Tag: elected officials

August 21, 2015

Does transparency enhance the ability for voters to evaluate candidates for office, and reward those candidates who are transparent and honest? Did the random audit policy formerly used by the Federal Election Commission (FEC) have positive benefits for both citizens and candidates?  We theorize that increased transparency creates a stronger democratic process by providing more information to voters about candidates.

November 22, 2014

by Jeremy Loudenback It’s clear that even after a historic election victory in June, not everybody is ready for Robert Garcia, Long Beach’s first Latino, and openly gay mayor as well…

October 15, 2014

by Jeremy Loudenback Over the course of the past few decades, the country has been in the midst of a significant demographic shift, becoming more racially and ethnically diverse than ever…

October 18, 2012

Price Governance Salon, featuring Manuel Teodoro, Colgate University Teodoro’s research employs both statistical analysis and interview-based and mixed-method case studies. His first book, Bureaucratic Ambition (2011, Johns Hopkins University Press),…