David Daley

David Daley

David Daley is the CEO of the Connecticut News Project and the former editor-in-chief of Salon. He is the author of Ratf**ked: The True Story Behind the Secret Plan to Steal America's Democracy. Follow him on Twitter: @DaveDaley3

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Demonstrators rally in Lansing, Mich. on July 18, as the state's Supreme Court heard arguments about whether voters should be able to pass a constitutional amendment that would change how the state's voting maps are drawn. (Dale G. Young / Associated Press) Views
Friday, November 09, 2018
As Polarized As Americans Are, They Agree on This: Gerrymandering Is Wrong
America’s deeply divided electorate agreed on at least one thing on election day: Voters hate gerrymandering. In red states, blue states and purple states, they’ve had it with politicians drawing their own districts, choosing their own voters and distorting democracy. Colorado, Michigan and...
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Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts (right) and US Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy (left) in an official photo in 2017. (Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Monday, October 02, 2017
A Supreme Court Case Could Make Partisan Gerrymandering Illegal
When the worst blizzard in 130 years pummeled Madison, Wisconsin in February 2011, something impossible happened: It stranded Green Bay Packers fans trying to travel to Texas for the Super Bowl. But even a storm powerful enough to deter hardy crazies known for cheering shirtless in sub-zero...
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Sunday, August 21, 2016
The Real Way the 2016 Election Is Rigged
Hillary Clinton has put the Electoral College into checkmate. She’s closer to Donald Trump in many red states like Kansas and Texas than he is to her in key swing states. As her lead swells, naturally, fired-up Democrats and a restless media have turned their attention to a more exciting story: Can...
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Thursday, August 04, 2016
How the GOP’s Cynical Election Strategy Is Imploding
As Donald Trump enmeshed himself in a bitter fight with the parents of an American Muslim military hero — and Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell and John McCain looked to put distance between themselves and their party’s presidential nominee — there’s actually worse news for Republicans. Several important...
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