Daniel G. Newman

Daniel G. Newman

Daniel G. Newman is a national expert on government accountability and money in politics. He is president and co-founder of MapLight, a nonpartisan nonprofit that promotes transparency and political reform, earning a Knight-Batten Award for Innovations in Journalism, a James Madison Freedom of Information Award, a Library Journal Best Reference award, and a Webby Award nomination for Best Politics Website. Newman has appeared in hundreds of media outlets, including CNN, CBS, MSNBC, FOX Business, and NPR. He led a ballot measure campaign establishing public funding of elections in Berkeley, California, and was named one of Fast Company's 100 Most Creative People in Business. Newman received an MA in political psychology from U.C. Berkeley and a BA from Brown, and was a Fellow at the Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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'Electing a President': Exclusive Excerpt From New Graphic Novel on the US Elections System
The following is an exclusive excerpt from upcoming graphic novel Unrig: How to Fix Our Broken Democracy, published by First Second of Macmillan publishing and out on July 7. The author is Daniel G. Newman of MapLight, a non-profit focused on government transparency. The book outlines key problems...
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