“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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“Legal Center Moves to Protect Ohioans’ Initiative and Referendum Rights from Legislative Suppression”

Press release: “The 1851 Center for Constitutional Law today moved in federal court to immediately enjoin the state from enforcing Senate Bill 47′s new limits on Ohioans’ initiative and referendum rights.  The legislation, which became effective in June, restricts Ohioans … Continue reading

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“Libertarian Party of Colorado sues Secretary Gessler to allow nomination of Recall Successor Candidates”

The following press release arrived via email: [update: read the complaint] Libertarian Party of Colorado sues Secretary Gessler to allow nomination of Recall Successor Candidates Denver, Colorado — The Libertarian Party of Colorado has filed suit today for emergency relief … Continue reading

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