Democracy Project

About the Project

The Democracy Project brings together bipartisan and diverse voices to support efforts to improve the ability of government to grapple with the nation’s challenges.

Money in Politics

Election Administration

JFK’s Contribution to Election Administration Modernization
Nov. 20, 2013

Americans pause this week to remember the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. While that moment will always be etched in our nation’s collective memory, there is a much less well-known 50th anniversary milestone this month, one that relates to registration and voting, which should be celebrated as one of the sparks of the modernization of election administration.