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Redistricting and Representation

Report examines redistricting in the Great Lakes region and offers a framework to improve the process.

 
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Democracy Program

Encouraging citizens to participate in our democracy by promoting campaign finance reform, ethical government, fair elections, and an independent judiciary.

 
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Redistricting

Gerrymandering – the drawing of districts to promote particular interests rather than the fair representation of citizens – is as old as the Republic. But new technologies have made it a fine art, reducing choice and competition in elections and undermining the public’s sense of the importance of voting. The Joyce Foundation has supported thoughtful efforts to address this problem through open and nonpartisan redistricting procedures

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4/2/2014 1:28:00 PM

Supreme Court Strikes Down Aggregate Contribution Limits

McCutcheon decision allows individuals and PACs to contribute more than $3 million to campaigns, advocates say.

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10/31/2013 10:33:00 AM

National Special Interest Groups Spending More On State Judicial Elections

Joyce supported report finds that 43% of campaign contributions come from non-candidate groups.

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4/30/2013 9:00:00 AM

Redistricting and Representation in the Great Lakes Region

Report Released at Paul Simon Public Policy Institute Symposium.

 
 

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