This article looks at the positive effects that ADR can have in resolving election law disputes before, during, and after elections. First, this article will focus on the significance of implementing ADR processes in resolving election law disputes. Next, this article will explain the background and impact that election law disputes have on voters, candidates, and the election process as a whole. This article will then explore why ADR processes should be implemented as opposed to using litigation to resolve election law disputes. After, this article will explain a proposed solution to resolving election law disputes through mediation or arbitration depending on when the dispute arises. Lastly, this article will address potential objections to implementing ADR processes to resolve election law disputes.
The Possibility of Using Alternative Dispute Resolution for Election Law Disputes,
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