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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“Governing in a Polarized America: A Bipartisan Blueprint to Strengthen our Democracy”

Release: The Bipartisan Policy Center launched the Commission on Political Reform in 2013 to investigate the causes and consequences of America’s partisan political divide and to advocate for specific reforms that will improve the political process and that will work … Continue reading

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“Liberal donors eye new long-term investments in states and new voters to boost Democrats”

WaPo: A group of wealthy liberal donors who helped bankroll the Center for American Progress and other major advocacy groups on the left is developing a new big-money strategy that could boost state-level Democratic candidates and mobilize core party voters. … Continue reading

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“Foxes, Henhouses, and Commissions: Assessing the Nonpartisan Model in Election Administration, Redistricting, and Campaign Finance”

The UC Irvine Law Review has just posted the papers from a symposium I organized a year ago September.  Here is the full set of excellent papers, which follow my (less excellent) Introduction. Volume 3: Issue No. 3 • August 2013 … Continue reading

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