It will be tempting for most Americans to believe that our system for running elections worked Tuesday. But our election administration system is badly broken, says Loyola Law School's Richard L. Hasen, and there's good reason to believe the problems won't be fixed in time for 2008, when the next election could create yet another Florida debacle. One of the most important unanswered questions concerns the standards for judging which provisional ballots should be accepted.
Time to Fix Election System
November 4, 2004