Tens of thousands of votes are in danger of not being counted in California's biggest races this June

by - April 17, 2018

In the vast majority of elections, it's the simplest rule of all: You can only vote for one candidate. Make a mark beside the name of more than one person, and that vote doesn't count. Such mistakes are usually rare, which is what made California's U.S. Senate primary in 2016 so worrisome.
Source: Tens of thousands of votes are in danger of not being counted in California's biggest races this June

Top GOP super PAC books $48 million in ads for House races

by - April 17, 2018

The Congressional Leadership Fund, the leading Republican super PAC focused on the House, is booking $48 million in ad reservations ahead of the November midterm elections — giving its first indications of where it intends to focus its considerable resources this year.
Source: Top GOP super PAC books $48 million in ads for House races

Former FEC Chair Calls for Government Agency to Collect Social Media

by - April 11, 2018

Ann Ravel, the former Democratic chair of the Federal Election Commission who controversially pushed to regulate the internet during her time leading the commission, is now suggesting a new government enforcement agency be established to help tech companies discover questionable communications fr
Source: Former FEC Chair Calls for Government Agency to Collect Social Media

A Bunch of Senators Just Showed They Have No Idea How Facebook Works. They Want to Regulate It Anyway.

by - April 11, 2018

On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary and Commerce, Science, and Transportation committees grilled Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about the company's insufficient efforts to protect users' personal data. In doing so, many of the senators betrayed a general lack of knowledge about how Facebook operates.
Source: A Bunch of Senators Just Showed They Have No Idea How Facebook Works. They Want to Regulate It Anyway.