Turnout for municipal election has not exceeded 23 percent of registered voters in a decade, and a familiar cast of incumbents skate to victory every year.
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Small-dollar donors were behind 63 percent of first wave campaign contributions to candidates who ran in the February special election for public advocate.
District elections maybe implemented in Orange, following voting rights lawsuit claiming city’s current at-large election method disenfranchises the Latinos
The city of Denver will allow thousands of voters to cast their ballots with a smartphone application this year using a blockchain-based app called Voatz.
Report from Demos analyzes campaign contributions in Baltimore, demonstrates need to get big money, which is greatest threats to democracy out of politics.
Employees at Votem, company making innovations in online voting platforms, were told on Friday that everyone was fired, effective immediately.
Blockchain voting company falls victim to common tech start-up problems as the company is life support after laying off most of its staff Feb. 15.
In 2018 our Caltech team collaborated in an important election integrity and election performance auditing study with the Orange County Registrar of Voters.
This week, San Francisco supervisors approved a new voting system, which could enable voters to cast ballots on large Android tablets as early as November.
America’s locally elected prosecutors have authority to reinforce mass incarceration and racial disparities incriminal legal system.