Sunday marks the start of Sunshine Week, an effort to highlight the role of freedom of information at all levels of the U.S. government.
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.
U.S. FEC must comply with court order and fix regulations allowing corporations and groups raising money for federal candidates to keep their donors secret.
Libertarian Party filed two lawsuits in state trial court over exclusion of third parties from Ohio Election Commission other than the two largest parties.
New open sourcing tools to start a collaborative journalism project that will guide that will let any newsroom do crowd-powered data investigations.
New documents about 2020 Census made public by NAACP, revealing deficiencies in federal government’s preparations and budgeting for decennial headcount.
Georgia Secretary Of State Brad Raffensperger, says hand marked paper ballots are out of the mainstream saying “it is a more secure way of moving forward”.
Yesterday, the North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE) unanimously voted to hold a new election for the 9th Congressional district.
Restoring Integrity to America’s Elections Act makes structural changes to FEC to better equip unbiased cop on beat of our nation’s campaign finance system.
Wisconsin is the national poster child for dark money corruption though with transparency in campaign spending is overwhelmingly popular.
America’s locally elected prosecutors have authority to reinforce mass incarceration and racial disparities incriminal legal system.