New ELB Podcast
Can an attempt an election subversion in the 1940s teach us how to handle current threats to American democracy?
Do failed attempts to hold Nazi sympathizers in the American government accountable through criminal litigation show the… Continue reading
Hundreds of local election officials across the country are about to confront a political challenge putting their management skills and their campaign chops to the test: Administering the 2024 presidential vote while running for reelection themselves.
Donald Trump acolytes… Continue reading
defends the independent state legislature theory in National Affairs.
Days before the end of the 2020 presidential race, a team of F.B.I. analysts tried to game out the worst potential outcomes of a disputed election.
But of all the scenarios they envisioned, the one they never thought of… Continue reading
A new internal report prepared by the Republican National Committee proposes creating a permanent infrastructure in every state to ramp up “election integrity” activities in response to perceptions within GOP ranks of widespread fraud and abuse in the… Continue reading
Tennessee’s newest congressman, Rep. Andy Ogles, quickly became a key player in the battle for control of the House, demanding concessions in exchange for his support for House Speaker Kevin McCarthy.
But a NewsChannel 5 investigation discovered the freshman… Continue reading
A new report
from the Center for American Progress examines some of the most fundamental problems with the nation’s electoral system and recommends better ways to promote effective, representative government.
The report describes how states and localities—from Alaska and… Continue reading
Snider, J.H., Part I: Alaska’s constitutional convention spending spree
, The Fulcrum, Jan. 9, 2023.
Snider, J.H., Part II: Deterrence helps explain the spending spree
, The Fulcrum, Jan. 16, 2023.
Snider, J.H., Part III: The failed constitutional convention campaign finance marketplace
… Continue reading
Of Georgia’s 14 U.S. House members, four of them do not live in the districts they represent.
There is Rep. Rich McCormick,R-Suwanee,the newly elected lawmaker whose house is just outside of the boundary lines of the 6th Congressional District.… Continue reading
Yvonne Wingett Sanchez
Arizona’s top election official has asked the attorney general to investigate Kari Lake, the Republican candidate who lost her bid for governor in 2022, over potential campaign violations involving the disclosure of voter signatures.
The… Continue reading