Cracks in the Foundation

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Lisa Marshall Manheim

University of Washington - School of Law

Date Written: October 5, 2020


This essay is part of a symposium on Richard L. Hasen’s book, Election Meltdown: Dirty Tricks, Distrust, and the Threat to American Democracy (2020). It discusses how intentional voter suppression runs contrary to a universalist conception of voting and exacerbates the other major threats facing American elections.

Keywords: election law, politics, voter suppression, voting

Suggested Citation

Manheim, Lisa Marshall, Cracks in the Foundation (October 5, 2020). Boston University Law Review Online, Vol. 100, No. 268-72, 2020, Available at SSRN:

Lisa Marshall Manheim (Contact Author)

University of Washington - School of Law ( email )

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