As the Democratic primary season rolls on, one big lesson is sinking in from the party’s caucus-night meltdown in Iowa: Secrecy isn’t a strategy, opinion.
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State tech agencies told U.S. Senate Tuesday more assistance and expertise in protecting election infrastructure is needed.
Local governments across the United States could perform a simple upgrade to strengthen voters’ confidence: use websites that end in .gov.
New NPR poll finds widespread concern 2020 elections will not be fair and accurate. There are worries of disinformation, voter fraud and voter suppression.
Michael J. Copps examines America’s national regression over 2019 and highlights shared blame between 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue and other State institutions.
Common Cause President Karen H. Flynn has issued a statement condemning media restrictions in impeachment trial as blatant attempt to limit transparency.
FEC vice chairman Matthew Petersen resigned Monday effective Friday. His resignation leaves the election cop with a decision-making body shy of a quorum.
Spakovsky’s GOP-friendly campaign encourages States to move forward with anti-immigrant redistricting change using upcoming data from the Census Bureau.
The chairwoman of the FEC doubled down on her call for President Trump to stop making claims of election fraud unless he can show evidence it happened
The bigger money comes from ill-regulated, billionaire-backed groups like super PACs, secretive nonprofits, and candidate-party fundraising committees.