The Reform Compass

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The Reform Compass delivers commentary from the Issue One team on major issues impacting American democracy — from strengthening our nation’s critical election infrastructure to reining in Big Tech.
Check out our most recent posts, below:
States on Deadline: Can Electoral Count Reform Act Updates Prevent Another January 6? — By: Jeanne Broome
  • Learn more about the Electoral Count Reform and Presidential Transition Improvement Act (ECRA) and laws passed by states to address the ECRA. Read the post.
Securing the Vote: Inside Election Integrity with New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver — By: Dr. Carah Ong Whaley
In an Era of Hyperpartisanship, Modernization is a Bright Spot — By: Joshua Manuel Bonet
  • Learn more about recent congressional modernization efforts from Issue One Legislative Associate Joshua Manuel Bonet.
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Apologies Don’t Protect Kids Online — Laws Do — By: Issue One
  • It’s time to protect kids’ safety online and ensure a safer and healthier future for our democracy.
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Election Security is National Security — By: Nick Penniman
  • As the push for more federal funding for our nation’s election infrastructure continues, Issue One Founder and CEO Nick Penniman wrote about how election security is linked to national security.
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Murthy v. Missouri: SCOTUS case plays pivotal role in election integrity and national security — By: Jamie Neikrie
  • The Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in Murthy v. Missouri. Jamie Neikrie, Issue One’s Legislative Manager on Technology Reform, analyzed how this case plays a pivotal role in election integrity and national security.
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History is Watching — By: Gideon Cohn-Postar
  • Following the 2024 State of the Union, Issue One Legislative Director Gideon Cohn-Postar reflects on how the speech touched on political violence in America and how we’ve seen it impact election officials across the country.
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A State of the Union like no other — By: Nick Penniman
  • Issue One Founder and CEO Nick Penniman reflects on the 2024 State of the Union.
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