June 2010

 

The Deregistration Dilemma: Are Lobbyists Quitting the Business as Federal Disclosure Rules Tighten?
Wednesday, June 30, 2010


OPINION: Secret meetings would erode public trust
Wednesda, June 30, 2010


Editorial: Election Day savings: Plan to reduce polling places responds to early voting trend
Wednesday, June 30, 2010


BLOG: Supreme Court Affirms Ruling on ‘Soft Money’ Ban
Tuesday, June 29, 2010


Hope and Experience: Election Reform through the Lens of the AEI-Brookings Election Reform Project
Tuesday, June 29, 2010


‘Soft Money’ Ban Affirmed by Supreme Court
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
 


Backers withdraw petitions for Ohio slots vote
Tuesday, June 29, 2010


Lawmakers urged to get back to work: Pending legislation requires action, activist groups say
Tuesday, June 29, 2010


Tiberi, Brooks on attack over campaign donors
Monday, June 28, 2010


Group advises scuttling limits on campaigns: Proposal could cause divisions for council
Monday, June 28, 2010


Editorial: Who Approved These Ads?
Monday, June 28, 2010


Political Gerrymandering: (Part 5) The Ohio Redistricting Competition
Monday, June 28, 2010


House Approves the DISCLOSE Act – A Critical First Step in Addressing Unlimited Corporate Money in Politics
Saturday, June 26, 2010


House votes for campaign donation disclosure bill
Saturday, June 26, 200


Bill places limits on contractor spending
Saturday, June 26, 2010


BLOG: If you’re saying it, the public deserves to know who’s paying for it
Saturday, June 26, 2010


Supreme Court on R-71: Names on petitions can be made public: Public disclosure case attracted national attention
Friday, June 25, 2010


House passes campaign-disclosure bill
Friday, June 25, 2010
 


House approves campaign donation disclosure bill
Friday, June 25, 2010


Chief-justice candidates face campaign complaints
Thursday, June 24, 2010


Elections board delays consolidation of some polling places
Thursday, June 24, 2010


Elections board may slash number of polling places
Wednesday, June 23, 2010


The Fear Factor: What happens to democracy when everyone’s too scared to show up?
Wednesday, June 23, 2010


What Does an Election Cost?
Wednesday, June 23, 2010


BLOG: Ignore the Noise; Focus on the Reality
Tuesday, June 22, 2010


Study: Merit-Selected Judges are Disciplined Less
Sunday, June 20, 2010


Redistricting reform pushed ahead of Census
Saturday, June 19, 2010


The End of Public Financing?
Saturday, June 19, 2010


BLOG: Conservatives take on the NRA over deal on disclosure bill
Saturday, June 19, 2010


Council debates campaign finance language
Saturday, June 19, 2010


Loopholes Grow in Bill to Offset Ruling on Campaigns
Saturday, June 19, 2010


BLOG: Will the DISCLOSE Act Be Signed Into Law This Year?
Thursday, June 17, 2010


U.S. House Poised to Vote on Disclosure Bill
Thursday, June 17, 2010


COMMENTARY: Redistricting reform falls victim again to dreams of power
Thursday, June 17, 2010


Election deadline changes to accommodate military voters
Thursday, June 17, 2010


NRA Exemption Added to Disclosure Bill in Congress
Wednesday, June 16, 2010


Editorial: Husted isn’t out of ideas or leverage
Wednesday, June 16, 2010


U.S. Congress: Gerrymandering is the Problem
Tuesday, June 15, 2010


Friends of politics as usual: Why the Statehouse killed electoral reform
Tuesday, June 15, 2010


Political scofflaws hold out on fines: $33.2 million owed
Tuesday, June 15, 2010


NAACP LDF Releases Report Concerning Redistricting Reform Measures
Monday, June 14, 2010


