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Congressional Accountability

posted Mar 3, 2017, 12:33 PM by Jeffrey Jones or 'What's My Congressman's Number? is a new project for spending accountability. 

How it works - 
Members of Congress take dozens of votes, many of which add new spending: What's My Congressman's Number automatically aggregates the new spending contained in each bill, according to official estimates, to each Member of Congress's total "number." For more information about how we arrive at our estimates, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page.

Teaching About Elections

posted Oct 11, 2016, 6:51 PM by Jeffrey Jones

"There are lots of ways to incorporate the elections into your curriculum, no matter what you teach."

Internet Connected Voting Systems

posted Sep 27, 2016, 10:42 AM by Jeffrey Jones

"The Internet Is No Place for Elections: It’s not safe to connect our voting infrastructure to the Internet, but some election boards are doing it anyway." MIT Technology Review (source:

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