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Exploring Campaign Contributions in State Supreme Court Races

Research by the National Institute on Money in State Politics explores the role of campaign contributions in the 31 state supreme court races of 2016. Read More
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Index Shows Most Legislative Races Are Not Competitive

An interactive index allows journalists, policymakers, and citizens to analyze the competitiveness of races from a variety of perspectives, such as voter demographics and campaign fundraising. Read More
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Grants to Help Strengthen American Democracy, Establish Voting Rights Institute

MacArthur today announced 18 grants totaling more than $9 million to support efforts to increase access to voting, secure and modernize voting systems, and reduce the influence of money in politics. Read More
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Registering Voters Automatically in California

The New Motor Voter Act will register Californians to vote automatically whenever they obtain or renew a driver’s license or other state identification through the Department of Motor Vehicles. Read More
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Helping to Protect the Right to Vote

The Voting Rights Institute will help protect the right to vote in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision to nullify part of the Voting Rights Act. Read More
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Documenting Election Procedures to Improve the Voter Experience

A project of The Carter Center seeks to demonstrate how evidence-based observation can support election reform in the United States. Read More
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Elspeth Revere to Leave MacArthur After 24 Years

Elspeth Revere, Vice President for Media, Culture and Special Initiatives, will leave MacArthur at the end of November, after more than 24 years of service. Read More
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Examining Political News Habits Across Generations

The MacArthur-supported report analyzes political news habits across the Millennial, Generation X, and Baby Boomer generations. Read More

Staff

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Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Kathy K. Im

Kathy K. Im

Director
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Lauren Pabst

Program Officer
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Jeff Ubois

Program Officer

Media Contact

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Andrew Solomon

Managing Director, Communications

Evaluation Contact

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Joanna Cohen

Program Officer, Evaluation