Lawyering up for the Election

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In the days following Election 2000, a lot of people were pledging that never again would the U.S. electoral system be allowed to fail so spectacularly.

But as Election 2004 approaches, the lawyers are back and out in full force. In swing states across the country, legal teams from both parties are challenging election laws.

Though Democrats and Republicans will mobilize their forces to monitor polling stations on Election Day 2004, will this year’s election be decided again by judges or by voters?


Dan Trevas, Communications Director of the Ohio Democratic Party

Jason Mauk, Communications Director of the Ohio Republican Party

David Harsanyi, columnist with the Denver Post

Heather Gerken, Professor of Law at Harvard Law School;