Electoral Count Act Reform

[On Jan 13] Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) released a Committee Staff Report on the Electoral Count Act of 1887 (ECA). The report, compiled over a months-long review, examines the ECA and argues it is badly in need of reform. Part...

Wisdom from Steve Bullock

Steve Bullock writes in NYT: I was re-elected as Montana’s governor in 2016 at the same time Donald Trump took our state by more than 20 points. It’s never easy for Democrats to get elected in Montana, because Democrats here are running against not only the opponent...

Threats to Public Servants

Zack Beauchamp at Vox: Democracy doesn’t work unless citizens make it work. This not only means showing up to vote but also helping operate and administer the key institutions in a democratic society — such as schools, polling places, and local health agencies.  ...

Threats to Public Servants

Testimony of Al Schmidt, City Commissioner of Philadelphia, The Committee on Rules and Administration of the United States Senate, Emerging Threats to Election Administration, Tuesday, October 26, 2021 “This is domestic terrorism. The whole point is to terrorize, to...