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Bradley A. Smith
Bradley A. Smith

Bradley A. Smith

Law Professor & Former Chairman, Federal Election Commission 

Bradley A. Smith is one of the nation’s leading authorities on election law and campaign finance. Under President George W. Bush, he served as commissioner, vice chairman, and chairman of the Federal Election Commission. He is a professor at Capital University Law School and co-author of “Voting Rights and Election Law,” a leading casebook in the field.  


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"In a country as large and diverse as the United States, a system that forces candidates to campaign away from the people who already control the nation's financial, cultural and governmental hubs is a good thing. The Electoral College forces candidates to build broad-based coalitions that cover the country."

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

"Ali Velshi breaks down why some 2020 Democrats are calling for the abolishment of the Electoral College. Fmr. Chairman of the Federal Election Commission, Bradley Smith, joins Ali Velshi to discuss its significance."

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

"Have all these efforts to sway electors violated the Federal Election Campaign Act?"

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

"The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on H.R. 1, a bill on voting rights, campaign finance, and ethics rules." 

Wednesday, February 6, 2019