A famous dissenting opinion by former US Supreme Court Associate Justice Louis Brandeis once described the condition of states in our system of government as “laboratories of democracy.” If this is true, then why are they all nearly identical to each other in terms of constitutional structure?
Tag: New York
State Assembly District #123: Donna Lupardo vs. Sophia Resciniti
Over a nearly two-decade career as a state assemblywoman for New York’s 123rd assembly district and a further 40 years as a district resident, Donna Lupardo (D) has seen it all. According to her opponent Sophia Resciniti (R), this longevity represents the very subject of her chagrin toward the political establishment. Featuring an interview with Assemblywoman Lupardo.
State Senate District #52: Lea Webb vs. Rich David
City of Binghamton political powerhouses clash in state Senate bid. Featuring an interview with Democratic candidate Lea Webb.
New Yorkers Who Held Power and Made History in Congress
With the midterm elections around the corner, we look back at some of the most influential and groundbreaking politicians that New York has sent to Washington.
Before Redistricting Commissions Put an End to Gerrymandering, They Have to Actually Work
Following the 2020 census, redistricting commissions set to work to redraw voting district lines—to varying degrees of success.