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- Oct 17, 2016
This week, presidential candidate Donald Trump’s surrogates have doubled down on his calls for supporters to “make sure that this election is not stolen from us,” encouraging them to sign up as “Trump election observers” which voting rights advocates consider a call for intimidation.
- Oct 6, 2016
Our complaints present clear evidence that the both presidential campaigns are ignoring current law by coordinating with their super PACS. No other presidential candidates have previously defied anti-coordination laws in this way.
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Tonight’s Debate is a Critical Chance for Voters to Hear Candidates’ Stance on Voting Rights and Vision for Campaign Finance ReformOct 19, 2016
Leading up to the final presidential debate, this week’s headlines in the presidential election have revolved around candidate Donald Trump’s incendiary insistence that the election is rigged against him.
- Oct 19, 2016
Both Candidates Say They Will Impose Tighter Restrictions on Lobbyists
For the first time, both major parties’ presidential candidates are calling for what the Campaign Legal Center believes is a central piece of democracy reform: tightening revolving door restrictions on members of Congress and updating the Lobby Disclosure Act that currently makes evading registration easy.
A ‘Muted Chorus’ of Democracy: Support for Ending Partisan Gerrymandering Peaks in Illinois Despite Quashed Ballot MeasureOct 11, 2016
A new poll shows voters overwhelmingly favor allowing an independent commission to take over the redistricting process in Illinois. Of likely voters, 72 percent support the idea, while only 18 percent are opposed.