- Daniel P. Tokaji: Early voting is neither panacea nor doom
- The real issue, he says, is Election Day registration
Daniel P. Tokaji is a professor at The Ohio State University's Moritz College of Law. An authority on the law of elections and democracy, he is the author of "Election Law in a Nutshell" (2013), and co-author of "Election Law: Cases and Materials" (5th ed. 2012) and "The New Soft Money" (2014). He is not involved in any of the cases discussed in this commentary; he is co-counsel for plaintiffs in Ohio A. Randolph Philip Institute v. Husted, a voter registration case. The views expressed in here are his own.
(CNN)Early and absentee voting is a hot topic in the 2016 presidential election, instigating everyone from pundits to both candidates to weigh in. Traditionally, it's also been one of the most fertile grounds for election lawsuits, along with voter ID and voter registration.