This article is the foreword to Volume 39, Issue 1 of the UNSW Law Journal. The article begins by considering the role of elections in liberal representative democracies, particularly with regard to answering deeply contested arguments about who should be in charge of the nation’s lawmaking and governing institutions. The author continues on to discuss each of the submissions to the Journal and how they relate to the field of electoral law.
Publisher: UNSW Law School
Keywords: Electoral law; Public law
Research Type: Journal Article