vii, pages 238 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
The promise of election reform / Caroline Tolbert, Todd Donovan, and Bruce E. Cain Election administration and voter confidence / Lonna Rae Atkeson and Kyle L. Saunders Poll workers' job satisfaction and confidence / Thad Hall, J. Quin Monson, and Kelly D. Patterson Vote centers and voter turnout / Eric Gonzalez Juenke and Julie Marie Shepherd Early voting and voter turnout / Paul Gronke, Eva Galanes-Rosenbaum, and Peter Miller Election day registration, competition, and voter turnout / Caroline Tolbert, Todd Donovan, Bridgett King, and Shaun Bowler Direct democracy, engagement, and voter turnout / Caroline Tolbert and Daniel C. Bowen Term limits and state legislatures / Thad Kousser Multimember districts and state legislatures / Christopher Cooper Legislative redistricting / Michael P. McDonald Multiple parties and ballot regulations / Barry C. Burden Direct democracy and election and ethics laws / Daniel A. Smith A goal for reform / Todd Donovan From the last generation of reform to the next / Bruce E. Cain.
"Offers a twenty-first-century agenda for election reform based on lessons learned in the fifty states. Examines the impact of reforms intended to increase the integrity, fairness, and responsiveness of the electoral system. Topics include the relationship between early voting and turnout, hurdles for third-party candidates, and strategies for redistricting reform"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
KF4886 .D46 2008
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