Election laws, 2024, and the future of democracy
One of the main lessons of the 2020 presidential election was that ordinary officials, partisans themselves, can be among American democracy’s most powerful protectors. Will new election laws prevent that from happening in the future?
It’s November 2024. The U.S. presidential election is over. The battle over who won is just beginning.
Ballot totals show the incumbent leading the national vote by a few percentage points. His margin in the Electoral College is smaller than in 2020, but seems clear.
Still, the challenger and his supporters are mounting a furious...