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Guest Post: New API Research shows Growth of Fact Checking and Partisan Challenges

By Jane Elizabeth / 2015 April 22nd

The amount of fact-checking journalism produced in the United States is increasing dramatically, and while there are limits to... Read More

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Hacking Congress

By Lliam Morrison / 2015 April 17th

Ever wondered what it would look like if Congress worked a bit more like a tech innovator in Silicon... Read More

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Welcoming our New Senior Fellows

By Joe Goldman / 2015 April 15th

We work in a complex system in which creating impact relies on having in-depth strategic advice and... Read More

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Combining Media, Tech, and Election Ideas to Increase Civic Participation

By Jessica Mahone / 2015 March 17th

Political participation in the U.S. is often reduced to Americans’ engagement in federal elections. During campaigns, political observers combine available... Read More

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Improving Forms for Military and Overseas Voters

By Stacey Van Zuiden / 2015 March 11th

For the thousands of American voters who live abroad or who are in the military stationed away from their home, the process of casting a ballot can be full of... Read More

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Following the Path of History in Alabama

By Betsy Wright Hawkings / 2015 March 8th

Yesterday, at the foot of the Pettus Bridge, thousands of people marked the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday. President Obama opened his speech by placing that day among the most crucial in American history... Read More

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Restaffed EAC Advances Voting Systems in First Meeting

By Adam Ambrogi / 2015 February 25th

At its first meeting on Tuesday, the new quorum of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) took an important, much-awaited step toward making the work of election officials easier Read More

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Strengthening Florida’s Elections Today

By Lauren Strayer / 2015 February 20th

Today, in Tallahassee, elections officials and experts from Florida and across... Read More

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How Will Technology Reshape the Way We Think about Elections and Campaign Finance?

By Joe Goldman / 2015 February 19th

Leading technologists from Silicon Valley, political consultants, commissioners from the FEC, and academics will come together at a conference sponsored by the Democracy Fund to discuss how emerging technology will impact campaign communication, mobilization, and fundraising in the future. Read More

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Funder Collaboration Launches $3 Million Competition to Better Inform and Engage Voters

By Tom Glaisyer / 2015 February 12th

Today, the Democracy Fund joined with the Knight Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, and Rita Allen Foundation to launch... Read More

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