New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
xviii, 265 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
JK1976 .R47 2004
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235- 251) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: a tale of two democracies / Edward J. McCaffery, Ann N. Crigler, and Marion R. Just Pt. I. Problems that might need to be fixed. Election reform: the U.S. news media's response to the mistakes of election 2000 / Kathleen A. Frankovic Counting ballots and the 2000 election: what went wrong? / R. Michael Alvarez, D.E. "Betsy" Sinclair, and Catherine H. Wilson An unrecognized need for ballot reform: the effects of candidate name order on election outcomes / Jon. A. Krosnick, Joanne M. Miller, and Michael P. Tichy Empirically evaluating the electoral college / Andrew Gelman, Jonathan N. Katz, and Gary King Pt. II. Ways to fix the problem. Bush v. Gore and federalism / Erwin Chemerinsky Federal election authority: jurisdiction and mandates / Trevor Potter and Marianne Holt Viray Congressional compromise on election reform: a look backward and forward / Jeb Barnes Do institutions matter? The consequences of electoral reform for political participation / Pippa Norris Pt. III. Should the problem be fixed? Cleavage and consensus: the public and electoral reform / Ann N. Crigler, Marion R. Just, and Tami Buhr Why electoral reform has failed: if you build it, will they come? / Michael W. Traugott After the storm: the uses, normative implications, and unintended consequences of voting reform research in post-Bush v. Gore equal protection challenges / Richard L. Hasen A tale of two worlds / Susan Estrich The paradox of mass democracy / Daniel R. Ortiz Postscript. Keeping hope alive / Edward J. McCaffery, Marion R. Just, and Ann N. Crigler.