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Introducing An Election Reform Bill To Expand Voter Participation Nationwide
Rep. Don Beyer
Sen. Tammy Duckworth
Allowing young Americans to pre-register to vote will encircle millions more Americans in our civic processes.
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Gerrymandering Snafu Puts Proposed Tax Hike In The Hands Of A Single Voter
It all comes down to the decision of a 23-year-old college student.
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Knight News Challenge Gives $3.2M To 22 Ideas To Inform The Public And Increase Voting
New projects aim to increase civic engagement in the face of historically low voter turnout
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'Dismal' Doesn't Even Begin To Describe LA's Voter Turnout
Unlocking the Secrets of the 2014 -- and 2016 -- Elections
President of Women's Voices Women Vote Action Fund
After nearly a month of forensic analysis, the 2014 midterm elections are shedding more clues than a late-night
marathon. While the initial diagnosis spelled disaster for Democrats, a more nuanced examination reveals encouraging data for progressive candidates running in 2016.
Dueling Dollars Diminish American Democracy
The bottom line is that American voter participation in the electoral process has always been a fragile crucible. The influx of big money has put new cracks in that crucible - and if not stopped could shatter it altogether.
Ferguson: A Call to Action
State senator, professor, and candidate for Ohio Secretary of ...
A generation from now, I hope that my son does not have to give the same advice to his children as his father and I gave him. The summer of 2014 will be known for something beyond the anniversaries of the civil rights achievements that have led to so much progress in our nation.
The Welfare Reform of the '90s Led to an Increase in Women's Voting Participation
Contributor for Elite Daily,The National Memo, Man's Life and ...
In their new working paper, though, Dhaval M. Dave, Hope Corman, and Nancy Reichman have found perhaps some of the most surprising results of welfare reform -- that it increased women's voting participation from 1990 to 2004.
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