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CA EVENT: California v 2.0
Washington, D.C.

<p> Faced with a deepening budget crisis and a paralyzed political system, a growing number of Californians have concluded that their govern

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CA EVENT: Instant Runoff Voting (San Jose)
Washington, D.C.

<p> In order to be elected to office in San Jose, a candidate must secure a majority of the votes cast. Sounds simple enough, but if no cand

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CA Event: Instant Runoff Voting in Los Angeles
Washington, D.C.

<p> On Monday, June 2nd, the New America Foundation's Political Reform Program held an engaging panel discussion and luncheon on instant run

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CA Event: Instant Runoff Voting and Minorities in L.A.
Washington, D.C.

Currently, Los Angeles' local elections run on a wasteful, two-round election system. Last May, only 6 percent of voters turned out for th

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California Event: Repairing California Democracy
Washington, D.C.

<p>There is a widening breach between most of the 35 million people residing in California and the fewer than 9 million who actually vote. S

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California Event: Alternative Voting Systems
Washington, D.C.

<p>The Alternative Voting Systems forum will look at a range of voting system methods, including the current numbered seat system used by Pa

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Deliberative Democracy in California
Washington, D.C.

<p>The conference, which was co-sponsored by  the New America Foundation and CommonSense California, explored the emerging field of delibera

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10 Steps to Repair American Democracy
Washington, D.C.

<p>In his new book, <a href="http://newamerica.net/publications/books/10_steps_to_repair_american_democracy"><em>10 Steps to Repair American

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The Future of California's Democracy
Washington, D.C.

<p>The half-day conference highlighted arguments and expert analysis surrounding recent proposals for redistricting and other electoral refo

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The Real State of the State
Washington, D.C.

<p>California is struggling to cope with a wide array of serious policy challenges: Job creation, education, health care costs, a budgetary

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