Most say ‘design and structure’ of government need big changes

http://www.people-press.org/2018/04/26/the-public-the-political-system-and-american-democracy/

http://archive.is/3LiGP

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Cato Handbook for Policymakers (8th Edition)

A long list of policy positions and explanations that will give candidates ideas to use for their own positions.

https://object.cato.org/sites/cato.org/files/serials/files/cato-handbook-policymakers/2017/2/cato-handbook-for-policymakers-8th-edition_1.pdf

Washington Senate passes Voting Rights Act

The measure opens the possibility of court challenges to cities, counties and school districts to push them to switch from at-large to district elections in areas where large minority groups are present.

https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/politics/washington-senate-passes-voting-rights-act/

http://archive.is/jR23w

North Carolina’s Landmark Ruling Against Partisan Gerrymanders

Judges said redistricting designed to elect Republicans violated the Constitution, the first time a federal court has come to that conclusion.

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/01/north-carolina-partisan-gerrymander/550139/

http://archive.is/OOXHH