The Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan has been backed by a range of supporters, including churches, big business, and even power companies.
This past year has seen democracy issues take center stage in the national debate. Unfortunately, while many state policymakers have capitalized on nationwide momentum for reform, some leaders continue to advance an agenda that takes their state in the wrong direction.
A state-by-state analysis and scorecard of the varied experiences of democracy in states and a series of policy recommendations illustrate how states can better serve their citizens.
There are unfortunately many worthy candidates vying for recognition when it comes to denying access to the ballot box, but this year’s awards go to the individuals and groups that stand out from all the rest.
A county-by-county analysis of election administration in 2012 swing states reveals that, within each state, wide disparities in voting accessibility existed.
These interactive tables accompany the report “Unequal Access: A County-by-County Analysis of Election Administration in Swing States in the 2012 Election."
A county-by-county analysis of the Florida election administration in the 2012 election reveals wide disparities in voting accessibility in different parts of the state.
John Podesta, Chair of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, delivers remarks at a CAP Action Fund event with Sen. Ron Wyden.
Republicans are trying to pass a new Electoral College system that will ensure victory in future presidential elections, and it’s all thanks to redistricting.
Merit selection and retention elections offer a far better alternative to contested elections. Judges must be independent from political pressure so they can vindicate constitutional rights without fear of political backlash.