886Oct 21, 2010
Book Discussion on This Is Not Florida
Jay Weiner recalls the 2008 election for Minnesota’s U.S. Senate seat between Democrat Al Franken and Republican incumbent Norm Coleman and the subsequent eight-month ballot ...
560Nov 11, 2004
Elections and Protest Movements
Frances Fox Piven talked about the 2004 elections and addressed charges of voter fraud and voter suppression, the latter of which she said has a long history in the United States. Professor ...
463Jul 26, 2012
Panelists discussed election reform and how they would go about changing the system. A primary topic of consideration was the constitutionality of state voter ID laws which require a person to ...
380Oct 9, 2011
Former Representative Tom Davis on Campaign Finance and the 2012 Elections
Former Representative Tom Davis talked about campaign finance and partisanship in Washington. Topics included the 2012 Elections, congressional gridlock, and gerrymandered congressional ...
336Jan 28, 2012
Redistricting and Voting Rights
Redistricting, Partisanship, and the Future of the Voting Rights Act
Ellen Katz , Professor, Michigan Law School ( Democrats at DOJ: Why Partisan Use of the Voting Rights Act Might Not Be So Bad ...
309Oct 9, 2011
Wendy Weiser on New State Laws Regulating Voting
Wendy Weiser, the Director of the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice, talked about new state laws that could make it more difficult to vote. Topics included what types of ...
289Jan 15, 2008
National Popular Vote
Jamie Raskin talked about sponsoring National Popular Vote legislation in the Maryland Senate. In all but seven states, legislation has been introduced to elect the president according to the ...
249Nov 22, 2008
Focus Group with Obama Voters
Peter Hart conducted a focus group discussion which focused on a number of topics including expectations of the incoming Obama administration, the economy, foreign policy challenges and domestic ...
215Oct 12, 2003
Book Discussion on Fraud of the Century
Roy Morris, Jr. discussed his book Fraud of the Century: Rutherford B. Hayes, Samuel Tilden, and the Stolen Election of 1876, published by Simon and Schuster. In 1876, New York ...
198May 29, 2011
Telephone lines were open for comments on the necessity of tougher voting laws in various states.
James Hohmann talked by telephone about Sarah Palin’s One Nation bus tour which began at ...
196Jun 22, 2006
Padilla v. Lever Oral Arguments
The full panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in Padilla v. Lever over allegations that Orange County, California, election officials violated the Voting Rights ...
180Nov 6, 2008
International Observers of the U.S. Elections
Representatives of the Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe, Parliamentary Assembly, held a press conference at the National Press Club to report on their observations of the 2008 ...
148Sep 22, 2005
Book Discussion on Steal This Vote: Dirty Elections
Andrew Gumbel talked about his book Steal This Vote: Dirty Elections and the Rotten History of Democracy in America, published by Nation Books. Andrew Gumbel covered the 2000 election ...
146Mar 21, 2008
The authors talked about two research projects they conducted on six different voting and verification systems reported in their book, Voting Technology: The Not-So-Simple Act of Casting a ...
145Sep 24, 2008
Preparations for 2008 Elections
Witnesses testified about election procedures, voting machine technology, operations by state and local registrars, as well as accuracy and accountability issues in preparation for the 2008 general ...
134Feb 1, 2001
The Governor’s Select Task Force on Election Procedures heard additional reports from public officials on reforming current voting law. Members of the public also spoke.
119Jun 11, 2009
Book Discussion on Voting Rights--and Wrongs
Abigail Thernstrom talked about the book she co-authored, Voting Rights--and Wrongs: The Elusive Quest for Racially Fair Elections, published by AEI Press. She argued that the 1965 ...
113Dec 8, 2004
Voting Irregularities in Ohio
Members and witnesses testified before an ad hoc committee on voting irregularities in the Ohio 2004 elections. Among the topics they addressed were civil rights issues, variations in election ...
113Sep 28, 2006
Electronic Voting Machines
The House Administration Committee held a hearing on electronic voting machine verification, security, and paper trails. Witnesses testified about the reliability of various electronic voting ...
111Jan 27, 2012
Tom Reilly on Cybersecurity in Elections
Tom Reilly spoke about cyber security challenges and ways to prevent voter fraud.
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