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Our democracy as it currently exists is far from perfect, but in 2018, states and cities across the country pushed forward with a number of...

Jan 8, 2019 Blog Post
The Need to Restore Balance to Democracy by Empowering Small Donors

The dominance of large contributors over every aspect of the political process – from decisions regarding which candidates run for office to the ability of...

Feb 1, 2018 Report

The dominating influence of large political donors shapes elections from beginning to end – from an individual’s decision to run for office, to a candidate’s...

Feb 1, 2018 Blog Post
Matching Program for Small Contributions Delivers Promising Results

The Fair Elections law adopted in Montgomery County, Maryland, provides candidates for county-level positions with matching funds if they agree to accept contributions only from...

Jan 29, 2018 Report

Starting this fall, 16- and 17-year-olds will be eligible to "preregister" to vote, so when they turn 18 they will automatically be listed on voter...

Oct 4, 2016 Blog Post