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Commonsense executive actions can limit improper foreign influence in elections.
The diversity and complexity of rural voters were on display in the 2020 election, particularly in states such as Georgia and Arizona.
While the pandemic has illustrated the need for progressive policies more than ever, significant challenges still confront those who advocate for and hope to implement them.
Michael Sozan argues that state and federal leaders should pass legislation to stop foreign influence in U.S. elections, using California's recently passed Proposition 22 as an example.
The United States should do more to combat the strategic use of corruption by authoritarian states and the private sector actors who enable it.
The census data that the U.S. government and economy depend on may be in danger—unless the incoming Biden administration acts quickly to fix them.
The Biden administration can immediately act to begin renewing the federal government’s work to reform civil and criminal justice systems.
This column offers five clear recommendations to social media platforms on how they should handle hacked materials for the remainder of the 2020 election season and into the future.
This memorandum explains how disruptions to vote-counting sites can occur on Election Day and what officials can do to keep election workers and communities safe.
This fact sheet explains the legal framework for Electoral College vote counting and how to ensure that a state's elector votes reflect the state's popular vote.