Rick Hasen writes about, comments in major media on recent campaign finance, voting rights issues

June 23, 2014

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Professor Richard L. Hasen is Chancellor’s Professor of Law and Political Science at the University of California, Irvine. Hasen is a nationally recognized expert in election law and campaign finance regulation, and is co-author of a leading casebook on election law.

Prof. Hasen was quoted extensively in the media after allegations surfaced June 19, 2014 that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker had violated campaign finance laws. He was also quoted in news coverage of the June 24 Republican Senate runoff in Mississippi.

Wisconsin Campaign Finance Case

Prof. Hasen wrote commentary on the Walker case in Slate and on his Election Law Blog, and was quoted by a variety of media sources, including:

Mississippi GOP Senate Race

Numerous media sought Prof. Hasen’s analysis on poll watchers and enforceability of a state law on voting in party primaries, including: