Money in Politics Part 2: Pipe Dream or Tipping Point?

Money in Politics Part 2: Pipe Dream or Tipping Point?

In the first part of our Money in Politics blog series, we discussed the scope of the problem. In part two, we’ll highlight action happening today to reform the role of money in politics. We’ll also delve into whether these reforms mean we are at a tipping point or if...
Money in Politics Part 1: How Bad is the Problem?

Money in Politics Part 1: How Bad is the Problem?

Many voters recognize that only about 10 percent of the 435 congressional seats are actually competitive. Gerrymandering and the “business of politics” seem to be the major culprit. The same dynamic holds true for the 7,400 state legislative seats across...
The Two Tracks Toward Gerrymandering Reform

The Two Tracks Toward Gerrymandering Reform

Many voters know that gerrymandering (extreme partisan redistricting) poses a threat to the integrity of our elections. By marginalizing large blocks of Republican, Democratic and Independent voters, it breeds mistrust, disfunction and public policies that don’t...
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...

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