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Format: 05-29-2015
Format: 05-29-2015
R. Michael Alvarez of the California Institute of Technology and Jonathan Nagler of NYU analyze the likely impact of Election Day Registration on voter turnout in Iowa. Overall turnout could go up...
November 6, 2007 | Policy Brief |
We have analyzed the likely impact on voter turnout should California adopt Election Day Registration (EDR). The availability of EDR procedures should give voters who have not previously registered...
November 6, 2007 | Policy Brief |
R. Michael Alvarez
Jonathan Nagler
The public policy disasters of recent years, and the vast changes facing us as a nation, present a major opportunity for big, fresh thinking about America’s future. Only when advocates...
June 7, 2007 | Policy Brief |
  What is Fusion Voting?   Fusion is a simple reform that gives candidates for elected office the freedom to run with the endorsement of more than one political party.  ...
March 30, 2007 | Policy Brief |
Benjamin Healey
Myriah Pahl
In response to ever-increasing financial pressures, families have come to depend on high-cost credit as a way to bridge the gap between stagnant or decreasing incomes and rising costs. How are...
November 14, 2006 | Policy Brief |
EOP Staff
In the final days of the 2006 campaign, as in any election year, citizen interest is peaking as election news--and debates on the issues--becomes more pervasive in the media. Unfortunately for...
November 6, 2006 | Policy Brief |
Democracy Staff
Political candidates win elections by generating more votes than their opponents. A vigorous and superior get-out-the-vote campaign is commonly understood to be the key to success. A less recognized...
November 1, 2006 | Policy Brief |
Democracy Staff
Representational Inequality: Bad for Democracy Economic inequality in America has been spiraling out of control in recent decades. The income gap between the rich and the poor in America has steadily...
October 30, 2006 | Policy Brief |
Democracy Staff
If elections are the foundation of our democracy, then poll workers are the gears and wheels that make the mechanics of democracy function on Election Day. Regrettably, this human factor is often...
October 25, 2006 | Policy Brief |
Democracy Staff
Felony disfranchisement is the practice of denying people with felony convictions the right to vote. The American tradition of states determining their own election laws has led to a national...
October 24, 2006 | Policy Brief |
Democracy Staff