E. Joshua Rosenkranz

E. Joshua Rosenkranz is an attorney with Heller Ehrman LLP and was formerly executive director of the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law. He was a member of the Twentieth Century Fund's Working Group on Campaign Finance Litigation and drafted its report, "Buckley Stops Here."

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Learning to Count

The electoral circus in Florida shined a klieg light on the need to
overhaul our elections across the nation. The debacle yielded a chorus of reform
pledges from politicians. As if to prove they meant it, they introduced enough
bills to level a small forest: at last count, more than 1,500 in state
legislatures and dozens in Congress. Nine months later, all this activity has
borne only three state laws that could even purport to be overhauls--and a
leaning tower of commission reports. The slow pace of progress is a powerful
argument in favor of passing a federal law that imposes basic reforms on the
states.