Clinton’s transformative plan to automatically register voters at 18 could add 50 million to the rolls, cut costs, and curb the potential for fraud. All candidates, from both parties, should tell us what they would do to improve our democracy.
The battle over police shootings isn't just a fight about the substance of policies that encourage officers to shoot, nor on how prejudices infect police work. It is also a procedural battle over government transparency.
The Supreme Court's Williams-Yulee decision will have little short-term impact on efforts to regulate money in politics. But over the long run, much of the Court's logic with respect to judicial races could also apply to other kinds of elections.