How Our Elections Watchdog Became Unaccountable

Investigation into the Federal Election Commission finds deep dysfunction in key agency.


How Washington’s Elections Watchdog Became Completely Dysfunctional (via Moyers & Company)

The United States has 50 different state electoral systems — more if one includes US territories and the District of Columbia — with disparate laws, different methods of counting the vote and very lax regulations on campaign financing. In some states…


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