The editors gratefully acknowledge the Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy for its generous support.
The editors also wish to thank Andy Strauss (Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law 2002) for taking a leading role in compiling the chronology and for his able research and editorial assistance. Mimi Yang (New York University School of Law 2003) also provided valuable research assistance.
Eric Smoodin, our editor at the University of California Press, deserves special thanks for showing us that our sharp differences concerning Election 2000 could be harnessed into a reasoned public discussion from a multitude of diverse perspectives.
Paul Verkuil, former dean of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, was a constant source of support and encouragement.