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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 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
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
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