Online voting pilot program sees high participation rate
Saturday, June 12, 2010


Court decision could affect Clean Elections law
Saturday, June 12, 2010


Elections Called a ‘Gosh-Awful’ Route to Fair Courts
Saturday, June 12, 2010


Opposition may derail campaign disclosure bill
Saturday, June 12, 2010


FEC strikes another blow to fair elections
Saturday, June 12, 2010


Court Puts Hold on Arizona’s Campaign Fund
Saturday, June 12, 2010


Friends of politics as usual: Why the Statehouse killed electoral reform
Saturday, June 12, 2010


Greene County opposes rule on campaign contributions by contractors: The county has sued Ohio Secretary of State Brunner’s office over ‘pay to play’ campaign finance reform rules
Thursday, June 10, 2010


Top 10 Lobby Firms Take Financial Reform to the Bank: Clark Lytle & Geduldig Leads with 20 Clients
Wednesday, June 9, 2010


Gerald McFaul has few options for his campaign fund; Prosecutor Bill Mason under review for returning money to donors
Wednesday, June 9, 2010


Greene County opposes rule on campaign contributions by contractors: The county has sued Ohio Secretary of State Brunner’s office over ‘pay to play’ campaign finance reform rules
Wednesday, June 9, 2010


Short of the lines: State lawmakers are close to an improved plan for redistricting. They have until Aug. 4 to finish this essential job
Wednesday, June 9, 2010


OP ED: Election defeat: Lawmakers fumble at the chance to improve the way Ohio votes
Wednesday, June 9, 2010


Who Bankrolls Congress? The Big Money Behind Top Lawmakers
Wednesday, June 9, 2010


Redistricting legislation fails to pass
Tuesday, June 8, 2010


OPINION: We need transparency in campaign spending
Tuesday, June 8, 2010


Lawmakers whiff on redistricting reform; will they try again?
Sunday, June 6, 2010


Ohio lawmakers fail to pass redistricting bill
Saturday, June 5, 2010


Ohio Legislature About to Recess, Still Doesn’t Pass Ballot Access Bill
Saturday, June 5, 2010


Campaign Finance Bill In Final Negotiations
Friday, June 4, 2010


Ads’ sponsor won’t reveal funding source
Friday, June 4, 2010


Court Issues Injunction Against FEC in SpeechNow.org Case
Friday, June 4, 2010


Judicial election reform proponents vow to continue fight: Legislative effort made unprecedented progress this year
Friday, June 4, 2010


Recusal Causes Reversal of Climate Change Ruling
Friday, June 4, 2010


A Public Access Response to Failure
Friday, June 4, 2010


Redistricting reform stalls in legislature: Tax incentives for clean energy fare better in marathon session
Friday, June 4, 2010


Rep. Marcia Fudge drafts bill to restrict ethics office that investigated her top aide
Thursday, June 3, 2010


Voting equipment maker Diebold settles accounting fraud charges for $25 million
Thursday, June 3, 2010


Ohio redistricting plan discussed: Senate considers House plan; voters have ultimate voice on changes
Thursday, June 3, 2010


Deadline coming for Husted redistricting proposal: Husted trying to get agreement on ballot proposal before summer break.
Thursday, June 3, 2010


Pildes: Where Should Election Reformers Target Their Efforts?
Thursday, June 3, 2010


Black Lawmakers Seek To Restrict Government Ethics Office
Thursday, June 3, 2010


EAC Announces Winners of Grants to Recruit College Poll Workers: 15 grants totaling $750,000 are awarded to organizations in 13 States
Wednesday, June 2, 2010


Intoxicated on fundraising
Wednesday, June 2, 2010


Ballot issues can influence races: Depending on the topic, issues can lure certain voters to the polls
Wednesday, June 2, 2010


Political ads are tough sell for image-conscious corporations
Wednesday, June 2, 2010


Editorial: House right on redistricting — for now
Tuesday, June 1, 2010


OP ED: At the finish line A burst of bipartisanship, and Ohio would draw improved districts
Tuesday, June 1, 2010


New law makes school boards hurry: Filing dates for tax issues pushed up by two weeks
Tuesday, June 1, 2010


New records show some lobbyists are top fundraisers for political candidates
Tuesday, June 1, 2010