Public Service Motivation

Donald Moynihan at Vox: The best recruitment tool government has going for it is that it allows people to make a difference, whether it’s helping kids grow, performing groundbreaking science, or protecting their fellow citizens. Research shows that people with...

Problems in Nevada

At WP, Dana Milbank reports on the impending election fiasco in Nevada: The election supervisors in 10 of the state’s 17 counties have already quit, been forced out or announced their departures. Lower-level election workers have quit in the face of consistent abuse....

Hounding Election Officials from Office

Linda So, Joseph Tanfani and Jason Szep at Reuters: Businessman Robert Beadles claimed he had found evidence of widespread voter fraud in the 2020 election. Then he went on the attack, targeting a 48-year-old woman who runs elections in Nevada’s Washoe County. “Now,...