Voters have the power to decide who wins on election day, but only a small percentage of them decide who will be on the ballot.… Read More »Public Financing Lets Voters Choose Who Runs, Not Just Who Wins
This piece is republished courtesy of the Independent Voter Network (IVN.us). It was originally published by IVN on May 3, 2021. Austin made history over… Read More »Austin Becomes First Texas CIty to Adopt Ranked-Choice Voting
Open San Diego is a volunteer organization that helps local government and community groups use technology to solve problems. The ten-year-old group is one of… Read More »Open San Diego Offers Tech Aid to Local Government Groups
The For the People Act would transform our democracy by making it fairer, stronger, and more inclusive. The Brennan Center explains the key provisions of… Read More »Annotated Guide to the For the People Act of 2021
Every major issue America faces today—from climate change and healthcare to income inequality and student loan debt—can be traced at least in part to government… Read More »How Corporate Money Hurts Our Democracy
Note: See Ranked Choice Voting for an explanation of how Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) works. The conditions that allow human greed to corrupt institutions such… Read More »How Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) Fights Corruption
January 6, 2021 was—to borrow a line from a famous speech by former president Franklin Roosevelt—a day which will live in infamy. Two days later,… Read More »Does Big Tech Have Too Much Power Over Social Media Speech?