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Disputed Elections: What Can the Nation Learn from Minnesota?


WHEN: Tuesday, April 24, 2012 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET

WHERE: University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Cowles Auditorium, 301 19th Ave S., Minneapolis, MN

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In the wake of the controversial 2000 presidential election – and high-profile close elections like those in 2008 and 2010 in Minnesota – scholars and practitioners alike are examining how states can best handle the challenges of disputed elections. Political considerations often get top billing, but the legal questions presented are often the most difficult to resolve. Add the fact that new technology and procedures are reshaping elections across the country and it becomes clear that the nation needs to think hard – and well in advance – how to resolve disputes about who actually won an election.


Ned Foley

Professor, Ohio State Moritz College of Law

Reporter, ALI Project

Rachel Smith

Director, Hennepin County Election

Eric Magnuson


Former Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice

David Lillehaug

Attorney, Fredrikson & Byron

Attorney for Al Franken and Mark Dayton


Doug Chapin

Center for the Study of Politics and Governance

John Fortier

Director, BPC’s Democracy Project

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Cowles Auditorium
301 19th Ave S.
2012-04-24 00:00:00
2012-04-24 15:30:00
2012-04-24 17:00:00
University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs