electoral reform during the progressive era

1481 results for electoral reform during the progressive era

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  • 469 U.S. 528 (1985), 82-1913, Garcia v. San Antonio Transit Authority

    ...During SAMTA's first two fiscal years, it received $12.5 ... 1974 when Congress provided for the progressive repeal of the surviving overtime exemption for ...] and the Presidency by their control of electoral qualifications and their role in Presidential ... case is the third one [repeated and reformulated in Hodel ], which examines whether "the States' ...

  • Compensating City Councils.

    ...-obesity efforts, (36) campaign finance reform, (37) and payday lending. (38) Those issues not ... Nonpartisan elections originated as a Progressive Era reform to limit the influence of party ..., this form of government developed during the Progressive Era as an attempt to depoliticize ... is a fairly standard version of an electoral cycle delay rule; such rules have also been ...

  • SURINAME-POLITICS-Bouterse accepts results of Suriname elections, OAS wants smooth transition.

    ... in a statement after the Independent Electoral Council of Suriname released the official results ...The opposition parties - Progressive Reform Party (VHP), Algemene Bevrijdings- en ...

  • Tilting at windmills.

    ... Wallace was shot in Laurel, Maryland, during his 1972 presidential campaign.) Agnew had been ... have veeps from states with just three electoral votes--Cheney, Palin, Biden. (Okay, maybe those ...(Connecticut, now seen as so progressive, was the home of the Griswold decision, which ..., the house organ of the so-called Reformicons. You have to welcome anyone who takes policy ...

  • The democratic strategist presents a roundtable on progressives and the white working class.

    ... are no longer central to a Democratic electoral strategy is wrong on three counts. First, it is ...Is there a white working class? During the 20th century, it was not a term most ... agenda as universal health care, labor law reform or public works programs. The problem is that ...

  • Rightist Bolsonaro Takes Office In Brazil, Promising Populist Change To Angry Voters.

    ... to create a victorious if unusual electoral coalition of the working class and the very rich. ... who voted for Bolsonaro against his progressive opponent, Fernando Haddad, had seen their quality ...-conviction) lifted out of poverty  during his two terms. . As incomes rose, working-class ... been relatively durable despite a 2017 tax reform that primarily ...

  • Who Locked Us Up? Examining the Social Meaning of Black Punitiveness: 'Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America'.

    ... began enacting tough criminal law reforms, including the elimination of parole, mandatory ... with historical practices that emerged during slavery, Reconstruction, and the Jim Crow era. ... advocated by many liberals and progressives. (136) Specifically, he argues that proposals ... facts, to some extent, diminish black electoral control over the prosecution of crime in ...

  • GUYANA-POLITICS-GECOM continues preparation for March general election next year.

    ... that the former chairman of the Ghana Electoral Commission Kwadwo Afari-Gyan and former chief ... and the main opposition People's Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C). The APNU, a coalition ing the People's National Congress Reform (PNC/R) and the Alliance for Change (AFC), ...

  • 457 U.S. 1 (1982), 81-328, Rodriguez v. Popular Democratic Party

    ... chosen to structure the Commonwealth's electoral system are entitled to substantial deference. Pp. ... Rico, a member of the opposition New Progressive Party, subsequently called for a "by-election" -- ... the party presents more than one candidate during the 60-day period, a by-election must be ... effective means of securing legislative reform if the statute is regarded as unsatisfactory. We ...

  • Political education--occupy Wall Street's first year.

    ... lectures, panels, workshops, and trainings during the period for which I reviewed records from ..., Council of Elders, Media, Politics & Electoral Reform, and the Free University. Several were ponsored by other progressive organizations. . The specific topics reflected ...

  • Public finance systems for coping with the crises: lessons from the three Baltic states.

    ... all three Baltic countries, the situation during the crises and the measures taken were different. ... beneficial rather than harmful from an electoral viewpoint (Alesina, Perotti & Tavares, 1998). ... cuts should be accompanied by structural reforms (labor market reforms, pension and health system ... in 2010) Introducing a -- X -- progressive real- estate tax, with higher rates applying to ...

  • RATIONING CRIMINAL JUSTICE.

    ...(3) Sentencing laws, such as the Sentencing Reform Act, likewise enshrine this principle of ...Electoral power, however, did not. White flight exacerbated ...A few progressive states like Washington are already grabbing this ...

  • Is Antitrust's Consumer Welfare Principle Imperiled?

    ... New Brandeis movement recalls the "Progressive critique" of history and politics originating ... entails that it experiences losses during the early developmental stages. (92) Just as the ... communicated could never win in an electoral market, just as it has never won in traditional ....) JOHN MAYNARD KEYNES, A TRACT ON MONETARY REFORM 80 (1923). . (9.) See infra notes 42-48 and ...

  • Participatory democracy's moment.

    ... in collectivism, and decades after progressive activists seemed to have abandoned ...Political reform demanded an ability to act quickly, manage ... might keep members bound to the group during a period of political intransigence. . But what .... (19) Daniel Kreiss, "Structuring Electoral Participation: The Formalization of Democratic ...

  • Gun control is a misfire: What liberals and the NRA both get wrong.

    ...Indeed, during the 2008 presidential primary cycle, the ...-group-tested euphemisms like "sensible gun reform," "common sense gun safety reform," and now the ... fashioned much more to buck up partisan electoral support in swing suburban districts and among ... spent my adult life in a primarily "progressive" and "liberal" milieu it is rather obvious to me ...

  • Labyrinths and fabrications: public administration and the people.

    ... lagging behind an impetus for beckoned reform in order to re-align that which the people wish ...This fear spiked during the presidency of Andrew Jackson, whose populist ... up with an equal number of votes in the Electoral College. In the 1830s, Andrew Jackson's ...Joshua Tree, CA: Progressive Press. . Thorne, K. & Kouzmin, A. (2010). The USA ...

  • KAMALA HARRIS IS A COP WHO WANTS TO BE: THE CALIFORNIA SENATOR AND FORMER PROSECUTOR HAS A LONG RECORD OF PUSHING ILLIBERAL POLICIES.

    .... During her 28-year tenure as a county prosecutor, ... sought to define herself as a liberal reformer who has kept up with the times. But a review of ...If there was ever such a thing as a "progressive prosecutor," Hallinan was it. . Harris would work ... discussion" about getting rid of the Electoral College. "We should have that discussion" about ...

  • Petitioning and the Making of the Administrative State.

    ... for the clash between libertarian and progressive philosophies (12) in our increasingly polarized ... legislative and executive practices during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. This ... as a counterpoint to the majoritarian electoral process. (68) From its earliest days, Congress ... minority successfully advocated for reform once comprised an integral part of lawmaking in ...

  • The wild mid-west: Missouri ethics and campaign finance under a narrowed corruption regime.

    ... history of Missouri's attempts at ethics reform, recent developments in Missouri's ethics ... bills together further barred fundraising during session, required donor disclosure, and even ...Hasen, Three Wrong Progressive Approaches (and One Right One) To Campaign ... or appearance of corruption in the electoral process .."). . (144.) See McConnell, 251 F. ...

  • The Role of the External in Local Peacebuilding: Enabling Action--Managing Risk.

    ... by INGOs in supporting local peacebuilding during circumstances where local actors are not able to ... (8) Key components are often described as reforms of the political, justice, and security sectors, ... such as: Is the local partner progressive in terms of norms and values? Does the local ...Yet electoral cycles may make it difficult for donor ...

  • Lobbying and the petition clause.

    ... that would guide her questions and actions during trial. The judge might also afford you entirely ... and did not require a minimum level of electoral power, or signature count, in order to provide ..., could move the debate around lobbying reform away from a fixation on registration and ..., likely some time during the Progressive Era, lobbying wholly supplanted petitioning as ...

  • Kiev's Conundrum.

    ...For its part, post-Soviet Russia, even during the heyday of the Atlanticists during the first ... oligarchy mouthed slogans promising reform and the achievement of the country's European ... that Zelensky can hold together his electoral coalition. International Monetary Fund (IMP) ... tensions with Europe) or under a more progressive-leaning Democratic administration that ...

  • Building a Law-and-Political-Economy Framework: Beyond the Twentieth-Century Synthesis.

    ...The agent of law reform imagined here was not the people but the ... developments of the American economy during the neoliberal transformation and had essential ... limited private spending or donation to electoral campaigns; (89) regulations on advertising (for ... running back to the Realist and Progressive Eras. (141) The first approach would be to ...

  • Incapacitating the state.

    ... back." (36) Similar grumblings were heard during the recent European financial crisis, as ...(57) Thus, systems of representation and electoral democracy are designed to select decision makers ... disintegration of the Soviet state or the reforms implemented by Margaret Thatcher and Ronald ...This is why progressives and other proponents of vigorous government have ...

  • The eternal recurrence of Bush conservatism: can "conservatarians" save the GOP from itself?

    ...As Cooke notes, "During the Bush administration's turbulent eight years, ... have a two-party system, and Republican electoral politics are never going to be designed to please ... as forcing meaningful criminal justice reform closer to the top of the nation's to-do list. . ..., even environmental regulation, progressives were getting in touch with their inner ...