Both chambers of Congress are planning to vote on the For the People Act, which would force dark money groups to reveal their donors.
A national popular vote compact can be adopted by passing ballot initiatives in four key states or enacting a law in five large states.
Good-government groups are calling on Congress to reform the dysfunctional agency.
A secessionist political party and others argue that the open primary system violates their constitutional rights.
From paving the way for super PACs to helping tech companies dodge disclosure rules, Democratic superlawyer Marc Elias has for years worked to empower Big Money political donors.
House Democrats outside of leadership have repeatedly proposed legislation on early voting and vote-by-mail, but Speaker Pelosi and the other leaders never got on board.
Scaremongering advertisements in state court races were paid for by shadowy groups whose true funding sources weren’t available to voters.
Use these interactive maps to see how much money dark and gray money groups spent on congressional races in your state.
Voters approved a measure from state Republicans that reverses redistricting reforms passed on the ballot on 2018 while also making virtually meaningless tweaks to lobbying and campaign finance laws.
Oil and gas billionaires, private equity firms, and GOP megadonors are funding ads that aim to keep the Texas Supreme Court entirely in Republican hands as state voting trends shift from red to purple.