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Election Law Society

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Founded in 2006, the Election Law Society is a multi-partisan student organization dedicated to studying the legal issues raised through the American electoral process. While talk of voter fraud and campaign finance reform keeps our attention these days, we should remember that contested elections, gerrymandering and political mudslinging are American electoral traditions going back for centuries.

We are here to help law students better understand election law issues through an open and honest dialogue about their origins and impacts.

Check out our Blog featuring articles on State and Local election law issues at

The Election Law Society is the student division of William & Mary Law School's Election Law Program.  The Election Law Program is a joint venture of the National Center for State Courts and the Law School that seeks to provide practical assistance to state court judges in the United States who are called upon to resolve difficult election law disputes.

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--- 2014-15 Executive Officers ---

Co-Presidents:  Allison Davis, Pete Rechter

Chief Financial Officer: Shana Oppenheim

Vice President for Alumni Relations: Aaron Colby

Vice President for Public Relations: Ashley Eick

State of Elections Blog Editors: Sarah Wiley, Cristopher Willis

Faculty Advisor: Professor Rebecca Green


To contact any of the organization officers, please email us.  Also, visit the official Election Law Society and State of Elections blog Facebook page.