and not to everyone’s satisfaction. See this Washington Post report
; this Roll Call report
(paid subscription required); NY Times
; and comments by Bob Bauer
and Fred Wertheimer
Roll Call offers Loophole in 527s Shields Donors
(paid subscripton required), which begins: “As Congress debates what to do about 527 groups, the independent political organizations that spent almost a half-billion dollars to influence the 2004 elections, an underlying assumption… Continue reading
This Sacramento Bee column
discusses redistricting reform and the question of who benefits from a special election in California.
Don’t miss this post
by Dan Tokaji on the “Equal Vote” blog.
Responding to the oped mentioned here
, Ned Wigglesworth
What Sager unsurprisingly leaves out of his story on Illinois is who gave money to Karmeier. Basically, as an appellate judge for the Fifth District, Karmeier
In my Roll Call oped
yesterday, I began by noting that “Democrats in the Senate have used the power of the filibuster to block from office the 10 most ideologically extreme of President Bush
You can find the table of contents for the latest issue here
. Those of you who think you’ve read everything there is to read about the Florida 2000 controversy should not miss Diane Mazur’s new article on military votes,… Continue reading
Ryan Sager has written this NY Post column
on campaign finance reform in Illinois.
Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle offers this Roll Call oped
(paid subscription required).
The San Francisco Chronicle offers this report
, which begins: “A trade group representing the pharmaceutical industry has agreed to drop its backing for a ballot initiative focusing on union political contributions, in the hope that it can persuade unions… Continue reading
The San Diego Union-Tribune offers this report
The Seattle Times offers this report
, which begins: ” In his first questioning under oath about the governor’s election, King County Elections Director Dean Logan revealed additional errors in the handling of ballots and acknowledged that the county did… Continue reading