Podcast: How much money should Americans spend on their elections?
From Politics in Question:
In this week’s episode of Politics In Question, Ryan Williamson joins James to consider how much money Americans spend on their elections. Williamson is a resident governance fellow at the R Street Institute. He researches and writes on issues related to election reform and administration and governance, such as legislative procedure and capacity.
Who is responsible for funding elections in the United States? Do some jurisdictions underfund their elections more than others? How much should elections cost? And how will spending more money on elections impact American politics moving forward? These are some of the questions that Ryan and James ask in this week’s episode.