CA Fwd presents the 50 State Solution

CA Fwd presents the 50 State Solution

Project will capture and highlight state-based reform work from around the country to break partisan gridlock

Explore the State of the Field

Explore the State of the Field

The State of the Field interactive map displays the status of reforms across the country



The State of the Field summarizes and tracks major reform efforts going on in each state, looking at how each one registers voters, conducts elections and redistricting, and regulates and discloses campaign contributions


Reform News

VIDEO: California entrepreneur works to shine light on money in politics

CA Fwd talks to Jim Heerwagen, citizen champion of transparency and campaign finance reform Read more

VIDEO: James Fallows on America’s split image of itself

Touring country by small plane, author finds many hold grim view of nation but are optimistic about their community Read more

VIDEO: FEC’s Ann Ravel decries dysfunction and gridlock in federal government

CA Fwd talks future of political reform with political watchdog commissioner who submitted resignation this week Read more

VIDEO: Panetta urges reforms in California to continue

Former Defense Secretary gives rousing speech on the state of national politics and the need for California to be a model of reform. Read more

CA Fwd rallies political reformers from across the US around nationwide agenda for change

Amid highly polarized national politics, reform groups seek path forward at state and local level Read more

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