commentary from the law faculty at Ohio State.
  • Provides links to court filings and other primary sources.

Vanderbilt University, Jean & Alexander Heard Library

Government Information: Elections and Voting

  • Gateway site to information on elections, voting, and campaign finance.
  • Updated through the 2012 presidential election.

Selected Research Guides on Election Law

Comprehensive election law research guides providing links to resources covering U.S. elections, including campaign finance, voting rights, and election administration.