Protecting privacy and encouraging openness is a balancing act, especially when it comes to voter data.Continue reading
Publishing voter registration data must balance privacy with transparency
The District of Columbia needs to balance privacy with transparency when releasing information on its voters.Continue reading
Change (and a lot more) you won’t believe: Obama for America’s encore
President Barack Obama has made history in a lot of ways and now he's got another bullet point to add to the list: Since the Federal Election Commission was established in the late 1970s and started keeping records of such things, he's the first second-term president to continue fundraising after the last ballot of his political career has been counted.
Unless Obama wants to imitate John Quincy Adams and return to Congress after leaving the White House -- or run for local school board, as former President Bill Clinton once jokingly suggested he might do -- it seems pretty safe ...Continue reading