Election security remains top priority in America. In this regard, official election websites have been urged to move to .gov domains.
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.
California’s law was that election-related petitions are not public record once submitted. A new bill makes exceptions for recall petitions.
The Dutch Electoral Council has brought back electronic voting tools to count votes for the March 2021 parliamentary elections.
Democracy Docket has released a new tool tracking corporate statements in support of voting rights over the last few weeks.
Joe Manchin, West Virginia Democratic Senator has warned current campaign finance laws still allow foreign interference in US politics.
A healthy democracy requires a free press, but research shows assaults on press freedom affect economic development negatively.
FinCEN must be reimagined by the government to provide advanced financial intelligence, analytic resources to law enforcement, experts.
We need a better FEC to implement campaign finance laws and keep political campaigns and their donors accountable to stem corruption.
For campaign finance laws to be effective, they have to be able to limit donations and spending and promote transparency.
Companies are being scrutinized more and more for their political practices in this age of extreme political division in America.