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Voter Turnout: Comparing Apples to Oranges

Matthew Weil / Blog November 10, 2014

The lack of competitive races in large states may have contributed to the drop in turnout versus 2010.

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Will Election Night Predict Changes in the 114th Congress?

Kimberly Dean / Blog November 4, 2014

From New Hampshire to Kansas to Colorado, close races will determine the prospects of bipartisan action in the Senate.

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What We’re Reading: Immigration in the Midterm Elections, History of Executive Action on Immigration

Theresa Cardinal Brown, Matt Graham / Blog October 28, 2014

As midterm elections near, several outlets are analyzing the role of immigration in races around the country.

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Clean up Campaign Spending, Restore Confidence in Our System

Michael Thorning / Blog September 25, 2014

The dramatic growth in elections spending over the last few years is obvious to anyone who has turned on a TV only to be met with a deluge of campaign ads. Political spending has doubled in the last decade, and…

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Whom Does the Public Trust on Immigration? No One.

Theresa Cardinal Brown / Blog September 16, 2014

An article in POLITICO yesterday about its recent battleground polling is headlined “Poll: GOP has edge on immigration in midterms.” However, there is much more to the story than the headline. The poll showed deep ambivalence toward all parties on the issue of immigration.

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August 26: Primary Day in AZ, FL, and VT

Governance / Blog August 25, 2014

If you live in Arizona, Florida, or Vermont, your primary election is coming up tomorrow. BPC’s Commission on Political Reform seeks to increase voter awareness and overall voter participation, so to achieve that goal we are providing handy links and tools for voters before they head to the polls.

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August 19: Primary Day in AK, WY

Jordan LaPier / Blog August 18, 2014

Tomorrow is primary day in Alaska and Wyoming. This post offers handy links and tools to ensure voters in both states are prepared as they head to the polls.

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