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Disfavored Candidates and the Democracy Canon


Derek T. Muller


Pepperdine University - School of Law

July 1, 2013

Florida Law Review Forum, Vol. 65, No. 1, 2013
Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013/13

Abstract:     
This brief response to Chad Flanders's article, "Election Law Behind the Veil of Ignorance," addresses Professor Flanders's clarification of the Democracy Canon, particularly the distinction between "popular democracy" and "legislative democracy," and highlights the utility of his approach in statutes that address candidates seeking office.

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Keywords: Democracy Canon, popular democracy, legislative democracy, candidate-voter distinction, candidate eligibility

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Date posted: July 5, 2013 ; Last revised: July 18, 2013

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Muller, Derek T., Disfavored Candidates and the Democracy Canon (July 1, 2013). Florida Law Review Forum, Vol. 65, No. 1, 2013; Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013/13. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2289456

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