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    cdem@american.edu

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CDEM in the News


The Future of Election Reform (conference)
C-SPAN, October 9, 2009

Voter ID Battle Shifts to Proof of Citizenship - Ian Urbina
New York Times, May 12, 2008

Indiana Voter ID Law Upheld - Maureen Groppe
Lancaster EagleGazette, April 28, 2008

NCSL Spring Forum: Issues to Watch in the 2008 Election - Alison Prevost
April 24, 2008

A Clearer Picture of Voter ID - Jimmy Carter and James A. Baker III
New York Times, February 3, 2008

Voting Officials Face New Rules to Bar Conflicts - Ian Urbina
New York Times, Aug 1, 2007

American University Team Visits Persian Gulf States to Assess Election Training Opportunities
American University Media Relations, July 11, 2007

Conference examines election issues - Mike Unger
American Weekly, June 15, 2007

Non-Partisan Elections
The Kojo Nnamdi Show, WAMU 88.5, June 14, 2007

Islam poses no threat to democracy, say CDEM panelists - Matt Getty
American Weekly, Mar 20, 2007

Are America's Elections Free and Fair? - Warren Olney
KCRW's To The Point, Sept 27, 2006

Maybe election day won't be a fiasco after all - Linda Feldmann
Christian Science Monitor, Sept 27, 2006

Voter ID Debate (no longer available) - Bill Schneider
CNN, Sept 25, 2006

New Push in Congress To Require All Voters To Show IDs
CNN's "The Situation Room", Sept 22, 2006

Major Problems At Polls Feared: Some Officials Say Voting Law Changes And New Technology Will Cause Trouble - Dan Balz and Zachary A. Goldfarb
Sept 17, 2006

House Discussion: Federal Election Integrity Act of 2006
Daily Issues of the Congressional Record, Sept 20, 2006

Another Urban Legend - Gregory Stanford
Milwakee Journal Sentinel, Sept 9, 2006

American University Awarded Major Grant to Support Legal Reforms in Oaxaca
American University Press Release, Aug 14, 2006

Mexico's mission: Bridge the divide - Todd A. Eisenstadt
Christian Science Monitor, Aug 3, 2006

Mexico's Election Lesson to U.S. - Robert A. Pastor
LA Times, Jul 8, 2006

Was the 2004 Election Stolen? - Robert F. Kennedy, Jr
Rolling Stone, Jun 1, 2006

Justice Talking Presents: Federal Election Reform
Justice Talking/NPR, Court TV, May 15, 2006

Reversing Course on Electronic Voting - Jeanne Cummings
Wall Street Journal, May 12 2006

The Court's Money Moment - John Henderson, Robert A. Pastor and Jamin Raskin
TomPaine.com, Feb 28 2006

Election Reforms May Be Missing in 2006 Midterm - Melissa Drosjack
Fox News, Feb 23 2006

A Little Democracy or a Genie Unbottled - James Glanz
New York Times, Jan 29 2006

Democrats Peer Ahead
New York Times, Dec 08 2005

Time to Reform the Presidential Primary System - Jimmy Carter and James A. Baker III
Roll Call, Dec 05 2005

Public backs voter IDs - Gary Andres
The Washington Times, Oct 17 2005

What Do TiVo and the Mac Mini Have in Common? - James Fallows
The New York Times, Oct 02 2005

Five Years, Sluggish Progress
USA Today, Sep 26 2005

State 'Receptive' to Idea of Paper Trail for Voting Machines
Washington Times, Sep 21 2005

Reforming the Vote
The Washington Post, Sep 20 2005

Panel Recommends Photo IDs for Voters - Brian DeBose
Washington Times, Sep 20 2005

Panel Recommends Paper Trail for Electronic Voting
USA Today, Sep 19 2005

Carter-Baker Panel to Call for Voting Fixes - Dan Balz
The Washington Post, Sep 19 2005

Report Suggests Changes to Voting
AP/Washington Times, Sep 19 2005

Election Reform Commission to Hold Final Hearing - Wendy Benjaminson
Associated Press, Jun 30 2005

Carter-Baker Commission Mulls Election Reform at AU
American Weekly, Apr 26 2005

Carter panel examines voting
The Eagle Online, Apr 21 2005

Panel on Election Issues Hears of Money Problems
NPR, Apr 19 2005

Defects In 2004 Balloting Described: Panel Hears Pleas For Improvements - Brian Faler
The Washington Post, Apr 19 2005

Funding a top election-reform issue - Laurence Arnold
Detroit Free Press, Apr 19 2005

Jimmy Carter to Chair Election Reform Commission
The Boston Globe/Reuters, Mar 24 2005

Democracy Has to Start Somewhere - Michael Wines
Feb 6 2005

American University's Center for Democracy and Election Management Establishes Partnership With the Council for a Community of Democracies
American University News, Jan 14 2005

Two Views of Elections in Iraq (.wmv)
NPR, Dec 04 2004

Law Fellows Observe U.S. Election
American Weekly, Nov 09 2004

Counting the Vote
CBS 60 Minutes, Nov 03 2004

Legal Battle Looms over Voting Rules
NPR, Oct 23 2004

Voting Reform Far From Complete
NPR's Weekend Edition, Aug 07 2004

U.S. Ranks Third in Election Administration in North America - Much to Learn From Our Neighbors
Election Law Journal, Aug 03 2004

Lessons in Elections From an Ayatollah - Robert A. Pastor
Los Angeles Times, Jan 23 2004

Neighbors
The Paula Gordon Show, Feb 14 2003

What the US can do as Venezuela Teeters - Howard LaFranchi
The Christian Science Monitor, Dec 19 2002

Brazil Sets an Example in Computerizing Its National Elections - Larry Rohter
New York Times, Oct 30 2002

Help America Vote Act of 2002
Public Law 107-252 Bill Summary and Status, Oct 29 2002

Punch Cards Endangered Under New Vote Law - Edward Felker
The Daily Journal, Oct 20 2002