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Introduction and Scope
Election law covers a wide variety of issues. Included are matters such as redistricting, the right to vote, contested elections, and campaign financing.
This guide will give researchers a brief overview of election law and outline print and electronic resources available in the Chickasaw Nation Law Library at Oklahoma City University School of Law. The guide will also mention freely available electronic resources
What is Election Law?
Election law is defined as the body of law that controls how voters choose a candidate on the local, state, or national level. This includes all of the statutes, regulations, and case law cover who can run for office, who can vote, where and why elections are held, and how electoral campaigns are financed.
Cornell University Legal Information Institute
Brief Overview of the electoral process and relevant statutes & cases. The "Resources" tab contains links to key cases and statutes and more relevant information.
Ben's Guide - Election Process
A website created by the Government Printing Office explaining the election process for Federal officials
Voting and Election - USA.GOV
Official United States Government website with information on voting and election. See the links in "Related Resources" box for more information
Federal Election Commission
A federal regulatory agency that
1. Enforces the statutes governing the financing of federal elections and
2. Discloses campaign contribution data
More Election Law Research Guides