Posts by Allie Boldt

Next month, Demos will release a platform of state policies that community members, grassroots organizations, and lawmakers can move to create a democracy and economy that work for all of us— not...
May 2, 2018 | Allie Boldt
On March 12, 2018, I joined CASA Virginia Director Michelle La Rue and Sookyung Oh of the National Korean American Service & Education Consortium for a televised discussion about state and local...
March 14, 2018 | Allie Boldt
Update: Demos is pleased to report that on Friday, November 3, Washington Superior Court Judge Beth Andrus dismissed this misguided challenge to Seattle's Democracy Voucher...
November 6, 2017 | Allie Boldt
Historically, organizing to get big money out of politics has been driven largely by older, white, and male leaders, frequently missing the voices of those who are the most marginalized by the...
June 27, 2017 | Allie Boldt
Today, the Supreme Court declined to review a lower court decision upholding limits on so-called "soft money" in politics. Congress enacted these limits as part of the McCain-Feingold Act in hopes of...
May 22, 2017 | Allie Boldt
Today Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (RI) confronted Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch about the vicious cycle facing our democracy: of severe concentration of economic power yielding...
March 22, 2017 | Allie Boldt
Today the Election Law Journal published Beyond Corruption, a peer-reviewed symposium on money in politics and the Supreme Court. The symposium was guest-edited by Professor David Schultz and...
March 20, 2017 | Allie Boldt
1. Do you agree that wealthy donors translating their massive economic power directly into political influence is a problem that should be taken into account when considering rules governing...
March 13, 2017 | Allie Boldt