Block the Vote: Abusing Election Laws to Limit Competition

In this Washington Post op-ed, former Federal Election Commission Chairman and CCP Senior Advisor Bradley Smith notes the growing use of election laws to stifle competition rather than assure orderly elections.  The article deals with laws regulating access to the ballot.  It is worth noting, however, that campaign finance laws are also abused in this fashion.

The Center for Competitive Politics is now the Institute for Free Speech.