Laying the groundwork to launch a centrist, third-party “unity” ticket in 2024, the billionaire-funded group No Labels is buying its own ballot line.
Democracy in America articles
This Democracy in America archive has all our articles about election reform in the United States. The section is meant to encourage discussion about the strengths and weaknesses of the election system and help you build new ideas for the future. Be sure to check out our main section on American democracy as well.
Study: Tennessee’s Democracy Really Is As Bad As You Think
Expelled from the Tennessee House in response to a peaceful protest, state Rep. Justin Jones describes Tennessee as a non democratic state.
Virginia Rolls Back Voting Rights For Ex-Felons
For more than a decade, states around the country have steadily chipped away at one of the biggest roadblocks to voting in the United States.
North Dakota Legislature Bans Ranked And Approval Voting
North Dakota has passed a bill banning approval voting, which allows voters to choose multiple candidates, in Fargo and beyond.
Voters With Disabilities Often Overlooked In Voting Battles
A lawsuit has been filed in Chicago alleging that the city’s Board of Elections discriminates against voters with disabilities.
Fundraising For Election Litigation Tops $154 Million In 2021-22
US political parties raised $154m for litigation in 2021-22 cycle, up 30% from 2020 presidential cycle, according to report.
Setbacks Dog Push To Tighten College Campus Voting Laws
Party officials nationwide are increasing voting barriers for young, mostly Democratic voters, following their surging turnout.
Mega Donors Fuel $45 Million Wisconsin Supreme Court Race
Wealthy donors wield power in this April 4 spring election contest between liberal Janet Protasiewicz and conservative Daniel Kelly.
Costly Court Race Points To Future For Judicial Elections
Thirty million dollars and counting has poured into the campaign for a swing seat on Wisconsin’s Supreme Court, with TV ads swamping the airwaves.
Tech Lobbyists Fight States Over Privacy Violations
Senator Whitney Westerfield has re-introduced a data privacy bill to give consumers more control over personal information online in Kentucky.