Rick Hasen

University of California, Irvine

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Rick Hasen is Chancellor's Professor of Law and Political Science at the University of California, Irvine, where he also writes the Election Law blog. The author of The Voting Wars: From Florida 2000 to the Next Election Meltdown and Plutocrats United: Campaign Money, the Supreme Court, and the Distortion of American Elections, he is a former William H. Rains fellow at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California.

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