Democracy Reforms Are Advancing, Even In the Trump Era
September 27, 2017
While partisan knives get sharper in Washington and the White House and the majority party in Congress continue their offensive against sensible controls on big money in politics, democracy reformers are making important progress in state capitols.
Gerrymandering Documentary Premieres Tonight
September 22, 2017
“Divide and Conquer”, a Vice News documentary on the effects of gerrymandering, features interviews and commentary from lawmakers and advocacy groups in North Carolina, a state Vice refers to as “ground zero for the gerrymandering debate.”
Gerrymandering, Voter ID Laws Put Fair Representation At Risk
September 20, 2017
In a panel discussion on Tuesday a Virginia state legislator and representatives of the Campaign Legal Center (CLC) and the A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI) shared insights on challenges to democracy.
Poll Shows Strong Bipartisan Opposition to Partisan Gerrymandering
September 15, 2017
A new survey by a bipartisan team of pollsters says Americans overwhelmingly disapprove of partisan gerrymandering, a centuries-old issue that the Supreme Court is slated to take up next month.
Blockbuster Coalition Looks to Bust Partisan Gerrymandering
September 6, 2017
An unprecedented cadre of political leaders and good government groups, including Common Cause, has joined forces to ask the Supreme Court to outlaw partisan gerrymandering.