Common Cause “Gerrymander Standard” Winners Will Be Announced Next Week

Last year Common Cause launched the inaugural Democracy Prize Writing Competition to identify the best “gerrymander standard.”  We had the honor of serving as co-chairs of the judging panel.  Our goal was to encourage fresh thinking about a standard for partisan gerrymandering that can be used … Continue reading

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Language of the Cromnibus Party Funding Rider

Here’s the text of the provision unveiled late yesterday (h/t Ray LaRaja), amending 52 U.S.C. 30116 to raise limits on contributions to parties for conventions, headquarters, and recounts. SEC. 101. SEPARATE CONTRIBUTION LIMITS FOR CONTRIBUTIONS MADE TO NATIONAL PARTIES TO SUPPORT PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATING CONVENTIONS, NATIONAL PARTY HEADQUARTERS … Continue reading

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