Bertrall Ross

Fair Elections During a Crisis: Urgent Recommendations in Law, Media, Politics and Tech to Advance the Legitimacy of, and the Public's Confidence in, the November 2020 U.S. Elections

CO-AUTHORS Ad Hoc Committee for 2020 Election Fairness and Legitimacy
PUBLISHER
UC Irvine Law
DATE
2020-04
 

UVA Law Faculty Affiliations

Abstract

Even before the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic arrived in the United States, close observers of American democracy worried about the public’s faith and confidence in the results of the upcoming November 2020 U.S. elections. Although a decade ago concerns about peaceful transitions of power were less common, Americans can no longer take for granted that election losers will concede a closely fought election after election authorities (or courts) have declared a winner.

Citation

Bertrall Ross & Ad Hoc Committee for 2020 Election Fairness and Legitimacy, Fair Elections During a Crisis: Urgent Recommendations in Law, Media, Politics and Tech to Advance the Legitimacy of, and the Public's Confidence in, the November 2020 U.S. Elections, UC Irvine Law (April, 2020).
 

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