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October 20, 2020

The New York State Bar Association Task Force on the Presidential Election, chaired by veteran election lawyer Jerry Goldfeder, has issued a report today that explains the constitutional procedures involved in electing a president – and offering a roadmap for journalists, policymakers and members of the public to understand the process.

In releasing the report, Mr. Goldfeder noted that “Americans have successfully conducted 58 presidential elections and are hopeful that our 59th will be fair and smoothly run.” “This report, written by some of the best and most expert election scholars in the country, will enable the public to understand the complex procedures as to how our system really works,” he added.

Read the full report.