ProPublica found that more than one-third of counties overseeing toss-up congressional elections have email systems that could be vulnerable to hacking.
American Local Elections articles on Democracy Chronicles
American local elections like county and city government elections are true laboratories of democracy. A surprising number of the laws that manage American elections are decided locally. So get involved wherever you are to build a better democracy. Also see our section on American democracy and our articles on American State Elections.
As the 2018 midterm elections draw nearer, searches for the keyword “midterms” have spiked. This DC article addresses some of their many questions.
The cyclist who flashed her middle finger at President Donald Trump’s motorcade says she’ll file paperwork to run for office in northern Virginia.
Fargo be the first US city to use approval voting and let voters choose all the candidates they want on their ballot. A local grassroots organization, Reform Fargo, has received official approval after submitting signatures.
Republican and Democratic backed candidates in Kentucky are battling over signature requirements in local elections and the candidate backed by the Democrats could get knocked off the ballot.
This podcast, part of the podcast series Bridging Our Divide, gave me a chance to talk about power, voting, identity politics and my experience in Philadelphia. Let me know what you think!
The NYC Campaign Finance Board hosted a panel discussion at NY Law School with elected officials looking into how we improve the campaign finance.
Municipal elections in the city of Mission Viejo will use a cumulative voting system in an effort to better represent the area’s minority voters.
A nationwide battle to push for use of ranked choice voting is underway and the first shots have already been let loose
I had the pleasure of sitting down with Robert Wiblin of 80,000 Hours to talk about The Center for Election Science and voting methods. Like many 80,000 Hours interviews—which is a great podcast to listen to in general—this interview was long and detailed.