Elections

California Shines a Light on Dark Money

A recently passed state disclosure law will help reveal who pays for political ads.

Reforming Campaign Finance Regulation

Contribution limits are no longer justified in the age of social media, scholar argues.

Could You Lose Your Voter Registration for Not Voting?

The Supreme Court will decide if Ohio can automatically remove inactive voters from its registry.

Supreme Court Reviews Minnesota Sanction on Political Clothing

The Supreme Court will determine whether states can ban voters from wearing politically themed clothing.

Voter Data Request Is Illegal, Not Just Controversial

The Trump Administration’s information request violates a longstanding federal law.

FEC Ordered to Reconsider Presidential Debate Rule Barring Third Parties

Court finds that election regulator failed to properly consider a rule on debate participation.

Expanding the Right to Vote

From expanding the electorate to adopting online voter registration, states and localities are engaged in democracy-enhancing efforts.

Second Presidential Debate Sees Personal Attacks Interrupted by Occasional Policy

Important policy revelations emerged during Sunday night’s heated debate.

Drug Price Lowering Solutions from the Campaign Trail

As drug prices spike, the presidential candidates endorse proposals for getting costs down.

Hillary Clinton Rallies West Philadelphians to Register and Vote

The Democratic candidate for President shares her platform and voter mobilization goals.

In First Presidential Debate, Candidates Spar over Economy, Crime, Trade

Interspersed between jeers and jabs, substance takes center stage during widely anticipated event of the presidential race.

Dispatches from the DNC – Day 4 Recap

Hillary Clinton accepts her party’s nomination with an inclusive appeal