A Nonpartisan Resource for State Election Codes

The State Election Law eBenchbook is a free, non-partisan platform that provides complete versions of state election codes, supplementary materials related to election laws, and annotated commentary from in-state election experts. This site is currently in Beta as the Election Law Program works to improve and expand its content.

2020 State Election Statute Navigator

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About The Project

The Election Law Program, a joint venture of William & Mary Law School and the National Center for State Courts, formulated the eBenchbook project in an effort to alleviate concerns accompanying the contemporary surge in election litigation. Through generous funding by the Democracy Fund and additional funding from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, we have created five state-specific election law eBenchbooks intended to provide comprehensive, freely-accessible, nonpartisan online resources for judges, legal professionals, and members of the public seeking to better grasp the intersection of law and elections.

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