Favor Making Independent and Third-Party Candidates More Competitive in Congressional Elections As a Federal District Court considers a claim that the Commission on Presidential Debates should eliminate requirements that plaintiffs say effectively excludes a third, unaffiliated candidate from participating in the presidential debates, a new survey of American voters findsContinue Reading

Redistricting By Citizens, Rank-Choice Voting, Multi-Member Districts Majorities of voters support a number of bold reforms to change how members of Congress are elected, including having congressional districts drawn by independent citizen commissions, and adopting ranked choice voting and multi-member districts, according to a new, in-depth survey from the UniversityContinue Reading

Majorities Also Favor Ending Support for Former Presidents Overwhelming bipartisan majorities support proposed legislation that calls for extending the period that former government officials must wait before they can lobby the government and prohibiting former executive branch officials from ever lobbying on behalf of foreign governments.  Similarly large majorities favorContinue Reading