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“Common Cause Honors Four Defenders of Democracy”

Release: Today, Common Cause honors four “Defenders of Democracy” who have played pivotal roles in reshaping America’s legal landscape to address the scourge of partisan gerrymandering. As the 2020 Decennial Census and the ensuing 2021 redistricting cycle fast approach, Common Cause recognizes the efforts of a small team of lawyers and experts who have successfully shifted the national conversation on redistricting … Continue reading →

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“California billionaire Tom Steyer spent $47 million in 84 days on presidential bid”

LAT: California billionaire Tom Steyer spent $47 million during the first three months of his presidential bid — a jaw-dropping sum that places him on track to join the biggest self-funding political candidates in American history.So far, Steyer has remained … Continue reading →

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Is Colorado Acting Strategically in Seeking Supreme Court Review of the Faithless Elector Case?

Colorado has filed this cert petition in the faithless elector case, making it the second case raising the issue to reach the Supreme Court within a month. (Here is my coverage of the Washington state case, and my earlier Slate … Continue reading →

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Rick Hasen


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CA Supreme Court Will Hear Case About Requiring Presidential Candidates to Release Tax Returns on Nov. 6, With Opinion Likely by Thanksgiving

At the Lectern reports. … Continue reading →

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“Wealth, philanthropy and politics — considering ‘wealth tax’ proposals”

Ellen Aprill oped: The impact of private wealth on public policy through tax-exempt organizations has garnered much attention of late, with recent scandals involving the Sacklers, Jeffrey Epstein, and a number of prestigious universities. Recent critiques, however, fail to emphasize … Continue reading →

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Rick Hasen


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“Local Texas officials balk at animus toward cities, plans for sales tax cuts in legislators’ secretly recorded meeting”

Texas Tribune: The recording of a conversation between two top Republican state lawmakers and a conservative activist released Tuesday exposed legislators’ intentional political targeting of cities and counties — and their plans to make the 2021 legislative session even more … Continue reading →

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“Census confirms drivers’ records request tied to citizenship”

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Campaign Finance Attorney Jim Bopp Advising Trump Campaign on Campaign Finance Issues

Carrie Levine: 1/One interesting tidbit from the Trump campaign’s most recent FEC disclosure: the architect of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United case is now on the campaign’s ever-growing roster of lawyers. The campaign reported paying Jim Bopp’s law firm $25,000 … Continue reading →

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Rick Hasen


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“Group seeks to remove thousands from Wisconsin’s voter rolls because they are believed to have moved”

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: A conservative group is seeking to quickly remove thousands of people from the voting rolls who election officials believe have moved.The question over how to treat as many as 234,000 voters comes as Wisconsin emerges as one of the … Continue reading →

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NYT Editorial Endorses Ranked Choice Voting for NYC

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