‘This is not just a Republican problem’: Crisis of trust looms in US elections
A former FEC chair talks about the dueling narratives of electoral fraud and voter suppression, which he says have “almost no grounding in reality,” and why stability in election law is so important.
Bradley A. Smith is a professor of law at Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio. An authority on election law and campaign finance, he is a co-author of the casebook “Voting Rights and Election Law” and author of “Unfree Speech: The Folly of Campaign Finance Reform.”
Between 2000 and 2005, he served as commissioner, vice chairman,...