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Voter Reform

Jason Linkins

Voting Reform Initiatives Are Probably Doomed

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

Way back when President Barack Obama was reelected in November, his celebratory speech included this shout-out to the hundreds of thousands of voters ...

Three Ways to Fix Our Democracy

Erik Opsal | Posted 01.26.2013 | New York
Erik Opsal

America is the world's leading democracy, but that doesn't mean there aren't improvements to be made. By modernizing registration, ending government dysfunction and combating Citizens United, we can put the people back in charge.

The Missed Messages of Election Day

Bob Edgar | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Bob Edgar

The campaign post-mortems -- and recriminations on the Republican side -- already are underway and some big messages sent on Election Day already are being missed.

Voter Suppression Series Part II: Florida

Ryan Campbell | Posted 11.04.2012 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

After an electoral spanking last cycle that was largely the backlash to neoconservative overreaches in the Bush Jr. years, Republicans were reflecting on how to deal with the surge of new and minority voters.

The Democracy Restoration Act: Creating a Broader and More Just Base of Voter Participation

Deborah J. Vagins | Posted 02.15.2012 | Politics
Deborah J. Vagins

The Democracy Restoration Act would strengthen our democracy by creating a broader and more just base of voter participation. No citizen should be denied their right to vote due to a past criminal conviction.