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A proposal to change how Wisconsin awards its electoral votes has been criticized as a partisan ploy — but the larger objective is a worthwhile goal, writes McMahon.

Lurking in basic math, not House districts, is the best Electoral College reform

McMahon is an adjunct associate professor of applied economics and political science at the University of Vermont and an international democracy and governance consultant.

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The staff at the Campaign Legal Center will be working to revise the Electoral Count Act.

Reform in 2021: Campaign Legal Center looks to fortify voting and election processes

This is the second installment of an ongoing Q&A series.

As Democrats take power in Washington, if only tenuously, many democracy reform groups see a potential path toward making the American political system work better. In this installment, Corey Goldstone, communications manager for the Campaign Legal Center, answers our questions about 2020 accomplishments and plans for the year ahead. His organization works to achieve voting, campaign finance and redistricting reforms through litigation. Goldstone's responses have been edited for clarity and length.

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Senate pages carry the boxes containing the Electoral College ballots through the Capitol on Thursday.

It worked this time, but the Electoral College would be improved by more members

Wolf is an independent energy and environmental consultant in Alexandria, Va.
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