Op-eds of the week: no more electors, guide for Covid divide and Penn. gerrymandering
Our weekly op-ed highlight reel
News is the heart of what we're about. But The Fulcrum is also a forum for debate about what's ailing American democracy and what could make the system healthier. So here are the most provocative opinion pieces we've posted this week.
"Nothing is gained and no party benefits from keeping human electors, as compared to states' simply reporting their electoral votes," argues Kevin Johnson of the Election Reformers Network.
"We must be willing to consider others' viewpoints if we're going to get through the pandemic together," write Mariah Levison of Minnesota's Office of Collaboration and Dispute Resolution and Rob Fersh of Convergence.
"Some of us have spent 30 years asking for redress of an unfair redistricting process and an increasingly intransigent legislature," writes Fair Districts PA's Carol Kuniholm.
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