The interlinking maze of local, state and national laws that govern the election of public officials and the financing of campaigns gets more complicated each year. This book and audio CD set provides a step-by-step guide to the electoral process, from getting your candidate on the ballot, to financing a campaign, and the rules and laws that regulate the electoral process. It also includes an update of case law and applicable statutes as well as practical information on election law and useful forms.
Summary of Contents:
Judicial Review of Nomination Petitions and Papers; Introduction; Basics; Action to Compel Acceptance; Filing Objections to Nomination Petitions or Papers | Election Recounts in Pennsylvania | Contests and Disclaimer Litigation; Contests; Disclaimer Litigation | Reapportionment and Redistricting in Pennsylvania: An Overview; Congressional Reapportionment; Pennsylvania General Assembly Reapportionment |Pennsylvania Campaign Finance and Lobbying Disclosure Law | Challenge to Direct Recording Electronic Voting Systems–Banfield v. Aichele | Philadelphia Board of Ethics–Philadelphia’s Campaign Finance Law–PowerPoint | Federal and State Constitutional Protections of Political Speech | Consequences of Citizens’ United.
Number of Pages: 574