As U.S. democratic principles are being challenged, The Carter Center and Baker Institute for Public Policy have proposed guiding principles to ensure elections are conducted in ways that give Americans greater confidence in their outcomes. This episode explores American elections and how a set of commonsense principles can promote access, security, and confidence.
David Carroll - Director, Democracy Program, The Carter Center
Mark P. Jones - Joseph D. Jamail Chair in Latin American Studies at Rice University, Baker Institute Political Science Fellow, Professor in the Department of Political Science at Rice University
John B. Williams - Fellow, Presidential Elections Program, Rice University's Baker Institute
Doug Chapin - Senior Fellow, Program Evaluation & Policy Analysis, Fors Marsh Group
The Honorable Kim Wyman - Senior Fellow, Bipartisan Policy Center; Former Secretary of State, State of Washington
This conversation was recorded on Jan. 26, 2024. The associated report, “Guiding Principles for Election Administration," is now available.
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