Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington is taking the Federal Election Commission to court
Election Transparency articles on Democracy Chronicles
These election transparency articles focus on efforts to introduce openness, communication, and accountability into all levels of government elections. Also see our sections on American democracy and Money Politics.
In an effort to get more transparency over the role of money in the political process and combat what is known as “dark money,” many states have passed laws that require political donors to reveal more key information.
Amid intensifying shareholder pressure on companies to be more transparent about their political spending, Goldman Sachs has
Georgia’s aging, vulnerable, unverifiable, mismanaged, electronic voting machines are famously insecure
A New York lawmaker has introduced four bills covering blockchain, making it one of several states to consider the issue
The Brennan Center lays out the case for bringing presidential ethics rules in line with similar standards for other government officials
Read here about a last minute change that could affect any recount after today’s vote
People shouldn’t have to worry about being bullied for making political donations to a candidate they chose, but on the other hand there should be a counter balance to be able to see where monetary donations to political candidates come from.
A secretive nonprofit closely linked to House Speaker Paul Ryan has been playing a pivotal role
A very important call to politicians to reject donations from dark money sources from the Brennan Center