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Electoral Reform news and analysis from The Nation
May 13, 2022
Summer Lee Is Exactly What a Democrat Should Be
A super PAC is smearing Lee as a threat to the Democratic Party as she campaigns to become the first Black woman to represent Pennsylvania in Congress.
May 6, 2022
New York’s Redistricting Chaos Is Now the Nation’s Problem
National Democrats were counting on the state’s redistricting to help hold the House. That’s now very much in doubt.
April 26, 2022
Marjorie Taylor Greene Can’t Lie Her Way Out of the Fact That She Violated the 14th Amendment
The Republican representative from Georgia has no place on this year’s primary or general election ballot.
April 13, 2022
What J.D. Vance Doesn’t Know About France
The Ohio US Senate candidate seems unaware of how election systems in the United States and France work.
April 8, 2022
Did Ranked-Choice Voting Make It Easier for 2 Republicans to Back Ketanji Brown Jackson?
There is a good case to be made that the election systems in Alaska and Maine made it easier for Murkowski and Collins to show support for Biden’s Supreme Court nominee.
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March 14, 2022
And the Winner of a Safe Seat in Congress Is… Elise Stefanik!
Donald Trump’s upstate cheerleader turns out to be one of the chief beneficiaries of New York State’s congressional redistricting.
January 21, 2022
We Wouldn’t Be in This Mess if D.C. Were a State
The problem in the Senate runs deeper than Sinema and Manchin. It’s an unrepresentative chamber that must be made more representative.
January 21, 2022
On Hunger Strike for Voting Rights
Unite Here Local 11 has repeatedly reached out to Kyrsten Sinema to express deep dismay at the prospect that the several voter protection bills circulating in D.C. won’t pass in the Senate.
January 18, 2022
If the Senate Fails to Act, Voting Is Not the Only Freedom on the Line
The same state legislators who are attacking voting rights are pushing ever-more-extreme bans and restrictions on abortion rights and access.
January 13, 2022
Madison Cawthorn’s Incitement of Insurrection Should Knock Him Off the Ballot
The Republican representative’s words and deeds disqualify him from office under Section 3 of the 14th Amendment.