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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In Razor-Thin VA AG’s Race, Republican Dominated Elections Board, at Direction of AG Cuccinelli, Changes Rules for Counting Provisional Ballots

The race for Virginia attorney general between Democrat Mark Herring and Republican Mark Obenshain is razor thin—at the moment Obenshain appears to have a 55-vote lead, but the number is changing as various counties correct mathematical errors and count provisional … Continue reading

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“Possible discrepancy in Fairfax absentee votes could affect count in AG race”

WaPo: “The Fairfax County Electoral Board is investigating a possible irregularity in the number of absentee ballots cast in Virginia’s largest jurisdiction that Democrats say could shift votes in the still-unresolved race for Virginia attorney general…. According to state numbers, … Continue reading

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