#UnhealthyDemocracy


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New UCS Analysis: How to Protect Democracy and Public Health During 2020 Election

, Kendall Science Fellow

While the COVID-19 pandemic may have kept us from celebrating Independence Day as we should, we still have time to protect the foundation of our democracy: voting. Read more >

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How Do We Vote in the COVID-19 Era? California Carves a Path Forward

, Kendall Science Fellow

The country has a long way to go, but California is providing a path to a safe and secure election. Read more >

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Analysis: Voter Fraud Proponents Are Frauds

, Kendall Science Fellow

Allowing Americans to vote by mail does not increase voter fraud. That’s the takeaway from a joint analysis UCS just completed with the UCLA Voting Rights Project and the University of New Mexico’s Center for Social Policy. Voter fraud in US elections continues to be extremely low, and people should not be forced to put their health at risk to exercise their right to vote. Read more >

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You Can Fix #UnhealthyDemocracy in 2020

, Kendall Science Fellow

If you want to restore evidence-based policymaking in government and promote science for the public good, it is going to take more than voting this year. The electoral process itself is under attack in many states, and nearly a decade of partisan gerrymandering and erosion of voting rights has crippled the public’s ability to hold elected policymakers accountable. Read more >

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