The Supreme Court is forcing a deregulatory agenda under the guise of restoring democracy.
Increased voter participation requires a regulatory system that invites public engagement.
True representative democracy depends on making access to voting a realistic option for all.
Agencies should consider new tools to expand access to public opinion in the rulemaking process.
The White House seeks public input on a “bill of rights for an automated society.”
Scholars and policymakers should recognize the democratic benefits of public comments.
Scholars argue that federal advisory committees help align agency decision-making with electoral politics.
Scholars recommend limited government restrictions on false political speech.
France’s inadequate response to COVID-19 is a failure to prepare, not a failure to predict.
As COVID-19 persists, governments must decide whether, when, where, and how to hold elections.
Research shows that requiring voter IDs imposes substantial costs, especially on disadvantaged groups.
Eliminating the primary and caucus rules would create a more productive and responsive democracy.