“California doesn’t allow write-in candidates in its general election, so a write-in candidate is suing”

WaPo: “An independent candidate who received a single vote for a U.S. House seat in California is suing the state over it’s top-two primary system, which allows write-in candidates in the primary but not the general election.” UPDATE: Richard Winger links … Continue reading

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“The Conversation: Dissecting a ‘no party preference’ campaign in California”

SacBee: “Two seasoned California campaign strategists, one a Republican and one a Democrat, who advised a “no party prefence” candidate running for secretary of state, discuss the campaign.” Sragow: Dan didn’t make it into the general election for three fundamental … Continue reading

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65 Ways to Improve Our Democracy

Today the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Commission on Political Reform rolled out its recommendations and report today on strengthening American democracy.   Academics are usually on the outside looking in for such processes, but I was lucky enough to serve as one … Continue reading

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J. Christian Adams Wrongly Suggests Poll Workers Should Exclude Democrats from Voting in Mississippi Primary, Ignoring Relevant Case Law and an AG Opinion

Via Josh Marshall, comes a story at Breitbart, Former DOJ Attorney: Illegal for Democrats to Vote in MS GOP Primary Runoff.  Here’s the relevant part of the article: J. Christian Adams, a former Civil Rights Division attorney at the Department … Continue reading

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