Electoral Reform

Publications

, Fox News
Schumer, Dems accept filibuster floor failure to fight ‘the good fight’ ahead of midterms
James Wallner

From Fox News:

Democrats failed to clear the 60-vote filibuster threshold on the first Senate vote they called Wednesday. And they lost their “nuclear option” effort to alter the filibuster 52-48…

Prioritizing Achievable Federal Election Reform – Data Deep Dive
Matt Germer

The Bipartisan Policy Center, the American Enterprise Institute, Issue One, R Street, and Unite America recently released a new framework for achievable, bipartisan federal election reform.

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States should run elections. Here’s how they can run them better.
William Gray

WASHINGTON (Jan. 20, 2021)—Today, the R Street Institute, American Enterprise Institute, Bipartisan Policy Center, Issue One and Unite America released a new report on election reform, targeting…

Framework for Federal Election Reform – One Page Summary
Matt Germer

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The Bipartisan Policy Center, the American Enterprise Institute, Issue One, R Street, and Unite America’s framework for bipartisan election legislation.
These policy…

New Report: Prioritizing Achievable Federal Election Reform
Matt Germer

INTRODUCTION

Stark partisan dividing lines in Congress currently distract from potential areas of common ground in fostering an election system that puts voters first by being fair,…

Testimony to the New Hampshire House Committee on Elections in Support of HB 1264, “An Act establishing ranked-choice voting for state party primary elections and municipal elections.”
Matt Germer

Chair Griffin, Vice Chair MacDonald and Members of the Committee:

Thank you for considering my testimony. My name is Matthew Germer, and I conduct research on election reform for the R Street…

Testimony to the New Hampshire House Committee on Elections in Support of HB 1482, “An Act relative to ranked-choice voting.”
Matt Germer

Chair Griffin, Vice Chair MacDonald and Members of the Committee:

Thank you for considering my testimony. My name is Matthew Germer, and I conduct research on election reform for the R Street…

, Sun Sentinel
Prison gerrymandering: The modern three-fifths compromise
Matt Germer

From Sun Sentinel:

A majority of Republican voters, like Democrats and independents, favor independent redistricting commissions.

Voting rights preclearance should be a punishment, not a prophylactic
Matt Germer

Anthony Marcum at R Street recently released an analysis of HR 4, commonly known as the “John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act,” which did a fantastic job laying out the history of the Voting…

Allowing ranked-choice voting in New Hampshire would be a savvy move for Republicans
Sarah Wall

It won’t be much of a surprise that Americans are discontent with our democratic republic. Polling finds three-in-five Americans are “dissatisfied with the way democracy is working,” a figure…

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