Rick Hasen

professor of Law at UC Irvine, author of “Election Meltdown: Dirty Tricks, Distrust, and the Threat to American Democracy”

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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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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra recently sent a cease-and-desist letter to the California Republican Party to stop operating unofficial ballot drop boxes.

California GOP installed unofficial ballot drop boxes at churches, gas stations and gun stores. Is that legal?

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra recently sent a cease-and-desist letter to the California Republican Party to stop operating unofficial ballot drop boxes.

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During Tuesday’s presidential debate, moderator Chris Wallace asked if Donald Trump would accept the results: “Will you urge your supporters to stay calm during this extended period,…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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