Elections, Voting, Technology

Administering Elections

How American Elections Work

Authors: Hale, Kathleen, Montjoy, Robert, Brown, Mitchell

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Administering Elections provides a digest of contemporary American election administration using a systems perspective. The authors provide insight into the interconnected nature of all components of elections administration, and sheds like on the potential consequences of reforms that fail to account for this.

About the authors

Kathleen Hale is Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the MPA Program and Graduate Certificate in Election Administration at Auburn University, USA. Her scholarship focuses on intergovernmental relations, election administration, and the role of professional associations. She serves on the Election Center's Board of Directors and directs the Auburn University faculty in the Election Center's CERA Program.

Robert Montjoy is University Research Professor and J.M. Deblois Chair, University of New Orleans, USA; and Professor Emeritus, Auburn University, USA. His involvement in election administration includes both research and practice – working with and learning from elections officials. He serves on the Election Center's Board of Directors and is an instructor in the Election Center's CERA Program.

Mitchell Brown is Associate Professor of Political Science and PhD Program Director at Auburn University, USA. Her scholarship focuses on empowerment processes for marginalized groups, including electoral strategies, and program evaluation for public and nonprofit organizations. She is an instructor in the Election Center's CERA program.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Understanding Election Administration Systems

    Hale, Kathleen (et al.)

    Pages 1-26

  • The Structure of Election Administration at State and Local Levels

    Hale, Kathleen (et al.)

    Pages 27-51

  • The Evolving Federal Role in Election Administration

    Hale, Kathleen (et al.)

    Pages 53-76

  • The Legal Framework of Election Administration in the Modern Era

    Hale, Kathleen (et al.)

    Pages 77-95

  • Pluralism, Political Participation, and Third-Party Groups

    Hale, Kathleen (et al.)

    Pages 97-118

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eBook $79.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-38845-2
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $105.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-40041-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Administering Elections
Book Subtitle
How American Elections Work
Authors
Series Title
Elections, Voting, Technology
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Kathleen Hale, Robert Montjoy, and Mitchell Brown
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-38845-2
DOI
10.1057/9781137388452
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-40041-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXIV, 211
Number of Illustrations and Tables
5 b/w illustrations
Topics