Why Are So Many Americans Non Voters?

Why Are So Many Americans Non Voters?

A record number of midterm voters participated in the congressional elections this November: 47 percent of the voting-eligible population. Yet what about the other 53 percent? We’re calling them the party of non voters.   Why Aren’t They Voting? Pew Research into the...
Study: “Trump Counties” Support Election Reforms Too

Study: “Trump Counties” Support Election Reforms Too

We already know that the midterm results were positive for structural election reforms for our political system. A recent analysis by the Election Reformers Network shows that a majority of voters in counties that Trump won in 2016 supported these reforms by more than...
Structural Reform the Big Winner in November

Structural Reform the Big Winner in November

The midterms were great win for structural reform from the passage of anti-gerrymandering legislation and anti-corruption acts to the successful use of rank choice voting. Furthermore, political reform at the federal level promises to the first piece of legislation...
The Role of Gerrymandering in the U.S.

The Role of Gerrymandering in the U.S.

When partisan state lawmakers redraw the congressional maps every 10 years, the bias can be so extreme as to “effectively nullify democracy.” For example, an independent study found that Republicans won as many as 22 additional U.S. House seats over what would have...

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